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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, January 6, 2016, 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/Lancaster County Planning Commission will meet on Wednesday, January 6, 2016, in Studio Room 113 of the County-City Building, 555 S. 10th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. to discuss the LRTP/Comprehensive 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, JANUARY 6, 2016

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[Commissioners Beecham absent; Late Arrivals - Harris 1:03 p.m., Lust 1:17 p.m.]

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held December 16, 2015, **APPROVED: 6-0; (Beecham, Harris and Lust absent)**

1. CONSENT AGENDA

(Public Hearing and Administrative Action)


1.1
Special Permit
No. 1869C
Special Permit No. 1869C, to amend the Knights Court Community Unit Plan to adjust the rear yard setback for the installation of a covered patio on property within the Knights Court Community Unit Plan, generally located at South Street and Knights Lane. **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 for in the staff report dated December 22, 2015: 7-0 (Beecham, Lust absent). Resolution No. PC-14077.
1.2
Special Permit
No. 15074
Special Permit No. 15074, to place a temporary mobile home for residential occupancy, for up to one year, during construction of new single-family residence, on property generally located at 24311 South 68th Street. **FINAL ACTION**
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 402-441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission ‘final action’: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set for in the staff report dated December 17, 2015: 7-0 (Beecham, Lust absent). Resolution No. PC-014078.
2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL
See Item 5.1
3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA
4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION

COMPREHENSIVE PLAN CONFORMANCE:

4.1
Comprehensive Plan Conformance
No. 15033
Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 15033, to review as to conformance with the 2040 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan a proposed amendment to the "Antelope Valley Redevelopment Plan" to add the "Antelope Square Redevelopment Project" which is to include the redevelopment of a portion of 2 underutilized blocks into 24 attached, single-family, mixed-income residential units on approximately 4.4 acres generally located on the block bounded by 22nd Street, 23rd Street, Q Street and R Street, along with two parcels at the northeast corner of 23rd and Q Streets.
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 (Beecham absent). Public hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, February 1, 2016, 3:00 p.m.
CHANGE OF ZONE AND RELATED SPECIAL PERMIT:

4.2a
Change of Zone
No. 15039
Change of Zone No. 15039, to designate the Betz-VanAndel houses as Historic Landmarks, on property generally located at 1037-1039 and 1045 South 13th Street.
Staff recommendation: Approval of Landmark Designation
Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 402-441-6360, ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL OF LANDMARK DESIGNATION; 8-0 (Beecham absent). Public hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, February 1, 2016, 3:00 p.m.
4.2b
Special Permit
No. 15075
Special Permit No. 15075, to adjust the parking, height and lot requirements, under LMC27-63.400--Special Permit for Historic Preservation, in order to subdivide the property into two lots so that the two principal buildings are on separate lots, on property generally located at 1037-1039 and 1045 South 13th Street. **FINAL ACTION**
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 402-441-6360, ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission ‘final action’: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set for in the staff report dated December 23, 2015: 8-0 (Beecham absent). Resolution No. PC-01479.
COMBINED SPECIAL PERMIT/USE PERMIT:
4.3
Special Permit
No. 11H
Combined Special Permit Use Permit No. 11H, to amend Special Permit/Use Permit No. 11 to reflect the redevelopment of several areas of the shopping center, including waivers to increase the building height for a new commercial building and parking garage in the northeast area of the shopping center, reduce the parking requirement, and allow horizontal curves on a private roadway to be less than 150 feet, on property generally located at the northeast corner of South 27th Street and Pine Lake Road.
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Rachel Jones, 402-441-7603, rjones@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL; 8-0 (Beecham absent), as set forth in the staff report dated December 22, 2015. Public hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, February 1, 2016, 3:00 p.m.
5. STAFF FINDINGS AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION

SPECIAL PERMIT:

5.1
Special Permit
No. 15064
Special Permit No. 15064, to allow Avalon Event Paradise, a private property, to be used for special events such as weddings and family reunions, including a request to waive the requirement that parking lots be gravel, and waive the requirement that parking and other related business areas not exceed 15,000 square feet, on property generally located at 12788 West Roca Road.
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 402-441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission voted 7-0 (Beecham and Lust Absent) to place this item on pending until such time that the applicant is ready to move forward.
* * * AT THIS TIME, ANYONE WISHING TO SPEAK ON AN ITEM NOT ON THE AGENDA, MAY DO SO * * *

Adjournment: 2:18 p.m.
PENDING LIST:

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, County Planner (402) 441-5662 tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov
Brandon Garrett, Planner (402) 441-6373 bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov
Stacey Groshong Hageman, Planner (402) 441-6361 slhageman@lincoln.ne.gov
Rachel Jones, Planner (402) 441-7603 rjones@lincoln.ne.gov
Andrew Thierolf, Planner (402) 441-6371 athierolf@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