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The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 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, MAY 15, 2019

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[Commissioner Finnegan absent; Commissioner Edgerton arrived at 1:03 p.m.; Commissioner Corr left at 2:25 p.m.]

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held May 1, 2019.**APPROVED: 6-0; (Commissioner Beckius abstained; Commissioners Edgerton and Finnegan absent)**

1. CONSENT AGENDA

    (Public Hearing and Administrative Action)


    ANNEXATION WITH RELATED ITEMS:

1.1a
Annexation
19003
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Annexation 19003, to annex approximately 4.5 acres, more or less, on property generally located at 6301 North 7th Street.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Rachel Jones, 402-441-7603, rjones@lincoln.ne.gov
This application was removed from the Consent Agenda and had a separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the conditions of the staff report dated May 9, 2019: 7-0 (Scheer declared a conflict of interest; Finnegan absent) Public hearing before the City Council is tentatively scheduled for Monday, June 10, 2019.
1.1b
Change of Zone
19011
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Change of Zone 19011, from AG (Agricultural District) to R-1 to (Residential District), on property generally located at 6301 North 7th Street.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Rachel Jones, 402-441-7603, rjones@lincoln.ne.gov
This application was removed from the Consent Agenda and had a separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, as set forth in the conditions of the staff report dated May 9, 2019: 7-0 (Scheer declared a conflict of interest; Finnegan absent), Public hearing before the City Council is tentatively scheduled for Monday, June 10, 2019.
1.1c
Waiver
19001
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Waiver 19001, to waive the subdivision improvement requirements, on property generally located at 6301 North 7th 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 May 9, 2019: 7-0 (Scheer declared a conflict of interest; Finnegan absent). Resolution No. PC-01647.
    CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS:

1.2a
Change of Zone
19009
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Change of Zone 19009, from O-2 (Suburban Office District) to O-3 (Office Park District), on property generally located at 6900 L Street.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: George Wesselhoft, 402-441-6366, gwesselhoft@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL: 7-0 (Scheer and Finnegan absent). Public hearing before the City Council is tentatively scheduled for June 10, 2019.
1.2b
Use Permit
33E
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Use Permit 33E, to add additional property and increase the total allowable commercial floor area from 155,000 square feet to 175,000 square feet within the Use Permit, on property generally located at 6900 L 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 May 2, 2019: 7-0 (Scheer and Finnegan absent). Resolution No. PC-01648.
1.3a
Change of Zone
19010
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Change of Zone 19010, from AG (Agricultural District) to AGR (Agricultural Residential District), on property generally located at 13200 West Bluff Road.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 402-441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL: 7-0 (Scheer and Finnegan absent). Public hearing before the County Board is tentatively scheduled for May 28, 2019.
1.3b
Special Permit
19018
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Special Permit 19018, to allow for the development of a CUP (Community Unit Plan) for lots, on approximately 25.53 acres, more or less, with associated waivers, on property generally located at 13200 West Bluff Road. *** 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 May 1, 2019: 7-0 (Scheer and Finnegan absent). Resolution No. PC-01649.
    SPECIAL PERMIT

1.4
Special Permit
16020A
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Special Permit 16020A, to amend Special Permit 16020 to allow for the renovation and expansion of a nonconforming church, including waivers to setbacks, on property generally located at 535 North 16th 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 May 2, 2019: 7-0 (Scheer and Finnegan absent). Resolution No. PC-01650.
1.5
Special Permit
19019
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Special Permit 19019, to allow for the reconstruction of an existing garage, on property generally located at 3335 Orchard Street. *** FINAL ACTION ***
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Dessie Redmond, 402-441-6373, dredmond@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated May 7, 2019: 7-0 (Scheer and Finnegan absent). Resolution No. PC-01651.
2. REQUEST FOR DEFERRAL

2.1
Preliminary Plat
18002
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Preliminary Plat 18002, to add 430 residential lots on approximately 152.1 acres, more or less, on property generally located at the SW corner of West Old Cheney Road and South Folsom Street. *** FINAL ACTION ***
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: 2 week deferral
Staff Planner: Dessie Redmond, 402-441-6373, dredmond@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission granted the applicant's request for a 2-week deferral, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for May 29, 2019.
3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

    (Public Hearing and Administrative Action)


See Items 1.1a, 1.1b, and 1.1c.
4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION

    ANNEXATION WITH RELATED ITEMS:

4.1a
Annexation
19004
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Annexation 19004, to annex approximately 50 acres, more or less, and adjacent rights of way, for a residential development, on property generally located at the NE corner of South 84th Street and Rokeby Road.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the conditions of the staff report dated May 1, 2019: 8-0 (Finnegan absent) Public hearing before the City Council is currently pending.
4.1b
Change of Zone
19012
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Change of Zone 19012, from AG (Agricultural District) to R-3 (Residential District) and R-5 (Residential District) for approximately 50 acres, on property generally located at the NE corner of South 84th Street and Rokeby Road.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL: 8-0 (Finnegan absent). Public hearing before the City Council is currently pending.
4.1c
Special Permit
19021
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Special Permit 19021, to allow for a Community Unit Plan (CUP) over approximately 50 acres, for single family dwelling units and multiple family dwelling units, with waivers to increase the height requirement for multiple-family dwellings, and to exceed the maximum block length of 1,320 feet, on property generally located at the NE corner of South 84th Street and Rokeby Road. *** 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 May 1, 2019, as offered by the applicant and agreed upon by staff: 7-0 (Corr and Finnegan absent). Resolution No. PC-01652.

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

Adjournment

PENDING LIST:
Special Permit 18045, to allow for a County AG (Agricultural District) CUP (Community Unit Plan), consisting of 148.49 acres, more or less, for 9 single family acreage lots on property generally located at North 14th Street and Rock Creek Road.
Annexation No. 18003, to annex approximately 24.1 acres, more or less, on property generally located at 7420 Yankee Hill Road.
Change of Zone No. 18015, from AGR (Agricultural Residential District) to R-3 (Residential District), on property generally located at 7420 Yankee Hill Road.
Special Permit No. 18022, for a 55 lot CUP (Community Unit Plan), with waivers to allow sanitary sewer to flow opposite street grades, block length, pedestrian easements, lot lines radial to streets, 2 to 1 side slope for detention embankments, and sidewalks along one side of a street, on property generally located at 7420 Yankee Hill Road. **FINAL ACTION**

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
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
Dessie Redmond, Planner (402) 441-6373 dredmond@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