Journal-World classified (published 02/10/2013)

(First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World
February 3, 2013)


The Lawrence/Douglas
County Metropolitan Planning Commission will hold
their regularly scheduled
monthly meeting on February 25, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. in
the Commission Meeting
Room on the first floor of
City Hall, 6 E. 6th Street.

The Planning Commission
will consider the following
public hearing and non
hearing items at their
Monday, February 25, 2013

: Consider a
Text Amendments to various articles in Chapter 20
of the City Code, the Land
Development Code, in relation to the definition of
Family and Occupancy

CPA-4-2-12 : Reconsider
Comprehensive Plan
Amendment to Chapter 6 of
Horizon 2020 to create
CC600 District policies and
to Chapter 14 Specific
Plans, to revise the West of
K-10 Plan and A Nodal Plan
for the Intersection of West
6th Street & Kansas Highway 10 (K-10) designating
the node of 6th Street and
K-10 as a CC600. (PC Item 9;
approved with modifications 7-0 on 10/24/12) Returned to Planning Commission by City Commission on 1/15/13.

TA-4-3-12 : Reconsider Text
Amendment to the City of
Lawrence Land Development Code, Articles 1, 2 and
13, to provide for a CC600
(Community Commercial)
District. (PC Item 10; approved 7-0 on 10/24/12) Returned to Planning Commission by City Commission on 1/15/13.

Z-4-5-12 : Reconsider rezoning approximately 146 acres located in the NW quadrant of the intersection of
West 6th Street/Hwy 40 and
Kansas Hwy 10 (K-10) from
County A (Agriculture) District and County B1
(Neighborhood Business)
District to the pending district CC600 (Community
Commercial) District to accommodate a regional recreation facility. (PC Item 11;
denied 4-3 on 10/24/12) Returned to Planning Commission by City Commission on 1/15/13.

TA-12-00207 : Consider Text
Amendments to the City of
Lawrence Land Development Code, Chapter 20, Article 10, to change the parking lot perimeter screening
standards. Initiated by City
Commission on 8/21/12.

Z-10-25-11 : Consider a request to rezone approximately 45.5 acres from A
(Agriculture) to OS-FP
(Open Space-Floodplain
Overlay), located north and
east of the intersection of
W. 6th Street and the South
Lawrence Trafficway. Initiated by Planning Commission on 10/24/11.

Legal descriptions for
public hearing properties
listed above are on file in
the Planning Office for review during regular office
hours, 8-5 Monday - Friday.

Communications to the

Written comments are welcome and encouraged on
all items to be considered
by the Planning Commission. The Commission has
established a deadline for
receipt of all written communications of no later
than 10:00 a.m. on Monday, February 25, 2013.

This ensures your transmittal to the Commission can
be received and read prior
to their meeting.

Sheila M. Stogsdill
Assistant Director,
City/County Planning