The Planning Division is led by John P. Spoden, AICP as the Director of Community Development. We are responsible for the long range planning, zoning, planned land use development, economic development, and meeting the Village established guidelines for the appearance of commercial and industrial properties including facades, landscaping and signs.
Our residents regularly work with the Planning Division to check lot coverage as well as heights and size of new structures at their home. Lot coverage needs to be checked for all driveways, patios, private sidewalks, swimming pools, firepits and some retaining walls. You will need to provide a copy of your plat of survey for accurate calculations. You can contact us on-line or by phone at (847) 918-2028.
The Planning Division provides Staff support to the Plan Commission/Zoning Board of Appeals and Appearance Review Commission.
Photo: Comprehensive Plan community engagement workshop.
7.27.20 - Plan Commission/Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting
The Village will be hosting this as a virtual meeting on Monday, July 27th at 7:00 PM. If you have any comments or questions about the proposed items, please email David Smith.
How to Participate in the Meeting: Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone via GoToMeeting at https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/596954109. You can also dial in using your phone by calling (224) 501-3412 and entering Access Code: 596-954-109.
Agenda Items (click on case number to review project materials):
ZBA 20-18 - Evan & Jennifer Giacchino, applicant - 512 Ames St
Variation for lot coverage
ZBA 20-19 - Matthew Moodhe & Mary Gibbs-Moodhe, applicants - 752 Thomas Ct
Variations for front and corner side yard setback
The following resources are available to assist your land planning efforts.
View the Zoning Map or purchase a copy of the Zoning Map from the Planning Division for $10.00.
Download the Zoning Code from this site or purchase the Zoning Code in paper copy from the Planning Division for $30.00.
Download the Comprehensive Plan or purchase a paper copy of the Comprehensive Plan from the Planning Division for $50.00.