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NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, November 19, 2008, at 1:00 p.m. in the City-Council Chambers, County-City Building, 555 South 10th Street, Lincoln Nebraska, on the following items. For more information, call the Planning Department, 441-7491.

The Lincoln/Lancaster County Planning Commission will meet on Wednesday, November 19, 2008, 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. in Conference Room 113 of the County/City Building, 555 S. 10th St., Lincoln, Nebraska, for a workshop on Rural Development Policies.

**PLEASE NOTE: The Planning Commission action is final action on any item with a notation of "FINAL ACTION". Any aggrieved person may appeal Final Action of the Planning Commission to the City Council by filing a Notice of Appeal with the City Clerk within 14 days following the action of the Planning Commission. **

The Planning Commission action on all other items is a recommendation to the City Council or County Board.

AGENDA WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2008
Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held November 5, 2008. 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 Change of Zone No. 08054, to amend Section 27.67.030 of the Lincoln Municipal Code to limit parking in the front yard in the R-1 through R-4 zoning districts to one- and two-family dwellings; and repealing Section 27.67.030 of the Lincoln Municipal Code as hitherto existing. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, December 8, 2008, 5:30 p.m. 1.2 Change of Zone No. 08055, to amend Title 27 of the Lincoln Municipal Code to allow domestic shelters to be operated by for- profit entities in the H-2, H-3 and H-4 Commercial Districts by amending Section 27.03.213 to provide that domestic shelters comply with all applicable state licensure requirements; amending Sections 27.41.020, 27.43.020, and 27.45.020 to add domestic shelters as a permitted use in H-2, H-3, and H-4 Commercial Districts, respectively; and repealing Sections 27.03.213, 27.41.020, 27.43.020, and 27.45.020 of the Lincoln Municipal Code as hitherto existing. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brandon Garrett, 441-6373, bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, December 8, 2008, 5:30 p.m. 1.3 Change of Zone No. 08056, to amend Section 27.27.020 of the Lincoln Municipal Code to allow domiciliary care facilities, elderly or retirement housing, and group homes as permitted uses in the O-3 Office Park District and repealing Section 27.27.020 of the Lincoln Municipal Code as hitherto existing. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brandon Garrett, 441-6373, bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, December 8, 2008, 5:30 p.m. PERMITS: 1.4 County Special Permit No. 08047 , to allow a garden center, on property generally located at the SW corner of S. 148th Street and Old Cheney Road. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated November 4, 2008, 9-0. Public hearing before Lancaster County Board of Commissioners is being requested. 1.5 Special Permit No. 08048 , to allow parking in the front yard setback, on property generally located at N. 70th Street and Kearney Street. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brandon Garrett, 441-6373, bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated November 13, 2008, 9-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, December 8, 2008, 5:30 p.m. 2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL: PERMITS: 2.1 Special Permit No. 08034A , Whispering Meadows Community Unit Plan, an amendment to show the layout of 155 attached single-family lots, with waiver requests to allow sanitary sewer to flow against the grade; to allow 20' wide private roadways; to allow adjustments to heights and area requirements; and to waive the required sidewalks and street trees on both sides of all streets, on property generally located at SW 27th Street and West A Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Continued public hearing on December 17, 2008 at the request of the applicant Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Applicant's request for deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, December 17, 2008. 3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA (Public Hearing and Action): 3.1 _________________________ 3.2 _________________________
* * * * * * * * * * AT THIS TIME, ANYONE WISHING TO SPEAK ON AN ITEM NOT ON THE AGENDA, MAY DO SO * * * * * * * * * *
PENDING LIST: 1. Change of Zone No. 3321, requested by Michael T. Johnson, on behalf of West Gate, Inc., from R-7 Residential District to B-4 Lincoln Center Business District, on property generally located at 1729 M Street. (** Expires 01/28/09 **) (6-13-01: Planning Commission voted 6-0 to place on pending at the request of the applicant.) Planning Dept. staff contacts:
Steve Henrichsen, Development Review Manager 441-6374 shenrichsen@lincoln.ne.gov
Mike Brienzo, Transportation Planner 441-6369 mbrienzo@lincoln.ne.gov
Tom Cajka, Planner 441-5662 tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov
David Cary, Long Range Planner 441-6364 dcary@lincoln.ne.gov
Mike DeKalb, Planner 441-6370 mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov
Christy Eichorn, Planner 441-7603 ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov
Brandon Garrett, Planner 441-6373 bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov
Brian Will, Planner 441-6362 bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
Ed Zimmer, Historic Preservation Planner 441-6360 ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov
* * * * * The Planning Commission meeting which is broadcast live at 1:00 p.m. every other Wednesday will be rebroadcast on Sundays at 1:00 p.m. on 5 City-TV, Cable Channel 5.

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