Planning and zoning Commission

Overview

The Planning & Zoning Commission was created to provide guidance, direction, and control of the village's growth and development or redevelopment and contiguous territory. The Planning and Zoning Commission has the following specific duties and responsibilities under the Unified Development Ordinance:

A. Make recommendations to the Village Board on annexation applications; refer to Section 3.02 (Annexation Application).

B. Make recommendations to the Village Board on applications for preliminary subdivision plats; refer to Section 3.03 (Subdivision Application).

C. Make recommendations to the Village Board on applications for special use permits; refer to Section 4.03 (Special Use Permit).

D. Make recommendations to the Village Board on applications for variations; refer to Section 4.04 (Variation).

E. Make recommendations to the Village Board on applications for text and zoning map amendments; refer to Section 4.06 (Text or Zoning Map Amendment).

F. Make final decisions on applications for appeals; refer to Section 4.07 (Appeals).

G. Make recommendations to the Village Board on applications for planned unit developments; refer to Section 5 (Planned Unit Developments).

H. Prepare and recommend a comprehensive plan to the Village Board and occasionally propose amendments to the plan. 

I. Other responsibilities as designated by this Ordinance or the Village Board.

Applications

If you want to submit an application for review before the Planning & Zoning Commission, email Community Development staff or call 331-212-9022.

Meetings

All meetings are open to the public. Meetings are generally held at 7P on the first Thursday of each month in the Board Room at the Village Hall. Meeting agendas and public notices of these and any additional Planning & Zoning Commission meetings will be posted at the Village Hall at least 48 hours before the meeting.

Members

Planning and Zoning Commission members are appointed by the Village President, subject to the approval of the Village Board. 

Chairperson | Mike Hammond (Term Expires January 31, 2024) 

Vice-Chairperson | Patrick Kelsey (Term Expires January 31, 2024) 

Marion Bond (Term Expires January 31, 2025)
Joe Yen (Term Expires January 31, 2028)
Ben Brzoska (Term Expires January 31, 2028)
Mildred McNeal-James (Term Expires January 31, 2026)
Tom Yakaitis (Term Expires January 31, 2027)