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Planning Commission Agenda

NOTICE

The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 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. This hearing is broadcast live and is rebroadcast on Sundays at 1:00 p.m. on 5 City-TV, Cable Channel 5.

**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, MARCH 20, 2013

  • [Commissioners Corr, Sunderman and Weber absent]
  • Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held March 6, 2013. ** APPROVED, 6-0 (Corr, Sunderman and Weber absent) **
1. CONSENT AGENDA
  • (Public Hearing and Administrative Action)
TEXT AMENDMENT
1.1a
Text Amendment
No. 13003
Text Amendment No. 13003, amending Title 27 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to Zoning by amending Sections 27.52.010, 27.52.020, 27.53.010, and 27.53.020 to adopt the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) for Lancaster County, Nebraska and Incorporated Areas Revised April 16, 2013, and the Flood Insurance Study (FIS) for Lancaster County, Nebraska and Incorporated Areas Revised April 16, 2013, as required by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 402-441-6371, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov
Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 6-0 (Corr, Sunderman and Weber absent). Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, April 8, 2013, 5:30 p.m.
1.1b
Text Amendment
No. 13004
Text Amendment No. 13004, amending Title 26 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to Land Subdivision by amending Sections 26.24.010 and 26.25.010 to adopt the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) for Lancaster County, Nebraska and Incorporated Areas Revised April 16, 2013, and the Flood Insurance Study for Lancaster County, Nebraska and Incorporated Areas Revised April 16, 2013, as required by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 402-441-6371, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov
Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 6-0 (Corr, Sunderman and Weber absent). Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, April 8, 2013, 5:30 p.m.
1.1c
Text Amendment
No. 13005
County Text Amendment No. 13005, amending Article 11, Flood Plain District, of the Lancaster County Zoning Resolution, by amending Chapters 11.001 and 11.029 to adopt the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) for Lancaster County, Nebraska, and Incorporated Areas, revised April 16, 2013, and the Flood Insurance Study for Lancaster County, Nebraska, and Incorporated Areas, revised April 16, 2013, as required by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 402-441-6371, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov
Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 6-0 (Corr, Sunderman and Weber absent). Public Hearing date before the Lancaster County Board of Commissioners is being requested.
PERMITS
1.2
Special Permit
No. 11022A
Special Permit No. 11022A, for the excavation of soil, on property generally located at NW 48th Street and Highway 34. *** FINAL ACTION ***
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 402-441-6371, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAl, as set forth in the staff report, 6-0 (Corr, Sunderman and Weber absent). Resolution No. PC-01323.
1.3
Special Permit
No. 11033A
Special Permit No. 11033A, an amendment for a Neighborhood Support Services facility on property generally located at N. 33rd Street and Overland Trail. *** 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 March 7, 2013, 6-0 (Corr, Sunderman and Weber absent). Resolution No. PC-01324.
2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL
None
3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA
See Items 1.1a, b & c above
4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION
CHANGE OF ZONE
4.1
Change of Zone
No. 13004
Change of Zone No. 13004, from B-4 Lincoln Center Business District to B-4 Lincoln Center Business District with a Special Sign District designation known as "The Railyard Special Sign District", on property generally bounded by North 7th Street on the east, R Street on the north, Canopy Street on the west and Q Street on the south.
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 402-441-7605, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov
Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated March 7, 2013, 6-0 (Corr, Sunderman and Weber absent). Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, April 8, 2013, 5:30 p.m.
* * * AT THIS TIME, ANYONE WISHING TO SPEAK ON AN ITEM NOT ON THE AGENDA, MAY DO SO * * *
PENDING LIST:
1.
County Change of Zone No. 12038, from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, on property generally located at NW 126th Street and W. Bluff Road.
(2-20-13: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to continue public hearing on April 17, 2013 at the request of the applicant

Planning Department Staff Contacts

Stephen Henrichsen, Development Review Manager (402) 441-6374 shenrichsen@lincoln.ne.gov
David Cary, Long Range Planning Manager (402) 441-6364 dcary@lincoln.ne.gov
Paul Barnes, Planner (402) 441-6372 pbarnes@lincoln.ne.gov
Michael Brienzo, Transportation Planner (402) 441-6369 mbrienzo@lincoln.ne.gov
Tom Cajka, Planner (402) 441-5662 tcajka@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
David Pesnichak, Transportation Planner (402) 441-6363 dpesnichak@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