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Planning Commission Agenda

NOTICE

The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, July 23, 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, July 23, 2014, from 12:00 noon - 12:45 p.m., in Room 113 of the County-City Building, 555 South 10th Street, Lincoln Nebraska, for a briefing on "South Haymarket Neighborhood Plan".

**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 23, 2014

[Commissioner Beecham and Weber absent]

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held July 9, 2014. **APPROVED: 7-0 (Beecham and Weber absent)**

1. CONSENT AGENDA

(Public Hearing and Administrative Action)

COMPREHENSIVE PLAN
1.1
Comprehensive Plan Conformance
No. 14014
Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 14014, to review as to conformance with the 2040 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, a request to declare property as surplus, generally located at approximately North 70th Street and Cuming Street.
Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan
Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 402-441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN: 7-0 (Beecham and Weber absent). Public Hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, August 18, 2014, 3:00 p.m.
CHANGE OF ZONE
1.2
Change of Zone
No. 07018A
Change of Zone No. 07018A, an amendment to the Glynoaks Plaza Planned Unit Development, to revise the internal layout to allow an Early Childhood Care Facility, and for approval of a development plan which proposes modifications to the Zoning Ordinance, Land Subdivision Ordinance and Design Standards, on property generally located at South 84th Street and Glynoaks Drive.
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated July 9, 2014, as revised by staff memo dated July 22, 2014: 7-0 (Beecham and Weber absent). Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, August 18, 2014, 3:00 p.m.
PERMITS
1.3
Special Permit
No. 14018
Special Permit No. 14018, for the expansion of a nonconforming use, to allow the reconstruction of an existing detached garage on propertygenerally located at South 27th and M Street (2727 M Street). *** 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 July 7, 2014: 7-0 (Beecham and Weber absent). Resolution No. PC-01402.
MISCELLANEOUS
1.4
Street and Alley Vacation
No. 14004
Street and Alley Vacation No. 14004, to vacate Speedway Circle from S. 1st Street to 402.60 feet east of S. 1st Street; to vacate W. Prospector Court from S. 1st Street west 1615.59 feet; to vacate S. 1st Street from the south right-of-way line of W. Prospector Court to W. Van Dorn Street; to vacate Park Boulevard 314.84 feet north of Speedway Circle; and to vacate Hill Street from S. 1st Street to Park Boulevard, all generally located at Speedway Circle and W. Prospector Court.
Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan
Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 402-441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN: 7-0 (Beecham and Weber absent). Public Hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, August 18, 2014, 3:00 p.m.
2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL
None.
3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA
None.
4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN
4.1
Comprehensive Plan Conformance
No. 14015
Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 14015, to review as to conformance with the 2040 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, a proposal to declare approximately 2.27 acres, more or less, as surplus, generally located at the northeast corner of South 27th Street and Old Cheney Road.
Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan
Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 402-441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov
Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN: 7-0 (Beecham and Weber absent). Public Hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, August 18, 2014, 3:00 p.m.
4.2
Comprehensive Plan Conformance
No. 14016
Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 14016, to review as to conformance with the 2040 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, a proposal to declare approximately 25.73 acres, more or less, as surplus, generally located at the southeast corner of South 84th Street and Yankee Hill Road.
Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan
Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN: 7-0 (Beecham and Weber absent). Public Hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, August 18, 2014, 3:00 p.m.
TEXT AMENDMENT
4.3
Text Amendment
No. 14006
Text Amendment No. 14006, amending Title 27 of the Lincoln Municipal Code by amending the Retail Sales and Services Use Group Table in Section 27.06.130 to show veterinary facilities as a permitted conditional use in the O-1, O-2, O-3, and R-T zoning districts; amending Section 27.62.100 to allow kennels and/or veterinary facilities in those zoning districts where such use is designated as a permitted conditional use under a Use Group Table in Chapter 27.06; repealing Section 27.63.780, Outdoor Exercise Area Associated with a Veterinary Facility or Kennel; amending Section 27.63.790 to clarify that veterinary facilities are allowed as a permitted special use in the AG and AGR districts and that veterinary facilities and/or kennels which do not comply with the requirements for a permitted conditional use under Section 27.62.100 may be allowed by special permit under specified conditions; and repealing Sections 27.06.130, 27.62.100, and 27.63.790 of the Lincoln Municipal Code as hitherto existing.
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Paul Barnes, 402-441-6372, pbarnes@lincoln.ne.gov
Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL: 7-0 (Beecham and Weber absent). Public Hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, August 18, 2014, 3:00 p.m.
CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS
4.4a
County Change of Zone
No. 14019
County Change of Zone No. 14019, from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, on property generally located at S.W. 56th Street and W. Denton Road.
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 402-441-6371, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov
Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL: 7-0 (Beecham and Weber absent). Scheduling of public hearing before the Lancaster County Board of Commissioners is pending.
4.4b
County Special Permit
No. 14017
County Special Permit No. 14017, for authority to develop the Bronco Hills Estates Community Unit Plan for 10 lots, including a request to waive the front yard setback along the frontage of Bronco Hills Court and to waive block length on SW 61st/Bronco Hills Drive, on property generally located at S.W. 56th Street and W. Denton Road.
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 402-441-6371, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov
Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated July 10, 2014: 7-0 (Beecham and Weber absent). Scheduling of public hearing before the Lancaster County Board of Commissioners is pending.
PERMITS
4.5
County Special Permit
No. 14002
County Special Permit No. 14002, for authority to develop the Northern Divide 1st Addition Community Unit Plan, consisting of five single-family acreage lots, on property generally located at Raymond Road and North 40th Street. *** 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 July 10, 2014: 7-0 (Beecham and Weber absent). Resolution No. PC
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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