Below is a listing, by the scheduled Public Hearing date, for zoning relief applications
which are pending consideration by the Village.
Click on the address or title to 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 which graphically shows significant developments in the community that are being reviewed or have been approved. This story map is available here.
Request: Consideration of a request by Lincolnwood Town Center, LLC, property owner, to amend wall signage previously approved for the southeast wing of the Mall building, per Ordinance No. 2019-3371, with the following Zoning Modifications, including: a) allow more than one wall sign per street frontage per business establishment; b) allow a permitted signable wall area with a height of approximately 9 feet, 6 inches on the southwest façade and approximately 15 feet on the northeast façade, rather than the permitted maximum signable wall area height of 6 feet; c) allow a total wall sign area of approximately 180-square feet on the southwest façade and 180-square feet on the northeast façade, rather than the maximum permitted sign area of 100-square feet; and d) allow a sign with an elevation of approximately 38 feet on the northeast façade, rather than the maximum permitted sign elevation of 30 feet.
Request: Consideration of a request by Lincolnwood Town Center, LLC, property owner, to amend Ordinance No. 1988-1801 to permit new temporary wall signs and two replacement monument signs, with the following zoning modifications: a) allow 3 additional wall signs on the northeast primary façade with a total area of approximately 760-square feet; b) allow a permitted signable wall area with a height of 11 feet, 6 inches, rather than the permitted maximum signable wall area height of 6 feet; c) allow monument signs with a height of 32 feet (along Touhy Avenue) and 27 feet (along McCormick Boulevard); d) allow monument signs with a base that has a height of greater than 2 feet; d) allow monument signs with a total sign area of approximately 216-square feet (along Touhy Avenue) and approximately 166-square feet (along McCormick Boulevard); and e) allow monument signs without required decorative landscaping.
Request: Consideration of a request by Michael Shapiro, Property Owner, to approve a Variation to reduce the on-site parking capacity by 18 spaces at the property commonly known as 6950 North Central Park Avenue. The requested Variation would allow for a portion of an industrial space to be converted to office space. During this Hearing, the Zoning Board of Appeals may consider any additional relief that may be discovered during the review of this case.
Request: Consideration of a request by Mordy Lebovics, Petitioner, on behalf of Bais Chaim Dovid East, Property Owner, to allow for certain exterior site improvements associated with construction of a new building to accommodate a new religious institution, at the property commonly known as 6424 North Drake Avenue. The proposed new religious institution development requires Variations to: 1) permit parking in the interior side yard; 2) permit a parking lot with no perimeter screening area, rather than the required 8 feet, along the west property line; 3) reduce the amount of required on-site parking by 20 spaces; 4) reduce the required front yard setback from 40.5 feet to 27 feet; and 5) reduce the southern side yard setback from 20.5 feet to 17 feet. During this Hearing, the Zoning Board of Appeals may consider any additional relief that may be discovered during the review of this case.
Request: Consideration of a request by Katya West, Petitioner, on behalf of Aditya Unni, property owner, to approve a Special Use for a day-care nursery at 3952 West Lunt Avenue, and consideration of other related zoning approvals that may be discovered during review of this case.
(Motion Approved by a 6-0 Vote)
Request: Village Board referral of Zoning Code Text Amendments to consider the use of property in the various zoning districts of the Village for recreational cannabis businesses including dispensaries, cultivation centers, craft growers, producers, and infusers. The proposed amendments include, without limitation, whether such uses should be allowed as Permitted or Special Uses, or should be prohibited, hours of operation, parking requirements, signage, and other operational conditions, distance requirements and consideration of other related Zoning Code amendments that may be discovered during review of this case.
(Motion Approved by a 6-0 Vote)
Case #PC-06-18: Zoning Code Text Amendment – Sign Regulations for Large-Scale Developments, Freestanding Sign Location, Portable Sign Requirements, and Temporary Signage (Continued from May 2, 2018, June 6, 2018, July 5, 2018, July 10, 2018, July 24, 2018, September 5, 2018, October 4, 2018, November 7, 2018, December 5, 2018, December 20, 2018, January 3, 2019, February 6, 2019, March 6, 2019, April 4, 2019, May 1, 2019, and June 5, 2019)
Request: Consideration of a Village Board Referral of Zoning Code Text Amendments proposed to modify the permissibility and requirements for certain signage including: 1) Permitting Electronic Message Signs, with specific regulations, for properties and/or developments deemed to be “large-scale”; 2) Amending existing regulations related to Temporary Signs for Special Events and Grand Openings; 3) Permitting Temporary Sign Coverings/Panels on Freestanding Signs; 4) Amending required setbacks for Temporary and Permanent Freestanding Signs; and 5) Amending existing regulations related to specific design limitations for Portable Signs.
(Continued, Without Discussion, to September 4, 2019)