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*** ACTION BY PLANNING COMMISSION ***
NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, January 14, 2009, 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, January 14, 2009, in Conference Room 113 of the County/City Building, 555 S. 10th St., Lincoln, Nebraska:
* 11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. for an update on the Annexation Study by Planning staff;
* 11:15 a.m. - 12:00 noon for a briefing on the North 27th Street Corridor and Environs and Antelope Valley Redevelopment Plan Amendments by Urban Development staff;
* 12:00 noon - 12:45 p.m. for a briefing on Excavation and Stone Milling standards by Planning staff.

**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, JANUARY 14, 2009
[Commissioner Gaylor Baird absent] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held December 17, 2008. ** APPROVED, 7-0 ( Cornelius abstained; Gaylor Baird absent) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) COMPREHENSIVE PLAN: 1.1 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 08027, to review as to conformance with the 2030 Lincoln City-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, an amendment to the North 27th Street Corridor and Environs Redevelopment Plan. The proposed amendment adds the "Matt Talbot Kitchen and Outreach Project" for the renovation of the existing Carnegie Library located at 2121 North 27th Street, and the construction of a new facility of approximately 9,000 square feet, on property generally located at N. 27th Street and Center Street. Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 8-0 (Gaylor Baird absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, February 9, 2009, 1:30 p.m. COMPREHENSIVE PLAN WITH RELATED ITEMS: 1.2a Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 08026, to review as to conformance with the 2030 Lincoln City-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, an amendment to the North 27th Street Corridor and Environs Redevelopment Plan. The proposed amendment adds the "Little Saigon Commercial Development Project" for an approximately 8,400 square feet commercial/retail building, on property generally located at N. 26th Street and W Street. Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 8-0 (Gaylor Baird absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, February 9, 2009, 1:30 p.m. 1.2b Change of Zone No. 08067, from R-6 Residential District to B-3 Commercial District and from I-1 Industrial District to B-3 Commercial District, on property generally located at N. 26th Street and W Street. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Gaylor Baird absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, February 9, 2009, 1:30 p.m. 1.2c Street & Alley Vacation No. 08012, to vacate the west portion of the east- west alley between N. 26th and N. 27th Streets, north of W Street. Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 8-0 (Gaylor Baird absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, February 9, 2009, 1:30 p.m. ANNEXATION: 1.3 Annexation No. 08024, to annex 35.8 acres, more or less, generally located southeast of SW 12th Street and W. Denton Road. Staff recommendation: Approval, subject to an Annexation Agreement Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, subject to an Annexation Agreement, 8-0 (Gaylor Baird absent). Public hearing before City Council will be scheduled when the associated Annexation Agreement has been completed. 1.4 Annexation No. 08026, to annex the east 150 feet of Lot 122 adjacent to South 98th Street, generally located at S. 98th Street and Andermatt Drive. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL (Gaylor Baird absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, February 2, 2009, 1:30 p.m. CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.5 Change of Zone No. 08064, amending Section 27.11.080 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to height and area regulations in the R-1 Residential District, to reduce required side yards of single-family dwelling lots in existence on November 2, 1953, to a width of not less than ten percent of the width of the lot, but not less than five feet. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Gaylor Baird absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, February 2, 2009, 1:30 p.m. 1.6 County Change of Zone No. 08065, amending the Lancaster County Zoning Resolution relating to wind energy conversion systems (also known as wind turbines and windmills), by amending Article 4, "AG" Agricultural District, Section 4.005, Permitted Conditional Uses and Article 5, "AGR" Agricultural Residential District, Section 5.005, Permitted Conditional Uses, to add WECS over the district height as a permitted conditional use in the AG and AGR districts. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Gaylor Baird absent). Public hearing before the Lancaster County Board of Commissioners is being requested. 1.7 Change of Zone No. 08068, amending Section 27.71.190 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to Building Line Districts, to provide that the street centerlines referred to in this section are those shown on the Lincoln Building Line District Map dated November 1, 1985, as amended. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov ** WITHDRAWN ** 1.8a Change of Zone No. 08069, to adjust the building line district on property generally located at S. 66th Street and Highway 2. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Gaylor Baird absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, February 2, 2009, 1:30 p.m. 1.8b Change of Zone No. 05026B, an amendment to the Apple's Way Planned Unit Development, to adjust setbacks in the R-1 zoning district, and to expand the boundary of the PUD to include an outlot for a subdivision identification sign, on property generally located at S. 66th Street and Highway 2. