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NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, May 16, 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, May 16, 2012, from 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. in Conference Room 210 of the County-City Building, 555 S. 10th St., Lincoln, Nebraska, for a continued workshop with Urban Development on the Redevelopment Process and TIF.

**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, MAY 16, 2012
Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held May 2, 2012. 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) PERMITS: 1.1 Special Permit No. 12018, to allow seasonal sales, on property generally located at Old Cheney Road and Warlick Boulevard. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Rashi Jain, 402-441-6372, rjain@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated May 1, 2012, 8-0 (Lust absent). Resolution No. PC-01284. 1.2 Special Permit No. 12020, for expansion of a nonconforming use to allow addition of handicap entrance on the east side of the building and parking on the south side of the building, on property generally located at S. 1st Street and F Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Rashi Jain, 402-441-6372, rjain@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 May 2, 2012, 8-0 (Lust absent). Resolution No. PC-01285. 2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL: 2.1 County Special Permit No. 12015 and City Special Permit No. 12016, for a recreational facility, on property in split jurisdiction generally located at SW 29th Street and W. Wittstruck Road. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Applicant has requested deferral until May 30, 2012 Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 402-441-6371, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov Applicant's revised request for deferral, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, June 13, 2012, granted. 3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA: 3.1 _____________________________________ 3.2 _____________________________________ 4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: COMPREHENSIVE PLAN WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.1a Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 12006, to review the proposed declaration of surplus property as to conformance with the 2040 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, generally located at S. 21st Street and M Street. Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Nicole Fleck-Tooze, 402-441-6363, ntooze@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 8-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, June 11, 2012, 3:00 p.m. 4.1b Change of Zone No. 12011, from B-4 Lincoln Center Business District to P Public Use District; and from P Public Use District to B-4 Lincoln Center Business District, on property generally located at S. 21st Street and M Street. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brandon Garrett, 402-441-6373, bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, June 11, 2012, 3:00 p.m. ANNEXATION WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.2a Annexation No. 12003, to annex approximately 41 acres, more or less, on property generally located at S. 56th Street and Pine Lake Road. Staff recommendation: Approval, subject to a revised Annexation Agreement Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Applicant's request for two-week deferral granted with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, May 30, 2012. 4.2b Change of Zone No. 04075C,an amendment to the Village Gardens Planned Unit Development, for expansion of the area of the PUD by approximately 41 acres, on property generally located at S. 56th Street and Pine Lake Road, for a Planned Unit Development District designation, and approval of a development plan which proposes certain modifications to the Zoning and Land Subdivision Ordinances to allow an additional approximately 220 dwelling units in the underlying R-3-zoned area. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Applicant's request for two-week deferral granted with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, May 30, 2012. CHANGE OF ZONE: 4.3 Change of Zone No. 12010, amending Section 27.63.685 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to Sale of Alcoholic Beverages for Consumption Off the Premises, to allow the City Council to waive the 100-foot separation requirement set forth in subsection 27.63.685(c) under specified conditions; and repealing Section 27.63.685 of the Lincoln Municipal Code as hitherto existing. Staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 7-1 (Sunderman dissenting; Lust absent). Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, June 11, 2012, 3:00 p.m. PERMITS: 4.4 Special Permit No. 10005A, for the expansion of an existing Recreational Facility (Camp Sonshine) from 80 up to 300 camp attendees at any one time during the summer months; to reconfigure building layout and add new accessory uses such as a portable classroom and swimming pool; and to allow up to 20 attendees at an after school program, on property generally located at S. 25th Street and Bennet Road. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 402-441-6371, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated May 3, 2012, as amended by the applicant and staff on May 16, 2-12, 8-0 (Lust absent). Resolution No. PC-01286. 4.5 Special Permit No. 12014, Pleasant Hill Acres Community Unit Plan, for approximately 6 single family acreage lots, with request to waive sidewalks, street trees, street lighting, landscape screening, block length, preliminary plat, setbacks and design standards for provisions for future street extensions, and horizontal street alignment, on property generally located at S. Coddington Avenue and W. Pleasant Hill Road. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 402-441-6371, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated May 7, 2012, as amended by staff and agreed upon by the applicant on May 16, 2012, 8-0 (Lust absent). Resolution No. PC-01287. 5. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE: 5.1 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: Denial Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. APPLICATION WITHDRAWN BY THE APPLICANT.
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PENDING LIST: None Planning Dept. staff contacts:
Stephen 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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