Nebraska Capitol Environs Commission

The Nebraska Capitol Environs Commission is a unique board combining membership appointed by the City and by the State, empowered to protect and to advocate for improvements to the setting of the beautiful Nebraska State Capitol. All public and private property within the Capitol Environs District receives the Commission's design oversight, along with key view corridors to the Capitol which enhance the whole community.


The Nebraska Capitol Environs Commission meets on the fourth Friday of the month at 8:30 a.m. in the City Council Chambers of the County/City Building, except when noted.

Please note the meeting location as it may change to accomplish social distancing needs.


Notice is hereby given that the Nebraska Capitol Environs Commission will hold their annual joint meeting with the Nebraska Capitol Commission on November 15, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. in Hearing Room 1507 of the Nebraska State Capitol. The Nebraska Capitol Environs Commission will hold their regular meeting at 11:00 a.m. in Hearing Room 1525 of the Nebraska State Capitol, 1445 'K' Street, Lincoln, Nebraska. For more information, please contact the Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Department at 402-441-7491.

NOVEMBER 15, 2022

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        adjourn to Room 1525 for Nebraska Capitol Environs Commission 

1.  Approval of meeting record of August 26, 2022.


2.  Residential street rehab work by the City of Lincoln in the public right-of-way of 'G' Street between S. 13th and S. 17th Streets, 'J' Street between S. 16th and S. 21st Streets, and S. 11th Street between 'H' Street and 'K' Street in the Nebraska Capitol Environs District. (Lincoln Transportation & Utilities; UDR22119)


3.  Design updates to approved site improvements at 1821/1843 'K' Street. (Community ActionUDR22073)

4.  Downtown Corridors Streetscape Project. (Urban DevelopmentUDR22110)

5.  Staff updates & miscellaneous, etc.



ACCOMMODATION NOTICE: The City of Lincoln complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 guidelines. Ensuring the public’s access to and participating in public meetings is a priority for the City of Lincoln. In the event you are in need of a reasonable accommodation in order to attend or participate in a public meeting conducted by the City of Lincoln, please contact the Lincoln Commission on Human Rights at 402-441-7624, or the City Ombudsman at 402-441-7511, as soon as possible before the scheduled meeting date in order to make your request.


The Nebraska Capitol Environs Commission is comprised of seven voting members.

Member Term Expires
Heidi Cuca 04/15/2025
Andrea Gebhart 01/09/2025
Delonte Johnson 01/09/2024
Kile Johnson 01/09/2024
Karen Nalow 01/09/2023
Ann Post 04/15/2023
David Quade 01/09/2025


Zoning Regulations

The Nebraska Capitol Environs Commission is governed by LMC Chapter 27.56: Capitol Environs Commission

Design Standards

The Nebraska Capitol Environs Commission is responsible for administration of the Capitol Environs Design Standards (Chapter 3.85).

Map: Capitol View Corridor Overlay District & Capitol Environs District

Map: Capitol View Corridor Overlay District & Capitol Environs District(PDF, 666KB)

2050 Comprehensive Plan 

Note text and map on the Capitol and Capitol View Corridors(PDF, 2MB)  starting on page 4.2.


Archived Agendas and Minutes