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report, 8-0 (Gaylor Baird absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, February 2, 2009, 1:30 p.m. PERMITS: 1.9 Special Permit No. 08050, for expansion of a nonstandard single family dwelling into the required rear yard, on property generally located near N. 33rd Street and W Street (827 North 33rd 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 29, 2008, 8-0 (Gaylor Baird absent). Resolution No. PC-01152. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.10 Street & Alley Vacation No. 08011, to vacate southbound Tallgrass Parkway from the north right-of-way line of Aster Road north to the end of the platted right-of-way and Penrose Drive from the west right-of-way line of northbound Tallgrass Parkway west to the end of the platted right-of-way. Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 8-0 (Gaylor Baird absent). Public hearing before City Council will be scheduled when the provisions of Chapter 14.20 of the Lincoln Municipal Code have been satisfied. 2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL: 3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA (Public Hearing and Action): 3.1 _________________________ 3.2 _________________________ 4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: COMPREHENSIVE PLAN WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.1a Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 08028, to review as to conformance with the 2030 Lincoln City-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, an amendment to the Antelope Valley Redevelopment Plan. The proposed amendment adds the "Antelope Village Project", consisting of an office/ condominium building of approximately 18,000 square feet for the NeighborWorks Lincoln office space, a community room, workout facilities and 8 to 10 condo units on the second and third floors, and 18 townhomes for home ownership, on property generally located between 23rd and 24th Streets, P and Q Streets. Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 8-0 (Gaylor Baird absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, February 9, 2009, 1:30 p.m. 4.1b Change of Zone No. 08066, Antelope Village Planned Unit Development, on property generally located northeast of N. 23rd Street and P Street; for a Planned Unit Development District designation of said property and modifications to the standards of the underlying zoning district, subdivision ordinance and design standards. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, with amendment deleting Waiver #10, as requested by staff, 8-0 (Gaylor Baird absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, February 9, 2009, 1:30 p.m. ANNEXATION WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.2a Annexation No. 08023, to annex 26.27 acres, more or less, generally located southwest of SW 12th Street and W. Denton Road. Staff recommendation: Approval, subject to an Annexation Agreement Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, subject to an Annexation Agreement, 7-0 (Gaylor Baird and Taylor absent). Public hearing before City Council will be scheduled when the associated Annexation Agreement has been completed. 4.2b Change of Zone No. 08051, from AGR Agricultural Residential District to R-3 Residential District, on property generally located southwest of SW 12th Street and W. Denton Road. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0 (Gaylor Baird and Taylor absent). Public hearing before City Council will be scheduled when Annexation No. 08023 is scheduled. 4.2c Special Permit No. 08041, Stone Haven Community Unit Plan, for approximately 84 single family lots and 72 single family attached lots, with requests to waive pedestrian easements and setbacks, on property generally located southwest of SW 12th Street and W. Denton Road. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated December 24, 2008, with amendment to add Condition #2.9, as requested by the applicant and agreed upon by staff, 7-0 (Gaylor Baird and Taylor absent). Resolution No. PC-01153. PERMITS: 4.3 County Special Permit No. 08051, to allow a campground, on property generally located at NW 112th Street and Interstate 80. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Applicant's request for four-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, February 11, 2009, 1:00 p.m. MISCELLANEOUS: 4.4 Miscellaneous No. 08015, to review the proposed determination that the "South Capitol Redevelopment Area Blight and Substandard Determination Study" area be declared a blighted and substandard area as defined in the Nebraska Community Development Law. The study area consists of an estimated 287 acres, more or less, and is generally bounded by 8th Street to 18th Street, between Euclid Avenue and G Street. Staff recommendation: Finding that there is a reasonable presence of substandard and blighted conditions Staff Planner: Brandon Garrett, 441-6373, bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING THAT THERE IS A REASONABLE PRESENCE OF SUBSTANDARD AND BLIGHTED CONDITIONS, 7-0 (Gaylor Baird and Taylor absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, February 23, 2009, 5:30 p.m.
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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.) 2. 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 height 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 *** (12-17-08: Planning Commission voted 7-0 to continue public hearing on January 28, 2009 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
Rashi Jain, Planner 441-6372 rjain@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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