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NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, June 15, 2011, 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, (402) 441-7491.

The LPlan Advisory Committee will meet on Wednesday, June 15, 2011, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., in Room 113 of the County-City Building, 555 S. 10th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska.

**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 15, 2011
[All members present] Approval of minutes of the special public hearing held May 25, 2011. ** APPROVED, 9-0 ** Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held June 1, 2011. ** APPROVED, 9-0 ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) PERMITS: 1.1 Special Permit No. 1507B, an amendment to a special permit for expansion of a non-conforming use to reduce required parking, on property generally located at S. 48th Street and Old Cheney Road. *** 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 June 2, 2011, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-01233. 1.2 Special Permit No. 11011, for the authority to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises of a restaurant, on property generally located at N. 53rd Street and "O" 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 May 31, 2011, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-01234. 1.3 Special Permit No. 11012, for the expansion of a nonconforming use, on property generally located at S. 6th Street and Washington Street (501-525 Washington 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 June 2, 2011, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-01235. 2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL: 3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA (Public Hearing and Administrative Action): 3.1 __________________________ 3.2 __________________________ 4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE: 4.1 Change of Zone No. 11020, amending Section 27.31.040 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to permitted conditional uses in the B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business District to modify conditional use requirements for the sale of alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises by deleting required yards and parking prohibitions in a required yard when the building containing the licensed premises abuts a residential district and adding new language requiring an exterior door opening of the licensed premises to be located more than 100 feet away from any parking spaces located in a side or rear yard; and repealing Section 27.31.040 of the Lincoln Municipal Code as hitherto existing. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, as amended, 9-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 11, 2011, 3:00 p.m. PERMITS: 4.2 Special Permit No. 2029A, amendment to the SW 1st Street Apartments Community Unit Plan (now known as the Vadora Community Unit Plan), for 18 townhome dwelling units and a single family dwelling, with requests to waive the side yard setback, rear yard setback, front yard setback, average lot width, lot area, lot depth, and setback from adjacent single family lot, on property generally located at SW 1st Street and West A Street. *** 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 June 3, 2011, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-01236. 4.3 Special Permit No. 11013, for soil excavation, on property generally located at NW 56th Street and West O Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated June 1, 2011, as amended, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-01237. 5. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: (See 6-1-11 agenda for staff reports on the following items.) CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 5.1a Change of Zone No. 11009, amending Section 27.63.500 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to Zoning Code Special Permits for Scrap Processing Operations, Salvage Yards, and Enclosed Disassembly Operations, to allow outdoor salvage material to be located closer than 500 feet from certain entrance corridors if land forms or screening completely obstructs the view by the traveling public of the salvage material, and to authorize the City Council to decrease the 500-foot setback under limited circumstances; and repealing Section 27.63.500 of the Lincoln Municipal Code as hitherto existing. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Applicant's request to place on pending, no date certain, granted 8-0 (Lust declared a conflict of interest). 5.1b Special Permit No. 11006, for a scrap processing operation and to allow salvage material kept outside a building to be located closer than the 500 feet to the West "O" Street entrance corridor, on property generally located at West O Street and Sun Valley Boulevard (545 West "O" Street). Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Applicant's request to place on pending, no date certain, granted 8-0 (Lust declared a conflict of interest).
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PENDING LIST: 1. Change of Zone No. 11019, amending Title 27 of the Lincoln Municipal Code, the Zoning Code, by amending Chapter 27.03 to add the definition of "Entertainment Restaurant" as Section 27.03.218 and to renumber existing Section 27.03.218 (Existing Urban Area) as Section 27.03.219; amending Sections 27.31.040, 27.33.030, and 27.37.025 to allow entertainment restaurants as a conditional use in the B-2, B-3, and B-5 zoning districts, respectively; amending Section 27.47.020 to prohibit an entertainment restaurant as a permitted use in the I-1 Industrial District; and repealing Sections 27.03.218, 27.31.040, 27.33.030, 27.37.025, and 27.47.020 of the Lincoln Municipal Code as hitherto existing. (6-1-11: Planning Commission voted 9-0 to continue public hearing on June 29, 2011 at the request of the applicant.) Planning Dept. staff contacts:
Steve Henrichsen, Development Review Manager (402) 441-6374 shenrichsen@lincoln.ne.gov
Nicole Fleck-Tooze, Long Range Planning Manager (402) 441-6363 ntooze@lincoln.ne.gov
Michael Brienzo, Transportation Planner (402) 441-6369 mbrienzo@lincoln.ne.gov
Tom Cajka, Planner (402) 441-5662 tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov
David Cary, Planner (402) 441-6364 dcary@lincoln.ne.gov
Mike DeKalb, Planner (402) 441-6370 mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov
Christy Eichorn, Planner (402) 441-7603 ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov
Brandon Garrett, Planner (402) 441-6373 bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov
Sara Hartzell, Planner (402) 441-6371 shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov
Rashi Jain, Planner (402) 441-6372 rjain@lincoln.ne.gov
Brian Will, Planner (402) 441-6362 bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
Ed Zimmer, Historic Preservation Planner (402) 441-6360 ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov
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