Pending Zoning Applications

Below is a listing, by the scheduled Public Hearing date, for zoning relief application(s)
which are
pending consideration by the Village.


Click on the address or title to view additional information and the nature of the zoning relief request.  Public comment is invited at the Public Hearing. Documents related to each application may be inspected during business hours in the Community Development Department.

April 6, 2017 Plan Commission Meeting

Case #PC-02-17:  Public Hearing:  6755 North Cicero Avenue – Special Uses for a Restaurant over 5,000-Square Feet in Area, Off-Street Parking Location and Operating Hours, and Variations for Building Setbacks, Off-Street Parking, Landscaping, Building Materials, Special Sign Designation, and other Signage Variations

Request:  Consideration of a request by Phil Stefani, Property Owner, for Special Uses, Variations, and Special Sign designation needed for a proposed single-tenant restaurant building and off-street parking area at the property commonly known as 6755 North Cicero Avenue.   The requested Special Uses are:  1) to allow a restaurant over 5,000-square feet in area in the B-2 Zoning District; 2) to permit off-street parking in the front and corner side yards of the lot; and 3) to allow a business within 150 feet of a residentially-zoned property to operate after 11:00 P.M. on certain days.   Also requested are Variations to:  1) allow a reduced Transition Yard across the east property line; 2) allow less than the required off-street parking for a restaurant of this size; 3) allow less than the required off-street parking perimeter landscaping area along Pratt and Cicero Avenues;  4) allow less than the required interior landscape islands and plantings; 5) allow less than the required foundation landscaping; 6) allow less than the required minimum 10-foot landscaped buffer along the east and south property line, adjacent to property zoned residential;  7) allow parking spaces and drive aisles in an off-street parking lot to be less than the minimum required size standards; 8) allow less than 75 percent of each exterior building elevation to maintain the required high-quality materials; 9) allow masonry stucco as greater than a minor or accent building material; 10) allow a wall sign on the north elevation of the building that is greater than the maximum permitted area; 11) allow a pole/pylon sign as a Special Sign; 12) allow a pole/pylon sign face to be greater than the maximum permitted sign area; 13) allow a pole/pylon sign to be located less than the minimum required setback from an exterior property line; and 14) allow an illuminated freestanding sign within 75 feet of a residentially-zoned district.

March 15, 2017 Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting

Case #ZB-01-17:  Public Hearing:  3944 West Touhy Avenue – Sign Variations

Request:  Consideration of a request by Damien Kardaras, property owner, on behalf of Chroma Beauty Salon and Spa, Inc., to allow two wall signs on the east façade of the building at 3944 West Touhy Avenue.  The proposed wall signs require certain Variations including:  1) to allow two wall signs that are not located on a street frontage and do not face a street, but are visible from that street and exceed the maximum permissible number of wall signs on one wall: 2) to allow a wall sign that that is not located within a permitted signable wall area; and 3) to allow a wall sign that exceeds the maximum permissible height, as it is above the bottom of the sills of the second floor windows.

Case #ZB-02-17:  Public Hearing:  3500 West Arthur Avenue – Natural Screening and Deck Location Variations

Request:  Consideration of a request by The Hartman Family Trust, Property Owner, to allow Natural Screening in the designated Front Yard, Corner Lot Side Yard, and in the public rights-of-way and to permit a deck in the Rear Yard, all at 3500 West Arthur Avenue.  The proposed Natural Screening and Rear Yard deck require the following considerations:  1) Special Fence and Variation to allow Natural Screening within the North St. Louis Avenue and West Arthur Avenue public rights-of-way, of a height in excess of 30 inches (30”) in the Front Yard and in excess of four feet (4’) in the Corner Lot Side Yard; and 2) Variation to permit a deck in a residential district that is located less than the required minimum thirty feet (30’) Rear Setback.