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The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, August 3, 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.

**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, AUGUST 3, 2016

View or download the full Planning Commission Agenda here.


[Commissioners Cornelius, Harris and Weber absent]

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held July 20, 2016. **APPROVED: 5-0**

1. CONSENT AGENDA

    (Public Hearing and Administrative Action)


    CHANGE OF ZONE:

1.1
Change of Zone No. 16021
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Change of Zone No. 16021, from H-3 (Highway Commercial District) to I-1 (Industrial District), on property generally located at 3255 South 10th Street.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Rachel Jones, 402-441-7603, rjones@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL; 5-0 (Cornelius, Harris and Weber absent). Public hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, August 22, 2016, 3:00 p.m.
2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL

3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

    (Public Hearing and Administrative Action)


4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION

    TEXT AMENDMENTS:

4.1
Text Amendment
No. 16007
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Text Amendment No. 16007, amending various sections of the Lincoln Municipal Code in Title 21 and throughout Title 27, including but not limited to amendments to the definitions, parking regulations, height and lot regulations, and special permits regulations, adding a new Section 27.63.065, and repealing Sections 21.52.010, 27.63.430, and 27.63.590, of the Lincoln Municipal Code as hitherto existing.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Rachel Jones, 402-441-7603, rjones@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL; 5-0 (Cornelius, Harris and Weber absent). Public hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, August 22, 2016, 3:00 p.m.
4.2
Text Amendment
No. 16008
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Text Amendment No. 16008, amending Title 27 of the Lincoln Municipal Code by amending Section 27.02.080 to revise the definitions; by amending Section 27.72.120 to provide a maximum height of 15 feet for accessory buildings not part of a main building which extend into the required side yard in the listed zoning districts, and to establish the maximum allowable area for accessory buildings on single-family or 2-family lots or tracts in the AG, AGR and R-1 to R-8 Zoning districts.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Andrew Thierolf, 402-441-6371, athierolf@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL; 5-0 (Cornelius, Harris and Weber absent). Public hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, August 22, 2016, 3:00 p.m.
5. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION

5.1a
Comprehensive Plan Amendment
No. 16003
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Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 16003, to amend the 2040 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, by changing the 2040 Priority Growth Areas designation from Priority C to Priority B, Tier 1, on property generally located on the north side of Van Dorn Street, from South 87th to South 98th Streets.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL; 5-0 (Cornelius, Harris and Weber absent). Public hearing before the City Council is pending.
5.1b
Annexation
No. 16008
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Annexation No. 16008, to annex approximately 5.12 acres, more or less, for future development, on property generally located on the north side of Van Dorn Street, west of South 91st Street.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL; 5-0 (Cornelius, Harris and Weber absent). Public hearing before the City Council is pending.
5.2
Special Permit
No. 16025
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Special Permit No. 16025, to allow for the development of a new Community Unit Plan comprised of 7 single-family units, with waivers to setbacks, minimum area and width requirements, and the lot width-to-depth ratio, on property generally located at 828 D Street and 848 D Street. **FINAL ACTION**
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conditional 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 July 6, 2016: 5-0, (Cornelius, Harris and Weber absent); Commissioner Harris declared a conflict of interest; Resolution No. PC-01509. An appeal has been filed with the City Clerk, and public hearing before the City Council is tentatively scheduled for Monday, August 22, 2016, 3:00 p.m.
* * * AT THIS TIME, ANYONE WISHING TO SPEAK ON AN ITEM NOT ON THE AGENDA, MAY DO SO * * *

Adjournment:2:45 P.M.
PENDING LIST:     None

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
George Wesselhoft, Planner (402) 441-6366 gwesselhoft@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