Journal-World classified (published 05/15/2013)

(First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World
April 28, 2013)


The Lawrence / Douglas
County Metropolitan Planning Commission will hold
their regularly scheduled
monthly meeting on May
20, 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, May 20, 2013

: Minor Subdivision for University Corporate and Research Park
Subdivision No. 3 request
for variance from 20-808
(c)(2) (i) and section
20-601(b) requiring a 200'
minimum width and section
20-810 (e)(5) requiring a
minimum 150' of
right-of-way along
Wakarusa Drive.

CUP-13-00126 : Consider a
Conditional Use Permit for
a revised phasing schedule
for Big Springs Quarry, located at 2 N 1700 Rd. Submitted by Mid-States Ventures, LLC, property owner
of record. Big Springs
Quarry was approved with
Conditional Use Permit

TA-12-00204 : Consider a
Text Amendment to the
City of Lawrence Land Development Code, Chapter
20, to establish lighting
standards and requirements as an alternative to
the photometric plan. Initiated by City Commission
on 8/21/12.

Receive Presentation on
2012 Retail Market Study.

TA-12-00205 : Consider a
Text Amendment to the
City of Lawrence Land Development Code, Chapter
20, Article 11, to modify the
requirements for a Retail
Market Study. Initiated by
City Commission on

CPA-13-00067 : Consider
Comprehensive Plan
Amendment, CPA-13-00067,
to Horizon 2020 Chapter 6
Commercial Land Use and
Chapter 14 Specific Plans,
Revised Southern Development Plan, to expand the S.
Iowa Street commercial
corridor east along W. 31st
Street to include 1900 W
31st Street and identify the
area as a Regional Commercial Center. Submitted
by Menard, Inc. Deferred by
Planning Commission on

Z-13-00071 : Consider a request to rezone approximately 41.5 acres from
RM12 (Multi-Dwelling Residential) to CR (Regional
Commercial), located at
1900 W 31st Street. Submitted by Menard, Inc., for
Mid-American Manufactured Housing, Inc., property owner of record. Deferred by Planning Commission on 4/22/13.

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, May 20, 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