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NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, June 17, 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, June 17, 2009, 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 briefing by staff on "Rural Home Occupations".

**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, JUNE 17, 2009
(All Members present) Approval of Minutes of Special Public Hearing on the Comprehensive Plan Annual Review, Capital Improvements Program and Transportation Improvement Program held May 13, 2009. ** APPROVED, 7-0 (Gaylor Baird abstained) ** Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held May 20, 2009. ** APPROVED, 8-0 ** Resolution in Appreciation of Eugene W. Carroll for his service to the City of Lincoln and Lancaster County as a member of the Planning Commission. ** ADOPTED, Resolution No. PC-01167, 8-0 ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) COMPREHENSIVE PLAN: 1.1 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 09006, to review as to conformance with the 2030 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, a proposal to declare property as surplus, generally located at N. 23rd Street and "Q" 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. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 13, 2009, 1:30 p.m. PERMITS: 1.2 Special Permit No. 04073A, an amendment to expand the area of the special permit for a health care facility, on property generally located at Lakewood Drive and Wedgewood Drive. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated June 3, 2009, 7-0 (Commissioner Esseks declared a conflict of interest). Resolution No. PC-01168. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.3 Waiver No. 09005, to extend the time for installation of street trees, on property generally located at NW 48th Street and Gary Gately. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 8-0. Resolution No. PC-01169. 2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL: 3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA (Public Hearing and Action): 3.1 _________________________ 3.2 _________________________ 4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE: 4.1 Change of Zone No. 09009, amending Chapter 27.69 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to signs by amending Section 27.69.020 to revise and add definitions; by adding a new Section 27.69.021 to add a Figure 1, General Sign Types; by adding a new Section 27.69.022 to provide methods to calculate the sign area of various signs; by amending Section 27.69.030 to provide general requirements for signs including location, height, sign area, illumination, and additional provisions for certain specific types of signs; by amending Section 27.69.040 to adopt Sign Tables setting forth the sign requirements for various types of signs; by repealing Sections 27.69.041, 27.69.042, 27.69.043, 27.69.044, 27.69.045, 27.69.046, 27.69.047, 27.69.048, 27.69.049, 27.69.050, 27.69.060, 27.69.070, 27.69.075, 27.69.080, 27.69.081, 27.69.083, and 27.69.210; by amending Sections 27.69.090, 27.69.220, 27.69.240, 27.69.260, and 27.69.330 to change a reference from ground sign to freestanding sign; by amending Sections 27.69.100, 27.69.110, 27.69.130, 27.69.140, 27.69.150, 27.69.180, 27.69.230, 27.69.240, and 27.69.260 to clarify that a reference to area is referring to "sign area" of a sign; by amending Section 27.69.160 to delete a requirement that the location, size and illumination of a sign for a special permitted use in a residential district must be specifically approved as part of the special permit approval; by amending Section 27.69.170 to eliminate provisions regarding when a temporary sign may be erected and why such sign must be removed; by amending Section 27.69.250 to modify provisions regarding the display of flags; by amending Section 27.69.310 to modify provisions regarding roof signs as an alternative to a freestanding sign and to change a reference from pole sign to freestanding sign; by amending Section 27.69.340 to revise provisions for signs in Planned Unit Developments; and repealing Sections 27.69.020, 27.69.030, 27.69.040, 27.69.090, 27.69.100, 27.69.110, 27.69.130, 27.69.140, 27.69.150, 27.69.160, 27.69.170, 27.69.180, 27.69.220, 27.69.230, 27.69.240, 27.69.250, 27.69.260, 27.69.310, 27.69.330, and 27.69.340 of the Lincoln Municipal Code as hitherto existing. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Deferred, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, July 1, 2009, 1:00 p.m. CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.2a Change of Zone No. 09014, to designate as a historic landmark, property located at 2201 B Street. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 441-6360, ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 13, 2009, 1:30 p.m. 4.2b Special Permit No. 09012, for Historic Preservation, to increase the height of the garage, on property located at 2201 B Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 441-6360, ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report, 7-1 (Taylor dissenting). Resolution No. PC-01170. 5. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE: 5.1 Change of Zone No. 09002, from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, on property generally located at S. 96th Street and Saltillo Road. Staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov *** This item was withdrawn by the applicant on May 26, 2009 ***
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PENDING LIST: None 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
* * * * * 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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