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NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, July 1, 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.

**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, JULY 1, 2009
[Commissioner Partington absent] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held June 17, 2009. ** APPROVED, 7-0 (Partington absent) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) COMPREHENSIVE PLAN: 1.1 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 09007, to review a proposed conservation easement as to conformance with the 2030 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, on property generally located at N. 9th Street and Claremont Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission 'final action': A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 7-0 (Partington absent). Resolution No. PC-01171. PERMITS: 1.2 Special Permit No. 500B, an amendment to the special permit for a private school to include an evening adult component, on property generally located at Austin Drive and Antelope Creek Road. *** 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 June 17, 2009, 7-0 (Partington absent). Resolution No. PC-01172. 1.3 Special Permit No. 09013, for the authority to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises, on property generally located at N. 27th Street and Y 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 June 16, 2009, 7-0 (Partington absent). Resolution No. PC-01173. 2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL: 3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA (Public Hearing and Action): 3.1 _________________________ 3.2 _________________________ 4. CONTINUED 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, as revised Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, as revised on June 30, 2009, 7-0 (Partington absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 20, 2009, 1:30 p.m.
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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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