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The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, November 15, 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.

**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 15, 2017

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[Commissioners Beckius and Hove absent; Commissioner Edgerton arrived at 1:18 p.m.]

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held October 25, 2017. **APPROVED: 6-0; (Beckius, Edgerton and Hove absent)**

1. CONSENT AGENDA

    (Public Hearing and Administrative Action)


    STREET AND ALLEY VACATION:

1.1
Street and Alley Vacation
No. 17010
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Street and Alley Vacation No. 17010, to vacate Coral Drive from the south right-of-way line of Yankee Hill Road approximately 600 feet south and to vacate Suncrest Drive west of Coral Drive, generally located at South 70th Street and Yankee Hill Road.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan
Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 402-441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: Conforms to the Comprehensive Plan: 6-0 (Beckius, Edgerton, and Hove absent). Public hearing before the City Council will be scheduled when the provisions of Chapter 14.20 of the Lincoln Municipal Code have been satisfied.
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2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL

See Item Nos. 4.1a - 4.1c.
3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

    (Public Hearing and Administrative Action)

None.
4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION

    COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENT AND RELATED ITEMS:
4.1a
Comprehensive Plan Amendment
No. 17007
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Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 17007, to amend the 2040 Lincoln Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan to designate the NW corner of South 98th Street and Van Dorn Street as a (N) Neighborhood Center on Map 5.1: Existing and Proposed Commercial Centers, and as "Commercial" on the Lincoln Area Future Land Use Map, on property generally located at the NW corner of South 98th and Van Dorn Streets.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Andrew Thierolf, 402-441-6371, athierolf@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission granted the applicant’s request for a 3-week deferral, with PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION to be held on December 6, 2017.
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4.1b
Annexation
No. 17019
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Annexation No. 17019, to annex approximately 73.53 acres, more or less, on property generally located at 91st and Van Dorn Streets.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: George Wesselhoft, 402-441-6366, gwesselhoft@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission granted the applicant’s request for a 3-week deferral, with PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION to be held on December 6, 2017.
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4.1c
Change of Zone
No. 17030
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Change of Zone No. 17030, from AG (Agricultural District) to R-3 (Residential District) Planned Unit Development (PUD), for a residential area with single-family, multiple-family and residential transition uses, with various waivers, consisting of 78.66 acres, more or less, on property generally located at 91st and Van Dorn Streets.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: George Wesselhoft, 402-441-6366, gwesselhoft@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission granted the applicant’s request for a 3-week deferral, with PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION to be held on December 6, 2017.
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    TEXT AMENDMENT:
4.2
Text Amendment
No. 17015
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Text Amendment No. 17015, to amend the Lincoln Municipal Code Sections 27.02 Definitions, 27.06.020 Classification of Use Types, 27.06.070 Household Living Use Group Table, 27.62.040 Household Living Use Group Conditions, 27.67.030 Parking General Conditions, 27.67.040 Parking Special Conditions, 27.72.020 Height and Lot Regulations, 27.72.120 Accessory Buildings; and Design Standards Chapter 1.00, Chapter 3.75, and adding Chapter 3.115, to expand the areas in Lincoln where Accessory Dwellings are allowed
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Andrew Thierolf, 402-441-6371, athierolf@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL; 7-0 (Beckius and Hove absent). Public hearing before the City Council is tentatively scheduled for Monday, December 11, 2017, 3:00 p.m.
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    ANNEXATION AND RELATED ITEMS:

4.3a
Annexation
No. 17007
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Annexation No. 17007, to annex approximately 70.01 acres, more or less, on property generally located at O and North 112th Streets.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: George Wesselhoft, 402-441-6366, gwesselhoft@lincoln.ne.gov
CONDITIONAL APPROVAL as set forth in the amended conditions of the staff report dated November 2, 2017, as offered by the applicant: 7-0 (Beckius and Hove absent). Public hearing before the City Council is pending at this time.
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4.3b
Change of Zone
No. 17015
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Change of Zone No. 17015, from AG (Agricultural District) to R-3 (Residential District) on approximately 67.67 acres, more or less, on property generally located at O and North 112th Streets.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: George Wesselhoft, 402-441-6366, gwesselhoft@lincoln.ne.gov
CONDITIONAL APPROVAL as set forth in the staff report dated November 2, 2017: 7-0 (Beckius and Hove absent). Public hearing before the City Council is pending at this time.
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4.3c
Special Permit
No. 17022
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Special Permit No. 17022, Dominion at Stevens Creek Community Unit Plan with up to 433 residential dwelling units including single-family units and townhome units on approximately 153.97 acres, more or less, with requested waivers on property generally located at O and North 112th Streets. **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 amended conditions of the staff report dated November 2, 2017, as offered by the applicant: 7-0 (Beckius and Hove absent). Resolution No. PC-01575. An appeal on this application has been filed. Public hearing before the City Council is pending at this time.
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4.4a
Annexation
No. 17020
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Annexation No. 17020, to annex approximately 4.4 acres, more or less, and adjacent street right-of-way, on property generally located at 7721 Portsche Lane.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
CONDITIONAL APPROVAL as set forth in the staff report dated November 1, 2017: 7-0 (Beckius and Hove absent). Public hearing before the City Council is pending at this time.
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4.4b
Change of Zone
No. 17031
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Change of Zone No. 17031, from AG (Agricultural District) to R-3 (Residential District), on property generally located at 7721 Portsche Lane
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
CONDITIONAL APPROVAL as set forth in the staff report dated November 1, 2017: 7-0 (Beckius and Hove absent). Public hearing before the City Council is pending at this time.
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4.4c
Special Permit
No. 17036
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Special Permit No. 17036, for a 12-lot Community Unit Plan (CUP) which allows for up to a maximum of 30 dwelling units, with waivers to setbacks and design standards for cul-de-sac, on property generally located at 7721 Portsche Lane. **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 amended staff report dated November 2, 2017, as offered by the applicant: 7-0 (Beckius and Hove absent). Resolution No. PC-01576.
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    SPECIAL PERMIT:
4.5
Special Permit
No. 10007A
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SPECIAL PERMIT NO. 10007A, amending the Hamann Meadows Community Unit Plan to add 12 dwelling units, with waivers to setbacks, lot lines perpendicular to the street, and lot area, on property legally described as Lot 1, Hamann Meadows Addition, located in the SW 1/4 of Section 3 9 7, Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, generally located at 4050 South 76th Street (South 76th Street and Lowell Avenue). **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 staff report dated November 2, 2017: 7-0 (Beckius and Hove absent). Resolution No. PC-01577.
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5. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION

    TEXT AMENDMENT:
5.1
Text Amendment
No. 17001
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Text Amendment No. 17001, an ordinance amending Chapter 27.63 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to Special Permits by amending Section 27.63.685 to delete the access door location requirement, and add exterior door opening requirements for a special permit for alcoholic beverages to be sold for consumption off the premises in zoning districts B-1, B-3, H-1, H-2, H-3, H-4, I-1, and I-3, and repealing Section 27.63.685 as hitherto existing.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Denial
Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL; 3-4 (Edgerton, Harris, Joy, and Washington dissenting; Beckius and Hove absent). The motion did not receive 5 affirmative votes, therefore, this application will have continued public hearing and action on December 6 ,2017.
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* * * AT THIS TIME, ANYONE WISHING TO SPEAK ON AN ITEM NOT ON THE AGENDA, MAY DO SO * * *

Adjournment: 5:32 P.M.
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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