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.
Case #ZB-03-21: 6547 North Central Park Avenue – Approval of a Variation Related to Overall Floor Area to Allow for an Addition to a Single-Family Home. Consideration of a request by Zachary Ruben, petitioner, on behalf of David Weinstock, property owner, to allow for a total floor area of 5,771 square feet, approximately 622 square feet in excess of what is permitted for that lot, in order to allow for an addition to an existing single-family home. During this Hearing, the Zoning Board of Appeals may consider any additional relief that may be discovered during the review of this case.
Click here for the full set of public comments received regarding case #ZB-03-21, FAR variation for 6547 North Central Park Avenue (updated at 2:35 pm on April 21, 2021)
CASE #PC-07-21 TEXT AMENDMENT-RECREATIONAL CANNABIS – Village Board referral of Zoning Code Text Amendments to consider the use of property in the various zoning districts of the Village for adult-use cannabis dispensaries. 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 development standards or related Text Amendments that may be discovered during review of this case.
CASE #PC-10-21 TEXT AMENDMENT-FLOOR AREA RATIO – Referral by the Village Board to consider Zoning Code Text Amendments to Section 4.11 and 4.12 of the Zoning Code related to the maximum permitted Floor Area Ratio (FAR) for residential development. During this Hearing, the Plan Commission may consider any additional Text Amendments related to this case.
CASE #PC-12-21 3901 TOUHY SU & VARIATIONS – Consideration of a request by Meherally Property Holdings LLC, on behalf of Long John Silvers LLC, property owner, to approve the following for the development of a restaurant use with a drive-through facility at the property commonly known as 3901 West Touhy Avenue: 1) Special Use for the operation of a drive-through facility; 2) Special Use to allow the operation of a commercial use prior to 7:00 AM and/or after 11:00 PM within 150 feet of residential properties; 3) Special Use to permit parking in the front yard; 4) Variation to reduce the number of required stacking spaces from four vehicles to three vehicles; 5) Variation to allow the dumpster enclosure to be visible from the public right-of-way and less than 15’ from the primary structure; 6) Variation to allow the use on non-“high-quality” materials for more than 25% of the façade; 7) Variation to allow a circulation aisle for the drive-through facility along a public right-of-way; 8) Variation to reduce the required width of parking lot screening landscaping along the east and west lot lines from 8 feet to 5 feet; 9) Variation to waive the requirement of two parking lot islands and to reduce the required width of one parking lot island to from 9 feet to 8 feet; 10) Variation to reduce the required width of foundation landscaping along the south building façade; and 11) Variation to permit two wall signs facing the north lot line frontage and one sign on the south facing building façade. During this Hearing, the Plan Commission may consider any additional relief that may be discovered during the review of this case.
CASE #PC-13-21 TEXT AMENDMENT-VIDEO GAMING – Referral by the Village Board to consider a Text Amendment related to the permissibility of video gaming as a Permitted or Special Use in the B-1, B-2, B-3, and M-B zoning districts, associated definition(s), and operational regulations. During this Hearing, the Plan Commission may consider any additional Text Amendments related to this case.
Case #ZB-04-21 6721 North Le Mai Avenue – Variation Related to Side Yard Setback – Consideration of a request by Virgil Tiran, property owner, to approve a Variation to reduce the required side yard setback along the north lot line from eight feet to five feet, nine inches, to accommodate an addition to a single-family house that would match the existing setback along that lot line, at the property commonly known as 6721 North Le Mai Avenue. During this Hearing, the Zoning Board of Appeals may consider any additional relief that may be discovered during the review of this case.