Planned unit development changes approved

Procedures for approval of planned unit developments in some second-class cities and villages will change under a bill passed March 31.

Currently, a county that has adopted a comprehensive development plan and is enforcing subdivision regulations must approve a planned unit development in a second-class city or village’s extraterritorial zoning jurisdiction.

LB875, introduced by Gretna Sen. John Murante, removes the requirement that the county must approve the plan in a county with a population between 100,000 and 200,000. Sarpy is the only county impacted by the bill.

A second-class city or village still will be required to submit a planned unit development to the county planning and public works departments for review.

The bill passed 47-0.

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