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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, November 9, 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, NOVEMBER 9, 2016

View or download the full Planning Commission Agenda here.


[Commissioners Cornelius, Sunderman and Weber absent] Agenda Item Map

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held October 28, 2016. **APPROVED: 5-0; (Cornelius, Sunderman and Weber absent)**

1. CONSENT AGENDA

    (Public Hearing and Administrative Action)


    TEXT AMENDMENTS:

1.1
Text Amendment
No. 16011
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Text Amendment No. 16011, amending Section Section 27.67.066 of the Lincoln Municipal Code, relating to Special Conditions: H-3 Zoning District (a) to include "contractor services" in the list of uses with special parking conditions and update the names of several other uses to be consistent with Section 27.06; and repealing Section 27.67.066 of the Lincoln Municipal Code as hitherto existing.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Andrew Thierolf, 402-441-6371, athierolf@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL; 5-0 (Cornelius, Sunderman, and Weber absent). Public hearing before the City Council is tentatively scheduled for Monday, December 5, 2016, 3:00 p.m.
1.2
County
Text Amendment
No. 16012
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County Text Amendment No. 16012, amending Article 2 and 17 of the Lancaster County Zoning Regulations by amending Article 2.057 Definitions and 17.005 Additional Height and Area Regulations for accessory buildings.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 402-441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL; 5-0 (Cornelius, Sunderman and Weber absent). Public hearing before the County Board is pending.

    SPECIAL PERMITS:

1.3
Special Permit
No. 463A
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Special Permit No. 463A, for a veterinary facility, on property generally located at 2000 North 112th Street. **FINAL ACTION**
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 402-441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission ‘final action’: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated October 28, 2016: 5-0 (Cornelius, Sunderman, and Weber absent). Resolution No. PC-01526.
1.4
County
Special Permit
No. 16049
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County Special Permit No. 16049, for a County AG (Agricultural District) Community Unit Plan, consisting of 85.13 acres, more or less, with 5 single-family acreage lots, containing a minimum of 3 acres, with a waiver request to block-length requirements to Chapter 4, Section 4.07, of the Lancaster County Land Subdivision Regulations, on property generally located at NW 12th Street and West Mill Road. **FINAL ACTION**
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 402-441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov
The applicant’s request for a 3-week deferral was granted. THIS ITEM WAS REMOVED FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA FOR PUBLIC HEARING, WHICH WILL BE CONTINUED WITH ACTION on Wednesday, November 30, 2016.
2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL

See Item Nos. 1.4 and 5.1.
3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

    (Public Hearing and Administrative Action)

See Item No. 1.4.
4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION

    COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENT AND RELATED TEXT AMENDMENT:

4.1a
Comprehensive Plan Amendment
No. 16001
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Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 16001, to amend Chapter 5 of the 2040 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan to remove the reference to Lincoln's Theater Policy.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Denial
Staff Planner: Paul Barnes, 402-441-6372, pbarnes@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL; 4-1, Hove dissenting; Cornelius, Sunderman and Weber absent. Motion lacked 5 affirmative votes; therefore, ACTION on this item is carried over to November 30, 2016.
4.1b
Text Amendment
No. 16006
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Text Amendment No. 16006, amending the Zoning Ordinance to allow theaters as a permitted use in the B-5 zoning district after January 1, 2022, and to allow theaters with 250 seats or less as a special permitted use in the B-2 and B-3 zoning districts.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Paul Barnes, 402-441-6372, pbarnes@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 3-1-1, Corr abstaining; Hove dissenting; Cornelius, Sunderman and Weber absent. Motion lacked 5 affirmative votes; therefore, ACTION on this item is carried over to November 30, 2016.

    SPECIAL PERMIT:

4.2
Special Permit
No. 384H
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Special Permit No. 384H, to expand an existing health care facility for additional facilities dedicated to skilled nursing and associated parking with an increase in the number of residents allowed and with waiver for storm water detention, on property generally located at 4720 Randolph 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 October 27, 2016: 5-0 (Cornelius, Sunderman, and Weber absent). Resolution No. PC-01527.
5. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION

    CHANGE OF ZONE:

5.1
Change of Zone
No. 16023
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Change of Zone No. 16023, from AG (Agricultural District) to H-3 (Highway Commercial District) on approximately 2.62 acres, more or less, on property generally located at 6625 NW 48th Street.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 402-441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov
The applicant’s request for a 3-week deferral was granted, with PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, November 30, 2016.

    COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AND RELATED CHANGE OF ZONE AND USE PERMIT:

5.2a
Comprehensive Plan Amendment
No. 16004
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Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 16004, to revise the Future Land Use Map in the 2040 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan from "Public & Semi-Public" and "Residential - Urban Density" designations to "Commercial" designation on approximately 34.38 acres, more or less, generally located at the northeast corner of South 14th Street and Pine Lake Road.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Rachel Jones, 402-441-7603, rjones@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL; 4-1, Hove dissenting; Cornelius, Sunderman and Weber absent. Motion lacked 5 affirmative votes; therefore, ACTION on this item is carried over to November 30, 2016.
5.2b
Change of Zone
No. 16030
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Change of Zone No. 16030, from AG (Agricultural District) to B-2 (Planned Neighborhood Business District), from AG (Agricultural District) to R-1 (Residential District), and from R-1 (Residential District) to B-2 (Planned Neighborhood Business District), on property generally located on the northeast corner of 14th & Pine Lake Road.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Rachel Jones, 402-441-7603, rjones@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL; 4-1, Hove dissenting; Cornelius, Sunderman and Weber absent. Motion lacked 5 affirmative votes; therefore, ACTION on this item is carried over to November 30, 2016.
5.2c
Use Permit
No. 16009
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Use Permit No. 16009, to allow up to 177,000 square feet of new commercial floor area including a retail warehouse and motorized vehicle fuel facility, on property generally located at the northeast corner of South 14th Street and Pine Lake Road. **FINAL ACTION**
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Rachel Jones, 402-441-7603, rjones@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL; 4-1, Hove dissenting; Cornelius, Sunderman and Weber absent. Motion lacked 5 affirmative votes; therefore, ACTION on this item is carried over to November 30, 2016.
* * * AT THIS TIME, ANYONE WISHING TO SPEAK ON AN ITEM NOT ON THE AGENDA, MAY DO SO * * *

Adjournment: 6:20 P.M.
PENDING LIST:     Special Permit 16009, for construction of a carport, on property generally located at 1801 Kings Highway.

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