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Planning & Zoning Commission

Meetings


Overview
The Planning and Zoning Commission consists of seven members appointed by the City Council for three year terms. The City Council appoints one member to serve as chairman.

For information about being considered for a position on this commission please email the city clerk's office or call the city clerk's office at 847-931-5660.

Powers & Duties
The Planning and Zoning Commission shall have the following powers and duties:
  • Advise the city council, other boards and commissions, neighborhood organizations, developers, and the general public regarding policies, standards, and ordinances associated with planning and development matters.
  • Advise the city council, other boards and commissions, neighborhood organizations, developers, and the general public regarding policies, standards, and ordinances associated with zoning and subdivision matters.
  • Hold public hearings meetings, as appropriate, and make decisions concerning zoning and subdivision variations, but not including decisions on authorized land use variations, and appeals from the Development Administrator.
  • Hold public hearings and meetings, as appropriate, and make findings and recommendations to the city council concerning annexations; text and map amendments to the Zoning Ordinance; planned developments; conditional uses; subdivisions; and authorized land use variations.
  • Review, comment, and recommend a comprehensive plan for the City including elements for municipal services and facilities, economic development, housing, parks and open space, transportation, urban design, and land use.

Members
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Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting Agendas