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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Those wishing to submit public comments in writing may do so by emailing comments to dhammel@lwd.org prior to the commencement of the meeting. Emails received will be provided to the  either the Zoning Board of Appeals or the Plan Commission in advance of the meeting, or read aloud during the appropriate Public Comment period for each matter on the agenda. We ask that you keep your emailed comments to under 200 words to allow time for others to be heard and for the Commission to progress through the public meeting agenda. Thank you for your understanding of these guidelines.

Case #PC-07-22:   Zoning Code Text Amendment – Temporary Structures

9/28/2022 Plan Commission Meeting - Continued from 4/6/2022, 5/4/2022 and 6/1/2022 meetings

Referral by the Village Board to consider potential Zoning Code Text Amendments related to the establishment of a definition of “temporary structures”, as well as related standards for the approval and installation of temporary structures on residential and commercial properties. During this Hearing, the Plan Commission may consider any additional Text Amendments related to this case.

Case #PC-11-22:   Zoning Code Text Amendment – Fence Regulations Pertaining to Properties Abutting Prominent Street or Arterial Streets

9/28/2022 Plan Commission meeting, Continued from 6/1/2022 meeting

Referral by the Village Board to consider potential Zoning Code Text Amendments related to fence regulations found in Section 3.13(11) for portions of residential properties abutting prominent streets or arterials, specifically focusing on 1) the permissibility of six-foot tall solid fencing in the rear yard, 2) the permissibility of six-foot tall solid fences along corner side yards, and the permissibility of fencing to encroach into the corner side yard. During this Hearing, the Plan Commission may consider any additional Text Amendments related to this case.

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

9/28/2022 Plan Commission meeting, Continued from 6/1/2022 meeting

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 #PC-14-22: Zoning Code text Amendment – Permissibility of Electronic Message Center Signs in the P Public Open Space-Recreation-Park Zoning District

 9/28/2022 Plan Commission meeting

Referral by the Village Board of potential Zoning Text Amendments to Section 11.04(10) and Section 11.10(1)v to permit electronic message center signs in the P Public Open Space-Recreation-Park zoning district. 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

10/20/2022 Zoning Board of Appeals meeting

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.