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Planning Commission Agenda

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The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, July 10, 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, JULY 10, 2013

[Commissioners Lust, Scheer and Weber absent]

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held June 26, 2013. ** APPROVED, 5-0 (Lust, Scheer and Weber absent) **

1. CONSENT AGENDA

(Public Hearing and Administrative Action)

PERMITS
1.1
County Special Permit
No. 13025
County Special Permit No. 13025, The Preserve at Cross Creek Community Unit Plan, for three lots, including waivers to adjust minimum frontage and front and side yard setbacks, on property generally located at S. 68th Street and Roca Road (6477 Prairieflower Lane), Lancaster County, Nebraska. *** 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 dated June 26, 2013, 5-0 (Lust, Scheer and Weber absent). Resolution No. PC-01344.
1.2
County Special Permit
No. 13026
County Special Permit No. 13026, requested by Jeff Roeder, for expansion of a nonconforming use to reduce the front yard setback from 39.5 feet to 32 feet to allow enclosure of an existing porch, on property generally located at S. 120th Street and Roca Road (12425 Roca Road). *** 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 dated June 26, 2013, 5-0 (Lust, Scheer and Weber absent). Resolution No. PC-01345.
1.3
County Special Permit
No. 13027
County Special Permit No. 13027, to allow a mobile home on an individual lot, on property generally located at SW 128th Street and W. Panama Road. *** 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 dated June 27, 2013, 5-0 (Lust, Scheer and Weber absent). Resolution No. PC-01346.
2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL
None
3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA
None
4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION
CHANGE OF ZONE
4.1
Change of Zone
No. 13013
Change of Zone No. 13013, from H-2 Highway Business District to B-3 Commercial District, on property generally located at N. 48th Street and R Street (366 N. 48th Street).
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Paul Barnes, 402-441-6372, pbarnes@lincoln.ne.gov
Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 5-0 (Lust, Scheer and Weber absent). Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 29, 2013, 5:30 p.m.
PERMITS WITH RELATED ITEMS
4.2a
Special Permit
No. 13024
Special Permit No. 13024, for expansion of a nonconforming use, to adjust setback requirements on property generally located at S. 6th Street and J Street (535 J Street). *** FINAL ACTION ***
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 402-441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov
Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated June 26, 2013, 5-0 (Lust, Scheer and Weber absent). Resolution No. PC-01347.
4.2b
Street and Alley Vacation
No. 13001
Street & Alley Vacation No. 13001, to vacate the north 17 feet of G Street from the east right-of-way line of S. 4th Street to the west right-of-way line of S. 5th Street; the southern 10 feet of the right-of-way of J Street from the west right-of-way line of vacated 5th Street to the west right-of-way line of S. 6th Street; and the western 10 feet of the right-of-way of S. 6th Street from the south right-of-way line of J Street to the south right-of-way line of vacated H Street; generally located at S. 6th Street and J Street.
Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan
Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 402-441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov
Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommmendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 5-0 (Lust, Scheer and Weber absent). Public Hearing before City Council will not be scheduled until the provisions of Chapter 14.20 of the Lincoln Municipal Code have been satisfied.
5. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION
PERMITS
5.1
Special Permit
No. 1995A
Special Permit No. 1995A, an amendment to the Hub Hall Heights Community Unit Plan, to change 8 single-family lots to 9 townhouse lots and 6 single-family attached lots, including the waiver requests approved with the original CUP and additional waiver requests to lot area, lot width and front yard setback, on property generally located at NW 48th Street and W. Holdrege Street. *** FINAL ACTION ***
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 402-441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov
Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated June 28, 2013, 5-0 (Lust, Scheer and Weber absent). Resolution No. PC-01348.
* * * AT THIS TIME, ANYONE WISHING TO SPEAK ON AN ITEM NOT ON THE AGENDA, MAY DO SO * * *
PENDING LIST: None

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