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The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 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.

**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 18, 2015

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held March 4, 2015.**APPROVED: 6-0 (Harris abstained; Corr and Weber absent)**

1. CONSENT AGENDA

(Public Hearing and Administrative Action)

COMPREHENSIVE PLAN CONFORMANCE AND RELATED ITEMS:
1.1a
Comprehensive Plan Conformance
No. 15003
Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 15003, to review as to conformance with the 2040 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, the proposed declaration of surplus property generally located at North 12th Street and Y Street.
Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan
Staff Planner: Paul Barnes, 402-441-6372, pbarnes@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission Recommendation: CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN: 8-0 (Weber absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, April 6, 2015, 3:00 pm.
1.1b
Change of Zone
No. 15006
Change of Zone 15006, from P Public Use District to R-8 Residential District on property generally located at North12th Street and Y Street.
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Paul Barnes, 402-441-6372, pbarnes@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission Recommendation: APPROVAL: 8-0 (Weber absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, April 6, 2015, 3:00 pm.
1.1c
Special Permit
No. 14008A
Special Permit No. 14008A, an amendment to expand the community unit plan boundary to include additional parking, including a request to waive the front and side yard setback requirements on property generally located North 12th Street and Y 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 March 5, 2015: 8-0; (Weber absent). Resolution No. PC-01439.
MISCELLANEOUS:
1.2
Street & Alley Vacation
No. 15001
Street & Alley Vacation No. 15001, to vacate that portion of "L" Street right-of-way lying east of South 8th Street, west of South 9th Street and north of Rosa Parks Way, Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska.County Special Permit No. 13033A, to amend The Preserve at Cross Creek 1st Addition Community Unit Plan (CUP), to add two lots, transferred from the density approved in the Roca Extraterritorial Jurisdiction, on property generally located at South 64th Street and Roca Road.
Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan
Staff Planner: Paul Barnes, 402-441-6372, pbarnes@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission Recommendation: CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN: 8-0 (Weber absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, April 6, 2015, 3:00 pm.
2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL
None.
3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA
None.
4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION
ANNEXATION AND RELATED ITEMS:
4.1a
Annexation
No. 15003
Annexation No. 15003, annexing approximately 59.72 acres, more or less, and adjacent right-of-way, generally located at South 84th Street and Van Dorn Street.
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission Recommendation: APPROVAL: 8-0 (Weber absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, April 6, 2015, 3:00 pm.
4.1b
Change of Zone
No. 15005
Change of Zone No.15005, from AGR Agricultural Residential District to R-1 Residential District, on property generally located at South 84th Street and Van Dorn Street.
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission Recommendation: APPROVAL: 8-0 (Weber absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, April 6, 2015, 3:00 pm.
4.1c
Special Permit
No. 872H
Special Permit No. 872H, an amendment to the Firethorn Community Unit Plan to add approximately 42 single-family lots and an outdoor recreation facility that includes the sale of alcohol for consumption on the premises, all located west of South 91st Street, with requests to waive block length, setbacks, curve radius, curb and gutter, roadway width, roadway cross section, sidewalks, street trees and ornamental lighting on property generally located at South 84th and Van Dorn Streets. **FINAL ACTION**
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission ‘final action’: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as amended and set forth in the staff report dated March 11, 2015, as revised on March 18, 2015: 8-0; (Weber absent).Resolution No. PC-01440.
4.1d
Use Permit
No. 107D
Use Permit No. 107D, an amendment to the Firethorn Office Park to reconfigure the lot layout and slightly expand the area of the use permit, on property generally located at South 84th Street and Firethorn Lane. The Planning Commission action is final, unless appealed to the City Council. **FINAL ACTION**
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission ‘final action’: APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated March 3, 2015: 8-0; (Weber absent). Resolution No. PC-01441.
4.1e
Use Permit
No. 15005
Use Permit No. 15005, to allow approximately 225,000 square feet of office floor area, with a waiver to setbacks, on property generally located at the southeast corner of South 84th and Van Dorn Streets.
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission Recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL: 8-0 (Weber absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, April 6, 2015, 3:00 pm.
5. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION
COUNTY SPECIAL PERMIT:
5.1
County Special Permit
No. 15006
County Special Permit No. 15006, to allow the development of the Coyote Ridge Addition Community Unit Plan (CUP), consisting of 9 single-family acreage lots, including a request to waive the cul-de-sac length, on property generally located at N.W. 70th Street and W. Rock Creek Road.
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 402-441-6361, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission Recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL: 8-0 (Weber absent). Scheduling of public hearing before the Lancaster County Board of Commissioners is pending.
* * * 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, Acting Director and 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