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The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, September 27, 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, September 27, 2017, immediately following the regular Planning Commission hearing, in Hearing Room 112, on the first floor of the County-City Building, 555 S. 10th St., Lincoln, Nebraska, to discuss Accessory Dwelling Units.

**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 27, 2017

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Commissioners Finnegan and Joy absent]

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held September 13, 2017. **APPROVED: 7-0; (Finnegan and Joy absent)**

1. CONSENT AGENDA

    (Public Hearing and Administrative Action)


    TEXT AMENDMENT AND RELATED SPECIAL PERMIT:

1.1a
Text Amendment
No. 17016
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Text Amendment No. 17016, to amend Section 27.63.470(d) of the Lincoln Municipal Code to allow the City Council to modify minimum parking requirements for the Special Permit for Planned Service Commercial, and repealing Section 27.63.470(d) 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; 6-0 (Hove, Finnegan, and Joy absent). Public hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, October 23, 2016, 3:00 p.m.
1.1b
Special Permit
No. 2004A
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Special Permit No. 2004A, to reduce the required parking ratio for assembly facilities on Lot 2, Block 20 of the special permit from 1 stall per 300 square feet to 1 stall per 1,000 square feet, on property generally located at North 56th Street and Alvo Road.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Rachel Jones, 402-441-7603, rjones@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL; 6-0 (Hove, Finnegan, and Joy absent), as set forth in the staff report dated September 19, 2017. Public hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, October 23, 2017, 3:00 p.m.
    ANNEXATIONS:

1.2
Annexation
No. 17010
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Annexation No. 17010, for a City-initiated annexation of approximately 211 acres, more or less, on property generally located at North 56th Street and Fletcher Avenue.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Andrew Thierolf, 402-441-6371, athierolf@lincoln.ne.gov
This application was removed from the Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL; 7-0 (Finnegan, and Joy absent). Public hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, October 23, 2017, 3:00 p.m.
1.3
Annexation
No. 17012
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Annexation No. 17012, for a City-initiated annexation of approximately 32 acres, more or less, on property generally located at SW 1st Street and West Denton Road.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Andrew Thierolf, 402-441-6371, athierolf@lincoln.ne.gov
This application was removed from the Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL; 5-2 (Washington and Scheer dissenting; Finnegan and Joy absent). Public hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, October 23, 2017, 3:00 p.m.
1.4
Annexation
No. 17013
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Annexation No. 17013, for a City-initiated annexation of approximately 4 acres, more or less, on property generally located at 84th Street and Pioneers Boulevard.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Andrew Thierolf, 402-441-6371, athierolf@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL; 6-0 (Hove, Finnegan, and Joy absent). Public hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, October 23, 2017, 3:00 p.m.
    CHANGES OF ZONE:

1.5
Change of Zone
No. 17026
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Change of Zone No. 17026, from H-3 (Highway Commercial District) to I-1 (Industrial District), on property generally located at 235 South Coddington Avenue.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Rachel Jones, 402-441-7603, rjones@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL; 6-0 (Hove declared a conflict of interest; Finnegan and Joy absent). Public hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, October 23, 2017, 3:00 p.m.
1.6
Change of Zone
No. 17027
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Change of Zone No. 17027, from P (Public Use District) to H-3 (Highway Commercial District), on property generally located at 200 NW 84th Street
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 402-441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL; 6-0 (Hove, Finnegan, and Joy absent). Public hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, October 23, 2017, 3:00 p.m.
2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL

None.
3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

    (Public Hearing and Administrative Action)

See Items 1.2 and 1.3.
4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION

    ANNEXATION:
4.1
Annexation
No. 17011
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Annexation No. 17011, for a City-initiated annexation of approximately 161 acres, more or less, on property generally located at South 40th Street and Yankee Hill Road.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Andrew Thierolf, 402-441-6371, athierolf@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL; 7-0 (Finnegan and Joy absent). Public hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, October 23, 2017, 3:00 p.m.
    CHANGES OF ZONE AND RELATED SPECIAL PERMIT:
4.2
Change of Zone
No. 17022
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Change of Zone No. 17022, from B-3 Commercial District to B-3 Commercial District with historic landmark overlay, on property generally located at 2601 North 48th Street.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 402-441-6360, ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL; 6-0 (Harris declared a conflict of interest; Finnegan and Joy absent). Public hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, October 23, 2017, 3:00 p.m.
4.3a
Change of Zone
No. 17024
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Change of Zone No. 17024, from AG (Agricultural District) to AG (Agricultural District) with Landmark Designation, on property generally located at 6501 SW 40th Street.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 402-441-6360, ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL; 7-0 (Finnegan and Joy absent). Public hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, October 23, 2017, 3:00 p.m.
4.3b
Special Permit
No. 17031
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Special Permit No. 17031, to request a Landmark Designation, for a Bed and Breakfast in their home, on generally located at 6501 SW 40th Street. **FINAL ACTION**
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 402-441-6360, ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission ‘final action’: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated September 13, 2017: 7-0 (Finnegan and Joy absent). Resolution No. PC-01573.

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

Adjournment: 2:50 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
Collin Christopher, Planner (402) 441-6370 cchristopher@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, Long Range 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