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*** ACTION BY PLANNING COMMISSION ***
NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, December 17, 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 Planning Commission has canceled their meeting scheduled for December 31, 2008

**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, DECEMBER 17, 2008
[Commissioner Cornelius absent] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held December 3, 2008. ** APPROVED, 6-0 (Cornelius and Taylor absent; Francis abstained) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) ANNEXATION WITH RELATED ITEMS: 1.1a Annexation No. 08025, to annex approximately 10 acres, generally located at SW 48th Street and West "O" Street. Planning staff recommendation: Approval, subject to Annexation Agreement Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, SUBJECT TO ANNEXATION AGREEMENT, 7-0 (Cornelius and Taylor absent). Public hearing before City Council will be scheduled when the Annexation Agreement has been completed and is scheduled. 1.1b Change of Zone No. 08061, from AG Agricultural District to H-3 Highway Commercial District, on property generally located at SW 48th Street and West "O" Street. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0 (Cornelius and Taylor absent). Public hearing before City Council will be scheduled when the associated Annexation No. 08025 and the Annexation Agreement are scheduled. CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.2 Change of Zone No. 08059, amending Chapter 27.69 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to Signs by amending Sections 27.69.047 and 27.69.049 to eliminate restrictions regarding the location of signs within 660 feet of a designated interstate; and repealing Sections 27.69.047 and 27.69.049 of the Lincoln Municipal Code as hitherto existing. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0 (Cornelius and Taylor absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, January 12, 2009, 1:30 p.m. 1.3 Change of Zone No. 08060, amending Chapter 27.03 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to zoning code definitions by adding a new section numbered 27.03.634 to provide a definition for truck stop; amending Sections 27.39.020 and 27.43.020 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to permitted uses in the H-1 Interstate Commercial District and H-3 Highway Commercial District, respectively, to add truck stops as a permitted use in said districts; and repealing Sections 27.39.020 and 27.43.020 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, 7-0 (Cornelius and Taylor absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, January 12, 2009, 1:30 p.m. 1.4 Change of Zone No. 08063, amending Section 27.69.090 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to permitted signs for churches, schools and community playhouses to conditionally allow an electronic changeable copy sign fronting on an arterial street; and repealing Section 27.69.090 of the Lincoln Municipal Code as hitherto existing. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-1 (Gaylor Baird dissenting; Cornelius absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, January 12, 2009, 1:30 p.m. CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 1.5a Change of Zone No. 08062, from R-4 Residential District to R-6 Residential District, on property legally generally located at S. 26th Street and N Street. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0 (Cornelius and Taylor absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, January 12, 2009, 1:30 p.m. 1.5b Special Permit No. 05046A, an amendment to expand the boundaries of the special permit for a Nonprofit Religious, Educational and Philanthropic Institution for the Lighthouse youth program, on property generally located at S. 26th Street and N Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated December 4, 2008, 7-0 (Cornelius and Taylor absent). Resolution No. PC-01150. PERMITS: 1.6 County Special Permit No. 07043A, an amendment to expand the boundaries of the special permit for agricultural chemical storage, on property generally located at SW 14th Street and W. Hallam Road. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated December 1, 2008, 7-0 (Cornelius and Taylor absent). Public hearing date before the Lancaster County Board of Commissioners is being requested. 1.7 Special Permit No. 08049, for expansion of a nonconforming use, on property generally located at S. 54th Street and LaSalle Street (5401 LaSalle Street). *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated December 2, 2008, 7-0 (Cornelius and Taylor absent). Resolution No. PC-01151. 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 January 28, 2009 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, January 28, 2009, 1:00 p.m. 4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: MISCELLANEOUS: 4.1 Waiver No. 08008, to waive the requirements of the Land Subdivision Ordinance for sidewalks on the west side of S. 39th Street abutting property generally located at S. 39th Street and Calvert Street. Staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 8-0 (Cornelius absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, January 12, 2009, 1:30 p.m.
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*** THE PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING SCHEDULED FOR DECEMBER 31, 2008 HAS BEEN CANCELED ***
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
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