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.


Notice is hereby given that the Nebraska Capitol Environs Commission will hold a meeting on April 22, 2022 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.

APRIL 22, 2022

View or download the full Agenda.

1.  Approval of meeting record of March 25, 2022.

* Staff Memo(PDF, 910KB)  from Collin Christopher


2.  Demolition and new construction work at 1432 N Street(PDF, 8MB); (WRK; UDR22031)

3.  Placement of new signage and a sculpture on the east side of 521 South 14th Street(PDF, 3MB); (State Building Division; UDR22044)

4.  Proposed text amendment(PDF, 129KB) to Section 27.56.140 of the Lincoln Municipal Code, which addresses the appeal process for decisions made by the Nebraska Capitol Environs Commission


5.  Staff updates & miscellaneous


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
Heidi Cuca 04/15/2022
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.



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