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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, April 15, 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, APRIL 15, 2015

[Commissioners Corr and Cornelius absent]

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held April 1, 2015. **APPROVED: 6-0; Scheer abstained; (Cornelius and Corr absent)**

1. CONSENT AGENDA

(Public Hearing and Administrative Action)

SPECIAL PERMITS:
1.1
Special Permit
No. 15019
Special Permit No. 15019, to allow an expansion of the licensed premises for the sale of alcohol for consumption on the premises, on property generally located at 321 Victory Lane. **FINAL ACTION**
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission ‘final action’: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set for in the staff report dated March 31, 2015: 7-0 (Cornelius and Corr absent). Resolution No. PC-01445.
1.2
Special Permit
No. 15020
Special Permit No. 15020, to allow for the conversion of the existing structure, and addition of a second structure, into dwellings for up to 30 members of a religious order on property generally located at 5600 S. Coddington Avenue, Lincoln. *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 for in the staff report dated April 1, 2015: 7-0 (Cornelius and Corr absent). Resolution No. PC-01446
MISCELLANEIOUS:
1.3
Street and Alley Vacation
No. 15003
Street & Alley Vacation No. 15003 to vacate all of the remaining portion of the east/west alley adjacent to Lots 2-6, Block 2, Avondale Addition, generally located at 220 South 20th Street, Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska.
Staff recommendation: Conforms to the Comprehensive Plan
Staff Planner: Paul Barnes, 402-441-6372, pbarnes@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: Conforms to the Comprehensive Plan: 7-0 (Cornelius and Corr absent). Public hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, May 4, 2015, 3:00 p.m.
1.4
Waiver
No. 15003
Waiver No. 15003, to waive the width-to-depth ratio for Lots 6, 7, and 8 of Block 24, Highland View Preliminary Plat No. 05003 on property generally located at W. Silverado Drive and N.W. Tempest Drive. ** FINAL ACTION**
Staff recommendation: Conforms to the Comprehensive Plan
Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 402-441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission ‘final action’: Conforms to the Comprehensive Plan: 7-0 (Cornelius and Corr absent). Resolution No. PC-01447
2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL
None.
3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA
None.
4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION
TEXT AMENDMENT
4.1
Text Amendment
No. 15003
Text Amendment No. 15003, amending section 27.63.090 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to provide that the number of members residing in dwellings for members of a religious order may be increased up to 100% when the dwelling is located within 600 feet from the boundary of a school, church, or early childhood care facility served by the members; and amending Table 27.72.010(c) “Exceptions to the Minimum Lot Requirements in the AG and AGR Districts” in Section 27.72.010(c) to allow dwellings for members of a religious order in the AG district on a minimum lot area of five acres.
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 402-441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL; 7-0 (Cornelius and Corr absent). Public hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, May 4, 2015, 3:00 p.m.
CHANGE OF ZONE AND RELATED SPECIAL PERMIT:
4.2a
Change of Zone
No. 15011
Change of Zone No. 15011, from AG Agricultural to AGR Agricultural Residential District, on property generally located at 9400 South 56th Street.
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL; 7-0 (Cornelius and Corr absent). Public hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, May 4, 2015, 3:00 p.m.
4.2b
Special Permit
No. 15021
Special Permit No. 15021, to allow the Trinity Oaks Community Unit Plan for 17 dwelling units, including requests to waive the maximum lot area, allow double frontage lot, maximum block length, sanitary sewer to run opposite street grades, to not require grading of streets in the urban reserve component, setbacks, and lot width to depth ratio, on property generally located at 9400 South 56th Street. **FINAL ACTION**
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission ‘final action’: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set for in the staff report dated April 1, 2015: 7-0 (Cornelius and Corr absent). Resolution No. PC-01448.
SPECIAL PERMIT:
4.3
Special Permit
No. 15018
Special Permit No. 15018, permitting a Dwelling for Members of a Religious Order accommodating up to six persons, on property generally located at 6225 South 44th Street. **FINAL ACTION**
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 402-441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission ‘final action’: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set for in the staff report dated April 1, 2015: 7-0 (Cornelius and Corr absent). Resolution No. PC-01449.
MISCELLANEOUS:
4.4
Street and Alley Vacation
No. 15004
STREET AND ALLEY VACATION NO. 15004, to vacate a portion of the right-of-way along the south side of "M" Street from a point 15 feet west of the east right-of-way line of 7th Street to the west right-of-way line of 8th Street, and a portion of the right-of-way along the north side of "L" Street from a point 15 feet west of the east right-of-way line of 7th Street to the west right-of-way line of 8th Street, generally located at "M" Street and "L" Street between 7th Street and 8th Street
Staff recommendation: Conforms to the Comprehensive Plan
Staff Planner: Paul Barnes, 402-441-6372, pbarnes@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: Conforms to the Comprehensive Plan: 6-0, Harris abstaining; (Cornelius and Corr absent). Public hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, May 4, 2015, 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, 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