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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 26, 2017, 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 26, 2017, from 12:00 p.m. to 12:55 p.m. in Studio Room 113, Bill Luxford Studio, on the first floor of the County-City Building, 555 S. 10th St., Lincoln, Nebraska, to discuss the Proposed New Staff Report Layout and the Community Indicators Report.

**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 26, 2017

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[Commissioner Edgerton absent]


Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held April 12, 2017 **APPROVED: 8-0; (Edgerton absent)**

1. CONSENT AGENDA

    (Public Hearing and Administrative Action)


    TEXT AMENDMENT AND RELATED SPECIAL PERMIT:

1.1a
Text Amendment
No. 17007
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Text Amendment No. 17007, amending Sections 27.26.090 and 27.72.130(e) of the Lincoln Municipal Code, by repealing Section 27.26.090 regarding the location of buildings, structures, parking, and access drives and the preservation of required open space in the O-2 Suburban Office District whenever the O-2 district extends further from the street than any abutting B-1, B-3, B-4, H-2, H-3, or I-1 district; amending Section 27.72.130 to delete an identical provision in Subsection (e); and repealing Section 27.72.130 (e) as hitherto existing.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: George Wesselhoft, 402-441-6366, gwesselhoft@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL; 8-0 (Edgerton absent). Public hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, May 15, 2016, 3:00 p.m.
1.1b
Special Permit
No. 450Q
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Special Permit No. 450Q, to expand Special Permit No. 450P to include additional properties within the existing Special Permit and thereby allow parking on these sites, on property generally located at 5401 and 5445 South Street, and 2121 South 56th 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 April 13, 2017: 8-0 (Edgerton absent). Resolution No. PC-01449.

    CHANGE OF ZONE AND RELATED SPECIAL PERMIT:

1.2a
Chage of Zone
No. 17006
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Change of Zone No. 17006, from AGR (Agricultural Residential District) to R-3 (Residential District), on property generally located at SW 27th and West A Streets.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Rachel Jones, 402-441-7603, rjones@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL; 8-0 (Edgerton absent). Public hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, May 15, 2016, 3:00 p.m.
1.2b
Special Permit
No. 04054B
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Special Permit No. 04054B, adding approximately 1.03 acres, more or less, into the boundary associated with 7 new lots along with other minor revisions to the lot layout, on property generally located at SW 27th and West A Streets. **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 April 18, 2017: 8-0 (Edgerton absent). Resolution No. PC-01450.

2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL

See Items 4.1a and 4.1b.
3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

    (Public Hearing and Administrative Action)

None.
4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION

    CHANGE OF ZONE AND RELATED PRELIMINARY PLAT:

4.1a
County Change of Zone
No. 17005
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County Change of Zone No. 17005, from AG (Agricultural District) to AGR (Agricultural Residential District), for the addition of 6 single-family lots, on property generally located on SW 98th Street, 1/2 mile south of West Yankee Hill Road.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Denial
Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 402-441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission granted the applicant’s request for a 2-week deferral, with PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Note: Commissioner Scheer declared a conflict of interest.
4.1b
Preliminary Plat
No. 17003
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County Preliminary Plat No. 17003, Tallgrass Hills for the addition of 6 single-family lots, on property generally located on SW 98th Street, ½ mile south of West Yankee Hill Road.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Denial
Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 402-441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission granted the applicant’s request for a 2-week deferral, with PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Note: Commissioner Scheer declared a conflict of interest.

* * * AT THIS TIME, ANYONE WISHING TO SPEAK ON AN ITEM NOT ON THE AGENDA, MAY DO SO * * *

Adjournment: 1:08 p.m.
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
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