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Pending Zoning Applications

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.

February 21, 2019 Plan Commission Meeting

Case #PC-05-19:  Zoning Code Text Amendment – Permissibility of Banquet Halls/Banquet Facilities as a Special Use in the B-1, B-2, B-3, M-B, and O Zoning Districts

Request:  Village Board referral of a request by Benjamin and Mark Figueroa, Petitioners, to consider a Zoning Text Amendment regarding the permissibility of “banquet facilities/ banquet halls” as a permitted Special Use in the B-1 Traditional Business Zoning District, B-2 General Business Zoning District, B-3 Village Center PUD Zoning District, M-B Manufacturing and Business Zoning District, and O Office Zoning District.  The Plan Commission may also consider any other zoning approvals discovered during review of this case.

Case #PC-06-19:  6421 North Hamlin Avenue – Special Use for a Banquet Hall/Banquet Facility and a Variation related to On-site Parking Capacity

Request:  Consideration of a request by Benjamin and Mark Figueroa, Petitioners, to approve:  1) a Special Use for banquet hall/banquet facility in the M-B Manufacturing and Business Zoning District; 2) a Special Use for parking in the front yard; and 3) a Variation reducing required on-site parking by 32 spaces for the property at 6421 North Hamlin Avenue.  The Plan Commission may also consider any other zoning approvals discovered during review of this case.

Case #PC-07-19:  7301 North Lincoln Avenue – Special Use for a Trade School

Request:  Consideration of a request by Petitioner, Theodore Simmons, to approve a Special Use for a trade school in the O Office District.  The Plan Commission may also consider any other zoning approvals discovered during review of this case.

February 20, 2019 Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting

(Meeting Canceled Due to a Lack of Agenda Items)

February 6, 2019 Plan Commission Meeting

Case #PC-02-19:  7373 North Cicero Avenue – Special Use and Variations for the Construction of a New Car Dealership

Request:  Consideration of a request by Petitioner, AJZ-Lincolnwood, LLC, as authorized by property owner, Puig Holding Company, for a Special Use to permit an Auto/Light Truck Sales and Service Use in the O Office Zoning District and to allow for parking in the front yard, and the following Zoning Variations:  1) A reduction in the minimum width of parking lot perimeter landscaping from eight feet to three feet, seven inches; 2) Waiver of the requirement to provide trees on three of the proposed landscaped parking lot islands; 3) Approval to include gaps in the required continuous landscape screening in the required transition yard abutting a residentially zoned property; 4) Approval of exterior building materials not qualifying as “high quality” materials for the main dealership space and service area; 5) Approval of a roofline design that does not integrate required design elements; 6) Approval of a wall sign that is taller than the permitted signable wall area height of six feet; and 7) Approval of a photometry plan that includes maximum lighting levels and other photometry metrics that are beyond what is permitted.  The Plan Commission may also consider any other zoning approvals discovered during review of this case.

(Motion Approved by a 6-0 Vote)

Case #PC-03-19:  6900 North McCormick Boulevard – Amendment to Ordinance No. 1990-1901 and Zoning Modifications to Allow for Exterior Renovations to a Development Previously Approved as a Planned Unit Development

Request:  Consideration of a request by Petitioner, AJZ-Lincolnwood, LLC, to amend Ordinance No. 1990-1901 to allow exterior renovations and Zoning Modifications to allow for the following:  1) Wall signs that are larger than the maximum permitted sign area; 2) A second wall sign on the primary façade; and 3) The use of exterior building materials not qualifying as “high quality” materials.  The Plan Commission may also consider any other zoning approvals discovered during review of this case.

(Motion Approved by a 5-0 Vote)

Case #PC-04-19:  3900-3910 West Devon Avenue – Amendment to Ordinance No. 2018-3334 and a Zoning Variation Related to a Monument Sign and Wall Sign

Request:  Consideration of a request by Petitioner, Sacred Learning NFP, to amend Ordinance No. 2018-3334 to allow for the relocation of a previously permitted monument sign and a Zoning Variation to allow for a building wall sign that is taller than the permitted signable wall area height of six feet and larger than the permitted maximum wall sign area.  The Plan Commission may also consider any other zoning approvals discovered during review of this case.

(Continued, Without Discussion, to the March 6, 2019 Plan Commission Meeting)

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, and February 6, 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.  The Plan Commission may also consider any other zoning approvals discovered during review of this case.

(Continued, Without Discussion, to the March 6, 2019 Plan Commission Meeting)

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