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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, November 27, 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, NOVEMBER 27, 2013

[Commissioners Lust, Cornelius and Scheer absent]

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held November 13, 2013. *** APPROVED, 5-0 (Lust, Cornelius and Scheer absent; Harris abstained) **

1. CONSENT AGENDA

(Public Hearing and Administrative Action)

1.1
Special Permit
No. 13052
Special Permit No. 13052, for the expansion of a nonconforming use to allow the reconstruction of an existing garage on property located at 1044 Goodhue Boulevard. *** FINAL ACTION ***
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Paul Barnes, 402-441-6372, pbarnes@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated November 12, 2013, 6-0 (Lust, Cornelius and Scheer absent). Resolution No. PC-01371.
2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL
2.1
Street and Alley Vacation
No. 06007
Street & Alley Vacation No. 06007, to vacate Pine Ridge Lane west of the west line of Westshore Drive, at approximately Highway 2 and Ashbrook Drive.
Staff recommendation: Applicant has requested to defer public hearing until January 22, 2014
Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
Applicant's request for additional deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 1:00 p.m.
3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA
None
4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION
TEXT AMENDMENT WITH RELATED ITEMS:
4.1a
County Text Amendment
No. 13013
County Text Amendment No. 13013, amending the Lancaster County Zoning Resolution, by amending Articles 2, 4 and 13 to allow solid waste disposal sites and solid waste processing facilities, such as compost plants and incinerators, as special permitted uses in the AG Agricultural District of Lancaster County, Nebraska.
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 402-441-6371, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov
Applicant and Health Department requests for deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.
4.1b
County Special Permit
No. 13051
County Special Permit No. 13051, to allow a solid waste processing facility, on property generally located at 13000 Pella Road.
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 402-441-6371, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov
Applicant and Health Department requests for deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.
CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS
4.2a
Change of Zone
No. 13025
Change of Zone No. 13025, from R-2 Residential District to R-T Residential Transition District, on property generally located at S. 11th Street and High Street.
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 402-441-7605, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov
Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 6-0 (Lust, Cornelius and Scheer absent). Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, December 16, 2013, 5:30 p.m.
4.2b
Use Permit
No. 13010
Use Permit No. 13010, to allow a medical office building and waivers to setbacks on property generally located at South 11th Street and High Street (3145 S. 11th Street).
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 Noveomber 14, 2013, 6-0 (Lust, Cornelius and Scheer absent). Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, December 16, 2013, 5:30 p.m.
PERMITS
4.3
Administrative Amendment
No. 13075
Administrative Amendment No. 13075 to Special Permit No. 07041, Fox Trail Estates Community Unit Plan, to reduce the side yard setback from 60 feet to 10 feet on the north side of Outlot D in the Fox Trail Estates Community Unit Plan, on property generally located at SW. 56th Street and W. Old Cheney Road. (appealed by the applicant) *** FINAL ACTION ***
Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan
Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 402-441-6371, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov
Applicant's request for deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, January 8, 2014, 1:00 p.m.
4.4
County Special Permit
No. 13050
County Special Permit No. 13050, for authority to develop the Vanderview Ridge Community Unit Plan, for 8 single family lots and 3 outlots, with requests to waive the Land Subdivision Resolution requirements for sidewalks, street trees, street lighting, landscape screening, block length, storm water detention and preliminary plat, and to reduce the front yard setbacks on property generally located at S. 120th Street & Panama 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 November 14, 2013, 6-0 (Lust, Cornelius and Scheer absent). Resolution No. PC-01372.
4.5
Special Permit
No. 13053
Special Permit No. 13053, for the expansion of a nonconforming use, to allow the expansion of a sexually oriented live entertainment establishment on property located at 1823 O Street. *** FINAL ACTION ***
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Paul Barnes, 402-441-6372, pbarnes@lincoln.ne.gov
Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated November 12, 2013, 6-0 (Lust, Cornelius and Scheer absent). Resolution No. PC-01373.
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Adjournment
PENDING LIST:
1.
Change of Zone
No. 13015
Change of Zone No. 13015, from AGR Agricultural District to R-1 Residential District, on property generally located at Frontier Road and Highway 2 (6061 and 6101 Frontier Road).
(10-16-13: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to continue public hearing on April 16, 2014, at the applicant's request)

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