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

02/01/2023 Plan Commission meeting, Continued from 6/1/2022, 7/6/2022, 9/28/2022 and 11/2/2022, 12/7/2022, 1/4/2023 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 #PC-15-22:   Zoning Code Text Amendment – Regulations Related to Required Transition Yards, Setback Buffers, and Landscape Screening on Commercial Properties Abutting Residential Properties

02/01/2023 Plan Commission meeting, Continued from 12/7/2022, 01/04/2023 meetings

Referral by the Village Board of potential Zoning Text Amendments to Sections 4.07(3) and 6.16, which relate to required transition yards, setback buffers, and landscape screening when properties located in the B-1, B-2, B-3, O, or M-B zoning districts abut a residentially zoned property or a property whose primary use is residential. During this Hearing, the Plan Commission may consider any additional Text Amendments related to this case.

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

1/17/2023 Village Board Meeting, 12/21/2022 Zoning Board of Appeals partial recommendation, remainder continued to 1/18/2023 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.

Case #PC-01-23: 7336 North Kenneth Avenue - Reasonable Accommodation for a Non-Compliant Fence

02/01/2023 Plan Commission meeting, Continued from 01/04/2023 meeting

Consideration of a request by Elizabeta Usto-Dacic, property owner, for a Reasonable Accommodation from the strict application of the regulations of the Zoning Ordinance, per section 4.06(3) of the Zoning Code, to allow a six-foot tall solid fence that would a) enclose the entirety of the rear yard, and b) extend into the interior side yard along the north side lot line. The Plan Commission may consider any additional relief that may be discovered during the review of this case.

Case #PC-02-23: Zoning Text Amendment – Regulations related to the Permissibility of Parking Lot Security Gates

02/01/2023 Plan Commission meeting

Referral by the Village Board of potential Zoning Text Amendments to Sections 3.13(8) (regarding the designation and approval of Special Fences), 3.13(13) (regarding permitted fence types in business districts), and/or Section 3.13(15) (regarding permitted fence types in manufacturing districts), pertaining to the permissibility and design characteristics of parking lot security gates. During this Hearing, the Plan Commission may consider any additional Text Amendments related to this case.

Case #PC-03-23: 4370 West Touhy Avenue – Special Use to Allow a Permanent Dermal Pigmentation Establishment

02/01/2023 Plan Commission meeting

Consideration of a request by Kaitlyn Moskowitz on behalf of Angelo Apostolou, property owner, to allow a permanent dermal pigmentation establishment as a Special Use at the property known as 4370 West Touhy Avenue. The Plan Commission may consider any additional relief that may be discovered during the review of this case.


Case #ZB-01-23: 7356 North Cicero Avenue – Zoning Variations Related to Parking Lot Landscaping and Transition Yard 

12/21/2022 Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting

Consideration of a request by 7356 N Cicero LLC, property owner, to approve Zoning Variations to allow for the reconfiguration of portions of the parking lot and parking drive aisles at the property commonly known as 7356 North Cicero Avenue. The proposed development plan requires the following Variations: 1) from Section 7.10 to reduce the total amount of required parking from ten spaces to six spaces; 2) from Section 6.14(1) to waive the requirement for parking lot screening; 3) from Section 6.14(2) to waive the requirement for parking lot interior landscaping; and 4) from Section 6.16(1) and 4.07(3) to waive the requirements for a transition yard and setback buffer. During the Public Hearing, the Zoning Board of Appeals may consider any additional relief related to this case