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NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, July 13, 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 Lincoln/Lancaster County Planning Commission will meet on Wednesday, July 13, 2011, from 12:00 noon - 12:45 p.m. in Room 113 of the City-County Building, 555 S. 10th St., Lincoln, Nebraska, for a workshop on "County Land Use Plan in LPlan 2040".

**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 13, 2011
[All members present] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held June 29, 2011. ** APPROVED, 8-0 (Esseks abstained) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 Change of Zone No. 11024, North Hills Planned Unit Development, for a change of zone from B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business District to B-2 PUD, on property generally located at N. 14th Street and Fletcher Avenue; for a Planned Unit Development District designation of said property; and for approval of a development plan which proposes a waiver to allow the details typically shown on a preliminary plat to be approved by administrative amendment; and to develop 198,825 sq. ft. of commercial floor area and 565 dwelling units, or any combination of the two, on the underlying B-2 zoning. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated June 27, 2011, as revised on July 11, 2011, 9-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, August 1, 2011, 3:00 p.m. PERMITS: 1.2 Special Permit No. 11016, for a salvage yard operation, on property generally located at N. Antelope Valley Parkway and Dawes Avenue. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Rashi Jain, 441-6372, rjain@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda upon reconsideration and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated July 1, 2011, 7-2 (Larson and Esseks dissenting.) Resolution No. PC-01242. 1.3 Special Permit No. 11017, for the authority to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises, on property generally located at Pioneers Blvd. and Hwy. 2 (3700 S. 9th Street, Suite C). *** 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 27, 2011, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-01243. 2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL: (See Item 5.1 below) 3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA (Public Hearing and Administrative Action): (See Item No. 1.1 and 1.2 above) 3.1 __________________________ 3.2 __________________________ 4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: COMPREHENSIVE PLAN WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.1a Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 11007, to review as to conformance with the 2030 Lincoln City/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, a proposal to declare property as surplus, generally located at N. 14th Street and Manatt Street. 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, 9-0. The scheduling of Public Hearing before City Council is pending. 4.1b Street and Alley Vacation No. 11008, to vacate N. 13th Street from the south right-of-way of Manatt Street south to the north line of vacated N. 13th Street; Hartley Street from the west right-of-way line of N. 14th Street to the east right-of-way line of N. 13th Street; and the east-west alley between N. 13th Street and N. 14th Street. 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, 9-0. The scheduling of Public Hearing before City Council is pending. 5. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: See 6-29-11 agenda for staff report on the following item. 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 deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, July 27, 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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