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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 27, 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 Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m., Thursdays at 12:00 a.m. and Sundays at 12:30 p.m. on 5 City-TV, Cable Channel 5.

The Lincoln/Lancaster County Planning Commission will meet on Wednesday, April 27, 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, APRIL 27, 2016

View or download a searchable pdf version of the full Planning Commission Agenda here.


[Commissioner Weber absent; Commissioner Corr arrived at 1:03 p.m.

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held April 13, 2016. ** Approved 7-0; (Corr and Weber absent) **

1. CONSENT AGENDA

(Public Hearing and Administrative Action)


SPECIAL PERMITS:

1.1
Special Permit
No. 16009
Special Permit No. 16009, for the construction of a carport, on property generally located at 1801 Kings Highway. **FINAL ACTION**
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Rachel Jones, 402-441-7603, rjones@lincoln.ne.gov
This application was removed from the Consent Agenda for a separate public hearing; however, at the request of the applicant, the Planning Commission granted a 4-week deferral to May 25, 2016.
1.2
Special Permit
No. 16010
Special Permit No. 16010, for the construction and operation of a fiber optic utility building, on property generally located at 3515 Holmes Park Road. **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 forth in the staff report dated April 12, 2016: 8-0 (Weber absent). Resolution No. PC-01489.
1.3
Special Permit
No. 16012
Special Permit No. 16012, for the construction and operation of a fiber optic utility building, on property generally located at the southwest corner of North 70th and Adams 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 set forth in the staff report dated April 12, 2016: 8-0 (Weber absent). Resolution No. PC-01490.
1.4
Special Permit
No. 16014
Special Permit No. 16014, for the construction and operation of a fiber optic utility building, on property generally located at the southeast corner of South 17th and Garfield Streets. **FINAL ACTION**
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Andrew Thierolf, 402-441-6371, athierolf@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated April 14, 2016: 8-0 (Weber absent). Resolution No. PC-01491.
1.5
Special Permit
No. 16016
Special Permit No. 16016, to allow for a rock/concrete crusher, on property generally located at 431 A Street. **FINAL ACTION**
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Andrew Thierolf, 402-441-6371, athierolf@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated April 18, 2016: 8-0 (Weber absent). Resolution No. PC-01492.
WAIVER:
1.6
Waiver
No. 16002
Waiver No. 16002, to waive the requirement that every lot shall front upon and have access to a public street per Section 26.23.140 (g) of the Subdivision Ordinance, on property generally located at 1741 Cushman Drive. **FINAL ACTION**
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Rachel Jones, 402-441-7603, rjones@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated April 19, 2016: 8-0 (Weber absent). Resolution No. PC-01493.
2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL
2.1
Special Permit
No. 1906A
Special Permit No. 1906A, to modify allowed antennas on an existing personal wireless facility (cell tower), on property generally located at 2601 North 70th Street **FINAL ACTION**
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
Applicant request to defer 2 weeks to May 11, 2016, granted by the Planning Commission: 8-0 (Weber absent).
3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA
See Items 1.1, 1.3, 1.4, and 1.5 above.
4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION

CHANGE OF ZONE:

4.1
Change of Zone
No. 16010
Change of Zone No. 16010, from R-4 Residential District to B-3 Commercial District, on property generally located at 2201 South 17th Street.
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 402-441-6371, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov
Applicant request to defer 2 weeks to May 11, 2016, granted by the Planning Commission: 8-0 (Weber absent).
* * * AT THIS TIME, ANYONE WISHING TO SPEAK ON AN ITEM NOT ON THE AGENDA, MAY DO SO * * *

Adjournment:
PENDING LIST:

Planning Department Staff Contacts

David Cary, Director of Planning (402) 441-6364 dcary@lincoln.ne.gov
Stephen Henrichsen, Development Review Manager (402) 441-6374 shenrichsen@lincoln.ne.gov
Paul Barnes, Long Range Planning Manager (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