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*** ACTION BY PLANNING COMMISSION ***
NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, April 18, 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, 441-7491.

The Lincoln/Lancaster County Planning Commission will meet on Wednesday, April 18, 2012, from 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. in Room 113 of the County-City Building, 555 S. 10th St., Lincoln, Nebraska, for a briefing by Planning staff on "Use Groups".

**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 or County Board by filing a Notice of Appeal with the City Clerk or County 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, APRIL 18, 2012
[All members present] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held April 4, 2012. ** APPROVED, 9-0 ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) PERMITS: 1.1 Special Permit No. 12009 , for seasonal sales, on property located at 7800 Holdrege Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 402-441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated April 4, 2012, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-01277. 1.2 Special Permit No. 12010, Cech Addition Community Unit Plan, for two lots, with a request to waive setbacks and minimum lot depth, on property generally located at S. 40th Street and Pioneers Boulevard. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6162, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated April 4, 2012, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-01278. 2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL: 2.1 _____________________________________ 2.2 _____________________________________ 3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA: 3.1 _____________________________________ 3.2 _____________________________________ 4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE: 4.1 Change of Zone No. 12005, from AG Agricultural District and R-2 Residential District to H-3 Highway Commercial District, on property generally located at Highway 2 and First Street, Cheney, Nebraska. Staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, subject to conditional zoning agreement, 6-3 (Esseks, Gaylor Baird and Cornelius dissenting). Public Hearing before City Council will be scheduled when the associated conditional zoning agreement is completed and scheduled. CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.2a Change of Zone No. 12004, amending Title 27 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to the Zoning Code by amending Figure 27.35.070(a) within Section 27.35.070 to reflect the revised height limits in the B-4 Lincoln Center Business District; adding a new section numbered 27.59.015 titled "Scope of Regulations" to clarify that airport zoning regulations are applicable in all underlying zoning districts and apply to both public and private entities; amending Section 27.59.040 relating to airport zoning height restrictions to replace the metes and bounds description with a reference to the Airport Zoning Map; amending Section 27.69.035 and Table 1, Off Premises Signs, within Section 27.69.040 to prohibit the location of off premises signs in the Haymarket and Downtown areas of the B-4 Lincoln Center Business District west of 9th Street; repealing Sections 27.35.070, 27.59.040, and 27.69.035 and Table 1 within Section 27.69.040 (Off-Premises Signs) of the Lincoln Municipal Code as hitherto existing; amending the Lincoln Airport Zoning Map dated February 25, 2002 to be consistent with Figure 27.35.070(a); and amending the Lincoln Capitol Environs District Height Regulation Map to reflect a 57-foot height requirement west of the Capitol. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 402-441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Lust absent). Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, May 14, 2012, 3:00 p.m. 4.2b Miscellaneous No. 12001, amending Sections 4.1 and 4.2 of Chapter 3.76, of the Lincoln Downtown Design Standards, by amending Section 4.1 to add a new subsection 4.1.g prohibiting drive-through facilities in the area of the B-4 Lincoln Center Business District bounded by 10th Street, 150 feet north of P Street, 14th Street and N Street, and by amending Section 4.2 to add additional detail provisions regarding approved and prohibited building materials under subsection 4.2.a., to include parking structures along Canopy Drive under subsection 4.2.b as a location where parking structures shall be designed with useable floor area on the ground floor between parking areas and public sidewalks, and to require under 4.2.d that ground floor buildings with frontages along Canopy Drive shall have transparent glazing in at least 70% of the area between 4 feet and 9 nine feet above the sidewalk except in the case of residential buildings, and repealing Sections 4.1 and 4.2 as hitherto existing. Staff Recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 402-441-6360, ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Lust absent). Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, May 14, 2012, 3:00 p.m.
* * * * * * * * * * AT THIS TIME, ANYONE WISHING TO SPEAK ON AN ITEM NOT ON THE AGENDA, MAY DO SO * * * * * * * * * *
PENDING LIST: 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. (2-22-12: Planning Commission voted 7-0 to continue public hearing on May 16, 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
* * * * * The Planning Commission meeting which is broadcast live at 1:00 p.m. every other Wednesday, will be rebroadcast on Sundays at 1:00 p.m. on 5 City-TV, Cable Channel 5.

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