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NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, June 29, 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.

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AGENDA WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2011
[Commissioners Esseks and Taylor absent] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held June 15, 2011. ** APPROVED, 6-0 (Esseks, Taylor and Gaylor Baird absent). 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) COMPREHENSIVE PLAN: 1.1 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 11006, to review a proposed conservation easement as to conformance with the 2030 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, on property generally located at vacated 3rd Street between P Street and R Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Rashi Jain, 441-6372, rjain@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission 'final action': A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 7-0 (Esseks and Taylor absent). Resolution No. PC-01238. PERMITS: 1.2a County Special Permit No. 196A, an amendment to the View Pointe North Community Unit Plan, to add two additional lots for a total of 16 single family acreage lots and the establishment of a conservation easement over Outlot B, on property generally located at N. 70th Street and Waverly Road. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated June 15, 2011, 7-0 (Esseks and Taylor absent). Resolution No. PC-01239. 1.2b Special Permit No. 1976A, an amendment to the View Pointe North Community Unit Plan, to add two additional lots for a total of 16 single family acreage lots and the establishment of a conservation easement over Outlot B, on property generally located at N. 70th Street and Waverly Road. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated June 15, 2011, 7-0. Esseks and Taylor absent). Resolution No. PC-01240. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.3 Street & Alley Vacation No. 11007, to vacate a portion of S Street right-of-way, a portion of N. 6th Street right-of-way and a portion of the east/west alley, Block 270, Original Town of Lincoln; a portion of T Street right-of-way; and a portion of the east/west alley within Block 281, Original Town of Lincoln, generally located at N. 6th Street and S Street and N. 6th Street and T Street. Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Rashi Jain, 441-6372, rjain@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 7-0 (Esseks and Taylor absent). Public Hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 18, 2011, 3:00 p.m. 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. 11022, amending Section 27.61.100 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to Expansion of Nonstandard Single- and Two-family dwellings into required yards to allow the enlargement, extension, or reconstruction of the main building used for a single- or two-family dwelling and accessory buildings considered part of the main building in the R-1 through R-8 Residential Zoning Districts; and repealing Section 27.61.100 of the Lincoln Municipal Code as hitherto existing. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0 (Esseks and Taylor absent). Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 18, 2011, 3:00 p.m. CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.2a Change of Zone No. 11021HP, from R-2 Residential District to R-2 Residential District Historic Landmark, on property generally located at S. 40th Street and Randolph Street (3935 Randolph). Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 441-6360, ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0 (Esseks and Taylor absent). Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 18, 2011, 3:00 p.m. 4.2b Special Permit No. 11015, for Historic Preservation, to allow commercial catering on the lower level of a historic building, including a request to waive the parking requirement, on property generally located at S. 40th Street and Randolph Street (3935 Randolph). *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 441-6360, ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated June 17, 2011, 7-0 (Esseks and Taylor absent). Resolution No. PC-01241. PERMITS: 4.3 Special Permit No. 11014, for Historic Preservation, to reduce the side yard setback and to reduce the parking requirement, on property generally located at S. 16th Street and G Street (720 S. 16th Street). Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 441-6360, ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated June 17, 2011 (Esseks and Taylor absent). Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 18, 2011, 3:00 p.m. 5. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE: 5.1 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. Staff recommendation: Approval, as revised Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Applicant's request for additional two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, July 13, 2011, 1:00 p.m.
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PENDING LIST: 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. (6-11-11: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending, no date certain, at the applicant's request.) 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). (6-11-11: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending, no date certain, at the applicant's request.) 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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