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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, September 28, 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, SEPTEMBER 28, 2016

View or download the full Planning Commission Agenda here.


[Commissioners Hove and Lust absent]

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held September 14, 2016. **APPROVED: 6-0; (Hove and Lust absent)**

1. CONSENT AGENDA

    (Public Hearing and Administrative Action)


    COMPREHENSIVE PLAN CONFORMANCE:

1.1
Comprehensive Plan Conformance
No. 16007
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Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 16007, to review as to conformance with the 2040 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, the acquisition of a permanent conservation easement by the Lower Platte South Natural Resources District, of approximately 20 acres, more or less, generally located at SW 98th Street and Kolbrook Road. **FINAL ACTION**
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan
Staff Planner: Brandon Garrett, 402-441-6373, bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission ‘final action’: CONFORMS TO THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN: 6-0 (Hove and Lust absent). Resolution No. PC-01519.

    CHANGES OF ZONE AND RELATED PRELIMINARY PLAT:

1.2a
Change of Zone
No. 16025
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Change of Zone No. 16025, from AG (Agricultural District) to AGR (Agricultural Residential District), on 2.85 acres, more or less, on property generally located at South 60th Street and Wittstruck Road
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 402-441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov
This application was removed from the Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL; 6-0 (Hove and Lust absent). This application was removed from the Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL; 6-0 (Hove and Lust absent). Public hearing before the Council Council is tentatively scheduled for Monday, October 24, 2016, 3:00 p.m.
1.2b
County Change of Zone
No. 16026
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County Change of Zone No. 16026, from AG (Agricultural District) to AGR (Agricultural Residential District), on 11.48 acres, more or less, on a portion of property generally located at South 60th Street and Wittstruck Road.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 402-441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov
This application was removed from the Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL; 6-0 (Hove and Lust absent). Public hearing before the County Board is pending at this time.
1.2c
County Preliminary Plat
No. 16004
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County Preliminary Plat No. 16004, Silverhawk Estates, for 23 lots on approximately 80 acres, more or less, including cross-jurisdictional property with 66 acres, more or less, in the Roca ETJ; 11 acres, more or less, in the County ETJ; and 3 acres, more or less, in the City of Lincoln ETJ, on property generally located at South 60th Street and Wittstruck Road.**FINAL ACTION**
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 402-441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov
This application was removed from the Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission ‘final action’: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated September 12, 2016: 6-0; Hove and Lust absent: Resolution No. PC-01521.

    PERMITS:

1.3
Combined Special Permit Use Permit
No. 11I
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Combined Special Permit Use Permit No. 11I, to add a special permitted use for a Culinary Academy, on property generally located at 6800 South 32nd Street.**FINAL ACTION**
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Rachel Jones, 402-441-7603, rjones@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission ‘final action’: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated September 20, 2016: 6-0; Hove and Lust absent: Resolution No. PC-15021.
1.4
Special Permit
No. 1013K
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Special Permit No.1013K, to allow for the operation of a kennel facility with an outdoor area, on property generally located at 5930 South 57th Street.**FINAL ACTION**
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6368, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
This application was removed from the Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission ‘final action’: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated September 14, 2016: 6-0; Hove and Lust absent: Resolution No. PC-01522.
1.5
Special Permit
No. 16044
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County Special Permit No. 16044, to allow for a riding stable and private stable on property generally located at 6450 South 148th Street. **FINAL ACTION**
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 402-441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov
This application was removed from the Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission ‘final action’: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated September 20, 2016: 6-0; Hove and Lust absent: Resolution No. PC-01523.
2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL

2.1
Comprehensive Plan Conformance
No. 16005
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Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 16005, to review as to conformance with the 2040 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, a request to declare a City-owned parking lot as surplus property for the zoo expansion, on property generally located at approximately 2847 A Street.
Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan
Staff Planner: George Wesselhoft, 402-441-6366, gwesselhoft@lincoln.ne.gov
The applicant’s request for a 2-week deferral was granted, with PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, October 26, 2016.
2.2
Special Permit
No. 16009
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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
The applicant’s request for an additional 6-week deferral was granted, with PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, November 9, 2016.
3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

    (Public Hearing and Administrative Action)

See Items 1.2a, 1.2b, 1.2c, 1.4, and 1.5 above.

4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION

   SPECIAL PERMIT:

4.1
SPECIAL PERMIT
No. 300C
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Special Permit No. 300C, to amend an existing Special Permit to allow for reconstruction of a non-conforming facility and to increase the allowable square footage from 22,300 square feet to 32,000 square feet; an increase in allowable parking from 57 stalls to 88 stalls; and an increase in allowable members residing on the premises from 80 members to 88 members plus a housemother, on property generally located at 3601 Apple Street. **FINAL ACTION**
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: George Wesselhoft, 402-441-6366, gwesselhoft@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission ‘final action’: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated September 15, 2016: 6-0; Hove and Lust absent: Resolution No. PC-01524.
5. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION

5.1
Special Permit
No. 16041
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Special Permit No. 16041, for the sale of alcohol for consumption both on and off the premises, on property generally located at 252 North 134th Street. **FINAL ACTION**
STAFF REPORT
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 revised staff report dated September 28, 2016: 6-0; Hove and Lust absent: Resolution No. PC-01525.
* * * AT THIS TIME, ANYONE WISHING TO SPEAK ON AN ITEM NOT ON THE AGENDA, MAY DO SO * * *

Adjournment: 3:56 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