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.


The Nebraska Capitol Environs Commission will hold a meeting on Friday, July 26, 2024 at 8:30 a.m. in the County-City Building, 555 S. 10th Street,  Lincoln, Nebraska, in City Council Chambers on the 1st Floor. For more information, please contact the Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Department at 402-441-7491.

JULY 26, 2024

(PDF, 65MB)View or download the full Agenda(PDF, 4MB) (PDF, 65MB)


1.  Approval of meeting record from July 12, 2024(PDF, 178KB)

Public Hearing & Action

2. (PDF, 2MB)Downtown Corridors Streetscape Project(PDF, 2MB) (Planning and Urban Development Departments, UDR24101)

Discuss & Advice

3. Staff report(PDF, 2MB) & 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 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
Eileen Bergt  01/09/2026
Heidi Cuca 04/15/2025
Andrea Gebhart 01/09/2025
Delonte Johnson 01/09/2027
Kile Johnson 01/09/2027
Ann Post 04/15/2026
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