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NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, August 10, 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, 441-7491.

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AGENDA WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2011
[All members present] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held July 27, 2011. ** APPROVED, 7-0 (Gaylor Baird abstained; Taylor absent at time of vote) ** The Planning Commission unanimously adopted Resolution of Appreciation No. PC-01245 for Mike DeKalb's 36 years of service in the Planning Department. 1. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL: None 2. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE: 2.1 Change of Zone No. 11027, amending Title 27 of the Lincoln Municipal Code by amending Sections 27.25.020, 27.27.020, 27.28.020, 27.31.030, 27.37.020, 27.41.020, 27.43.020, and 27.45.020 to allow adult care centers as a permitted use in the O-1 Office District, O-3 Office Park District, R-T Residential Transition District, B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business District; B-5 Planned Regional Business District, H-2 Highway Business District, H-3 Highway Commercial District and H-4 General Commercial District, respectively; and repealing Sections 27.25.020, 27.27.020, 27.28.020, 27.31.030, 27.37.020, 27.41.020, 27.43.020, and 27.45.020 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, 9-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, August 29, 2011, 5:30 p.m. 2.2 Change of Zone No. 11028, amending Section 27.35.025 of the Lincoln Municipal Code to allow the sale of alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises in the B-4 Lincoln Center Business District as a permitted conditional use; and repealing Section 27.35.025 of the Lincoln Municipal Code as hitherto existing. Staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Applicant's request for 16-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, November 30, 2011, 1:00 p.m. 2.3 Change of Zone No. 11029 , amending Section 27.45.025 of the Lincoln Municipal Code to allow hotels and motels in the H-4 General Commercial District as a permitted conditional use; and repealing Section 27.45.025 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, 8-0 (Gaylor Baird absent at time of vote). Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, August 29, 2011, 5:30 p.m. PERMITS: 2.4 Special Permit No. 1174H, an amendment to the Chateau Development Community Unit Plan, to expand the boundaries of the existing Community Unit Plan to the north and add 36 multifamily dwelling units, on generally located at 1313 N. 63rd Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Rashi Jain, 441-6372, rjain@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated July 27, 2011, as amended on August 9, 2011, with amendment to Condition #1.6, as requested by the applicant and agreed upon by staff, 7-0. Francis and Gaylor Baird absent at time of vote). Resolution No. PC-01246.
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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.) 2. 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. (7-27-11: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to continue public hearing on August 24, 2011 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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