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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, June 25, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. in Hearing Room 112 on the first floor of the County-City Building, 555 South 10th Street, Lincoln Nebraska, on the following items. For more information, call the Planning Department, (402) 441-7491. This hearing is broadcast live and is rebroadcast on Sundays at 1:00 p.m. on 5 City-TV, Cable Channel 5.

The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will meet on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, immediately following their regular meeting, in Room 113 of the County-City Building, 555 South 10th Street, Lincoln Nebraska, for a briefing on "Pedestrian Connections and Block Lengths".

**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, JUNE 25, 2014

[Commissioners Lust and Corr absent]

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held June 11, 2014. ** APPROVED, 7-0 (Lust and Corr absent) **

1. CONSENT AGENDA

(Public Hearing and Administrative Action)

CHANGE OF ZONE
1.1
Change of Zone
No. 14016
Change of Zone No. 14016, from O-2 Suburban Office District to B-1 Local Business District, on property generally located at North 70th Street and Adams Street.
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 402-441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov
Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0 (Lust and Corr absent). Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 21, 2014, 3:00 p.m.
2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL
None
3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA
See Item 1.1 above
4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION
ANNEXATION WITH RELATED ITEMS
4.1a
Annexation
No. 14004
Annexation No. 14004, to annex approximately 27 acres, more or less, generally located at South 70th Street and Rokeby Road
Staff recommendation: Approval, subject to an annexation agreement
Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, subject to an Annexation Agreement, 7-0 (Lust and Corr absent). Public Hearing before City Council will be scheduled when the Annexation Agreement is completed.
4.1b
Change of Zone
No. 14017
Change of Zone No. 14017, from AG Agricultural District to R-3 Residential District, on property generally located at South 70th Street and Rokeby Road.
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0 (Lust and Corr absent). Public Hearing before City Council will be scheduled when the associated Annexation No. 14004 and Annexation Agreement are scheduled.
4.1c
Special Permit
No. 14015
Special Permit No. 14015, for authority to develop the Grandview Estates First Addition Community Unit Plan, consisting of 316 single family dwelling lots with a maximum allowed density of 760 dwelling units, on approximately 109.22 acres, including requests to waive maximum block length and to allow sanitary sewer to run opposite street grades, on property generally located at South 70th Street and Rokeby Road. *** FINAL ACTION ***
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated June 11, 2014, 7-0 (Lust and Corr absent). Resolution No. PC-01401.
CHANGE OF ZONE
4.2
Change of Zone
No. 14015
County Change of Zone No. 14015, from AG Agricultural District to I Industrial District, on property generally located at South 148th Street and Hooper Road.
Staff recommendation: Approval, subject to a conditional zoning agreement
Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 402-441-6371, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov
Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, subject to a conditional zoning agreement, as revised by staff memo dated June 24, 2014, 7-0 (Corr and Lust absent). Scheduling of Public Hearing before the Lancaster County Board of Commissioners is pending.
PERMITS
4.3
Special Permit
No. 14014
Special Permit No. 14014, to allow a parking lot, including a request to waive the setback requirements, on property generally located at 4702 Cooper Avenue.
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 June 16, 2014, 7-0 (Lust and Corr absent). Public Hearing before City Council is tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 21 2014, 3:00 p.m.
* * * AT THIS TIME, ANYONE WISHING TO SPEAK ON AN ITEM NOT ON THE AGENDA, MAY DO SO * * *

Adjournment
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
Kellee Van Bruggen, Transportation Planner (402) 441-6363 kvanbruggen@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