Pending Zoning Applications

View listings, by the scheduled Public Hearing date, for zoning relief applications that are pending consideration by the Village. View additional information and the nature of the zoning relief requested. Public comment is invited at the Public Hearing. Documents related to each application may be inspected during business hours in the Community Development Department. The Village has also developed a story map that graphically shows significant developments in the community that is being reviewed or have been approved.

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Case #PC-10-22:   Zoning Code Text Amendment – Permissibility of Certain Use in Various Zoning Districts Throughout the Village

11/2/2022 Plan Commission meeting, Continued from 6/1/2022, 7/6/2022, and 9/28/2022 meetings

Referral by the Village Board to consider potential Zoning Code Text Amendments related to the permissibility of certain uses in various Zoning Districts throughout the Village, including the B-1, B-2, B-3, O, and M-B districts. Discussion during this hearing may relate to Table 4.01.1 Permitted and Special Uses in All Zoning Districts, Section 2.02 Definitions, and Sections 4.07, 4.08, and 4.09, which pertain to standards and regulations related to uses in those zoning districts. During this Hearing, the Plan Commission may consider any additional Text Amendments related to this case.

Case #ZB-08-22: 7202 North Keystone Avenue – Special Fence and Zoning Variations to Allow a Decorative Wrought Iron Fence to Encroach into the Corner Side Yard and to be Taller than What is Permitted

11/16/2022 Zoning Board of Appeals meetingContinued from 10/20/2022

Consideration of a request by Marc and Connie Jens, property owners, to approve a decorative wrought iron fence as a Special Fence, and Zoning Variations from Section 3.13(11)h to permit a fence that would 1) encroach into the corner side yard up to the corner side lot line, and 2) be six feet in height rather than the permitted height of four feet at the property commonly known as 7202 North Keystone Avenue. During the Public Hearing, the Zoning Board of Appeals may consider any additional relief related to this case.

Case #ZB-09-22: 4500-4560 West Touhy Avenue & 7350 North Lincoln Avenue – Zoning Variations to Allow Certain Signs as Part of an Overall Unified Center Sign Plan

11/16/2022 Zoning Board of Appeals meeting

Consideration of a request by ACEF-TD 1860 LLC, property owner, to approve Zoning Variations to allow certain signs as part of a Unified Center Sign Plan for the property commonly known as 4500 - 4560 West Touhy Avenue & 7350 North Lincoln Avenue. The proposed Unified Center Sign Plan requires the following relief for the development commonly known as District 1860: 1) relief from Section 11.04(1)i to permit more than one monument sign for the development as per the approved Planned Unit Development (PUD) plans plus two additional monument signs as components of vehicle charging stations located in the parking area on the north side of the grocery building; 2) relief from Section 11.04(1)ii to permit monument signs with a height of more than eight feet as per the approved PUD plans; 3) relief from Section 11.04(1)iii to permit monument signs with an area of more than sixty square feet as per the approved PUD plans; 4) relief from Section 11.04(1)x to waive the required landscaping at the base of one monument sign as per the approved PUD plans; 5) relief from Section 11.04(2)i to allow for additional wall signs on the mixed-use building and grocery building as per the approved PUD plans and for two additional proposed wall signs on the grocery building; 6) relief from Section 11.04(2)ii to allow a wall sign with a sign height of more than six feet as per the approved PUD plans; 7) relief from Section 11.04(2)iii to allow for wall signs with an area greater than what is permitted as per the approved PUD plans; 8) relief from Section 11.04(2)v to allow a wall sign with an elevation of more than 30 feet above grade; 9) relief from Section 11.04(6) to allow for off-premise signage for the monument signs proposed as components of two charging stations located in the parking area on the north side of the grocery building; and 10) relief from Section 11.06(12) to permit three-foot by three-foot projecting signs for individual tenants in the mixed-use building as per the approved PUD plans. During the Public Hearing, the Zoning Board of Appeals may consider any additional relief related to this case. 

Case #ZB-10-22: 7250 North Cicero Avenue – Approval of Variation Related to the Number of Permitted Signs

12/21/2022 Zoning Board of Appeals meeting

Consideration of a request by North Shore Pediatric Therapy Group, Petitioner, on behalf of 7250 N Cicero Avenue LLC, Property Owner, to approve a Variation to allow the installation of an individual tenant sign on the east facing façade of the office building at 7250 North Cicero Avenue. A Variation from Section 11.04(2)i.4 is required in order to allow an individual tenant sign on a multi-story, multi-tenant office building.  During this Hearing, the Zoning Board of Appeals may consider any additional relief that may be discovered during the review of this case.

Case #ZB-11-22: 6540 North Lincoln Avenue – Approval of Variations Related to the Number of Permitted Signs and Permitted Sign Area

12/21/2022 Zoning Board of Appeals meeting

Consideration of a request by Shaun Ensign/Legacy Sign Group, Petitioner, on behalf of CMK Lincolnwood LLC, Property Owner, to approve 1) a Variation from Section 11.04(2)i to allow additional two additional wall signs for a tenant that does not have its own external entrance, and Section 11.04(2)iii to allow each of those wall signs to exceed the permitted maximum wall sign area, on the east and south facades of the office building at 6540 North Lincoln Avenue. During this Hearing, the Zoning Board of Appeals may consider any additional relief that may be discovered during the review of this case.