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NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, February 22, 2012, 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, FEBRUARY 22, 2012
[Commissioners Butcher and Francis absent] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held February 8, 2012. ** APPROVED, 6-0 (Hove, Butcher and Francis absent) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 Change of Zone No. 05004A, an amendment to the Pine Garden Planned Unit Development to include an approximately 66-bed memory care facility, with approval of a development plan which proposes modifications to the Zoning Ordinance, Subdivision Ordinance and Design Standards, on property generally located at S. 84th Street and Old Cheney Road. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated February 7, 2012, 7-0 (Butcher and Francis absent). Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, March 12, 2012, 3:00 p.m. 2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL: CHANGE OF ZONE: 2.1 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: The applicant has requested a 90-day deferral until May 16, 2012 Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Applicant's request for deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, May 16, 2012, 1:00 p.m. 3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA: None 4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATION ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE: 4.1a County Change of Zone No. 12001, amending the Lancaster County Zoning Resolution, by adding a new section to Article 2, numbered 2.088, to provide the definition of "market garden"; amending Article 4, section 4.007 and Article 5, section 5.007, to add market gardens as a permitted special use in the AG and AGR zoning districts, respectively; amending Article 13, section 13.001 to provide conditions for approval for market gardens as a permitted special use and to allow certain accessory uses to market gardens; and repealing Article 4, section 4.007, Article 5, section 5.007 and Article 13, section 13.001 of the Lancaster County Zoning Resolution as hitherto existing. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 441-6371, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0 (Butcher and Francis absent). Public Hearing before the Lancaster County Board of Commissioners being requested. 4.1b Change of Zone No. 12002, amending Title 27 of the Lincoln Municipal Code, the Zoning Ordinance, by adding a new section numbered 27.03.417 to provide the definition of "market garden"; amending Sections 27.07.040 and 27.09.040 to add market gardens as a permitted special use in the AG and AGR zoning districts, respectively; amending Section 27.63.680 to add market gardens as an exception to a licensed premises100-foot spacing requirement from a residential district; adding a new section numbered 27.63.820 to provide conditions for approval for market gardens as a permitted special use and to allow certain accessory uses to market gardens, including the sale of alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises; amending Section 27.67.040 to provide parking requirements for farm wineries and market gardens; and repealing Sections 27.07.040, 27.09.040, 27.63.680 and 27.67.040 of the Lincoln Municipal Code as hitherto existing. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 441-6371, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0 (Butcher and Francis absent). Public Hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, March 12, 2012, 3:00 p.m. 4.1c County Special Permit No. 12003, for authority to operate a market garden with a restaurant as an accessory use, on property generally located at 10405 Branched Oak Road. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 441-6371, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated February 9, 2012, 7-0 (Butcher and Francis absent). Resolution No. PC-01268. 5. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATION ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE: 5.1 Change of Zone No. 11042, Lincoln Public Schools District Office Planned Unit Development, for a change of zone from R-1 Residential District, R-2 Residential District, B-1 Local Business District, and H-2 Highway Business District to B-1 Local Business District PUD, on property generally located at the southeast corner of Cotner Blvd and O Street; for a planned unit development district designation of said property and approval of a development plan which proposes modifications to the Zoning Ordinance, Land Subdivision Ordinance and Design Standards to allow office and commercial uses not exceeding approximately 200,000 square feet in floor area. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Had pubic hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated January 26, 2012, with the amendments as requested by the applicant and further amended by Commissioner Cornelius, 6-0 (Francis, Butcher and Lust absent). Public Hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, March 12, 2012, 1:00 p.m. 5.2 Change of Zone No. 11044, from P Public Use District to R-7 Residential District; from R-7 Residential District to P Public Use District; and from P Public Use District and I-1 Industrial District to B-1 Local Business District, on property generally located at N. 17th Street and R Streets. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Rashi Jain, 441-6372, rjain@lincoln.ne.gov Applicant's request for additional two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, March 7, 2012, 1:00 p.m.
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PENDING LIST: 1a. Change of Zone No. 11045, from R-2 Residential District, I-1 Industrial District, and R-5 Residential District to H-3 Highway Commercial District on property generally located at N. 40th Street and Colfax Avenue. (1-25-12: Planning Commission voted 7-0 to continue public hearing on April 18, 2012 at the request of the applicant.) 1b. Preliminary Plat No. 11002, MJ Tent, for approximately 14 commercial lots, with requests to waive storm water detention facilities, sanitary sewer running opposite the street grades, and the centerline grade more than one foot below the 50 year flood elevation, on property generally located at N. 40th Street and Colfax Avenue. *** FINAL ACTION *** (1-25-12: Planning Commission voted 7-0 to continue public hearing on April 18, 2012 at the request of the applicant.) 2. Special Permit No. 06001A, an amendment to the Grand Terrace Community Unit Plan to expand the boundary of the CUP by approximately three acres to allow for approximately seven additional residential lots, on property generally located as South 84th Street and Highway 2. *** FINAL ACTION *** (2-8-22: Planning Commission voted 7-0 to continue public hearing on March 21, 2012 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
Christy Eichorn, Planner (402) 441-7603 ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov
Brandon Garrett, Planner (402) 441-6373 bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov
Stacey Groshong Hageman, Planner (402) 441-6361 slhageman@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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