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 a meeting on December 17, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. on the 1st floor of the County/City Building, 555 S. 10th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska, in the City Council Chambers. For more information, please contact the Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Department at 402-441-7491.

DECEMBER 17, 2021

View or download the full Agenda.

1.   Approval of meeting record of November 18, 2021.

•   Memo from Collin Christopher


2.  Exterior work at 501 S. 14th Street;  (State Building Division and the Office of the Chief Information Officer; UDR21091)


3.  Capitol Environs Facades Lifecycle Discussion

4.  Staff updates & miscellaneous (including an update on 1020 Goodhue Blvd.)


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 Director of Equity and Diversity, Lincoln Commission on Human Rights, at 402 441-7624 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
Mary Campbell 01/09/2022
Heidi Cuca 04/15/2022
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)

LPlan 2040 - Chapter 4; Placemaking

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


Archived Agendas and Minutes