Current and Proposed Projects

Please note these plans are preliminary and subject to review and modifications.

PLAN COMMISSION


The Plan Commission meets on the third Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Village Hall Board Room.

  PC 17-03 
Key Dates: The Plan Commission meeting is February 6, 2017.
Location: 543 E. Taylor Road (former Fairwood School)
Project Description:

The petitioner is the Lombard Park District. The petitioner proposes to develop the subject property, formerly the site of Fairwood School, with a recreation center.

 Approvals Required: The petitioner, Lombard Park District, requests that the Village take the following actions on the subject property located within the CR Conservation Recreation District:

  1. Approve a conditional use pursuant to Section 155.404(C)(7) of the Lombard Zoning Ordinance for a public recreational facility;
  2. Approve a variation from Section 155.404(G) to allow a building height of thirty-six feet (36’) where a maximum of thirty feet (30’) is permitted; and
  3. Approve a variation from Section 155.404(H) of the Lombard Zoning Ordinance to allow a development with less than 75% open space.



  PC 17-05 
Key Dates:  The Plan Commission will hear the petition on February 20, 2017. 
Location: Southeast corner of Main Street & Wilson Avenue 
Project Description: The Village seeks approvals for a public information freestanding automatic changeable copy sign.
Approvals Required:

The petitioner, the Village of Lombard, requests the following variances for a proposed public information freestanding automatic changeable copy (ACC) sign at the southeast corner of Main Street and Wilson Avenue:

  1. A variance from 153.210(E) to allow for an automatic changeable reader board of twenty-four (24) square feet, where sixteen (16) square feet is allowed by code;
  2. A variance from 153.219(A) to allow for an institutional sign of forty (40) square feet, where thirty-two (32) square feet is allowed by code; and
  3. A variance from 153.219(B) to allow for an institutional sign of ten feet (10’) in height, where six feet (6’) in height is allowed by code.


  PC 17-06 
Key Dates:  The Plan Commission will hear the petition on February 20, 2017. 
Location: Village wide 
Project Description:  The Village seeks changes regarding Development Signs.
Approvals Required:

The petitioner, the Village of Lombard, is requesting a text amendment to Section 153.215 and Section 153.602 of the Lombard Zoning Ordinance (and any other relevant sections for clarity) to amend the time period and applicability of development sign regulations.



  PC 17-07 
Key Dates:  The Plan Commission will hear the petition on February 20, 2017.
Location: Village wide 
Project Description: The Village seeks to reduce the rear yard setback in the R2 district. 
Approvals Required: The petitioner, the Village of Lombard, is requesting a text amendment to Section 155.407(F)(4), R2 Single-Family Residence District requirements of the Lombard Zoning Ordinance (and any other relevant sections for clarity) to amend the minimum rear yard setback requirement from thirty-five feet (35’) to twenty-five feet (25’).


  SPA 17-01 
Key Dates:  The Plan Commission will hear the petition on February 20, 2017. 
Location: 2301 Fountain Square Drive
Project Description: The petitioner requests that the Village grant site plan approval for a proposed 9,881 square foot restaurant. The site is currently the closed Champps restaurant.  The petitioner plans to demolish the existing restaurant and build a slightly smaller restaurant.   
Approvals Required: Site Plan Approval 

  


ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS

The Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m in the Village Hall Board Room.  When the November and/or December meetings conflict with the holidays, they are rescheduled.



BOARD OF TRUSTEES

The Village Board of Trustees meet the first and third Thursdays of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the Village Hall Board Room.


RECENTLY APPROVED OR DENIED BY THE VILLAGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES


Projects approved or denied within approximately the last 90 days. 


  PC 17-04 
Key Dates:  The Plan Commission recommended approval on January 23, 2017.  The Village Board approved the petition on February 2, 2017.
Location:  211 Eisenhower Lane South
Project Description: The petitioner requests to open an indoor athletic training facility. 
Approvals Required: 

The petitioner requests that the Village grant a conditional use, pursuant to Section 155.420 (C) (18) of the Zoning Ordinance, to allow for a Learning Center (indoor athletic training facility) within the I Limited Industrial District.



   ZBA 16-05 
Key Dates:  The ZBA recommended approval on December 14, 2016.  The Village Board approved the petition January 5, 2017.
Location: 172 S. Stewart Avenue
Project Description: The petitioner requests approval of a new front porch.
Approval Required:  The petitioner requests that the Village approve the following for a property located in the R2 Single-Residence District:

  1. A variation from Section 155.212 of the Lombard Zoning Ordinance to allow an unenclosed roofed-over porch to be set back twenty-one feet (21’) from the front property line where twenty-five feet (25’) is required for the front yard;
  2. A variation from Section 155.212 of the Lombard Zoning Ordinance to allow an unenclosed roofed-over porch that encroaches into the front yard to project eight feet (8’) from the front wall of the principal structure, where a projection of not more than seven feet (7’) is permitted; and
  3. A variation from Section 155.212 of the Lombard Zoning Ordinance to allow steps projecting into the front yard to be five feet three inches (5’3”) above grade, where a maximum of four feet (4’) above grade is permitted.


  PC 16-24 
Key Dates:  The Plan Commission recommended approval on December 19, 2016.  The Village Board approved the petition on January 5, 2017.
Location: 454 E. North Avenue
Project Description: The petitioner requests approval to repair vehicles. 
Approvals Required: The petitioner requests that the Village grant a conditional use pursuant to Section 155.416(C)(16)(17) to allow for motor vehicle repair and motor vehicle service in the B4 Corridor Commercial District, as a companion to a motor vehicle sales use that is already permitted, on the subject property.


  PC 16-27 
Key Dates: The Plan Commission recommended approval on December 19, 2016.  The Village Board approved the petition on January 5, 2017.
Location: Village Wide
Project Description: The Village requests a text amendment to the Sign Code.
Approvals Required:

The Village of Lombard proposes the following text amendments to the Sign Ordinance (Section 153 of the Code of Ordinances):

1)      An amendment to Section 153.242(F), Wall signs, to amend the prohibition against mixed signage as it relates to window signs; and

2)      An amendment to Section 153.505(B)(6), B3, B4, and B4A Community Shopping District, to amend the permitted area and height of freestanding signs on state right-of-ways.


  PC 16-28 
Key Dates:  The Plan Commission recommended approval on December 19, 2016.  The Village Board approved the petition on January 5, 2017.
Location:  Village Wide
Project Description: The Village requests a text amendment regarding ADA parking.
Approvals Required:

The petitioner, the Village of Lombard, is requesting a text amendment to Section 155.602(B)(2) and Section 155.602 Table 6.1 of the Lombard Zoning Ordinance (and any other relevant sections for clarity) to amend the accessible parking requirements.


 
  PC 16-25
Key Dates:  The Plan Commission recommended approval on November 21, 2016.  The Village Board approved the petition on December 1, 2016.
Location: Village wide
Project Description:
The Village requests a change to the Sign Code. 
Approvals Required:  The Village of Lombard proposes the following text amendment to the Sign Ordinance (Section 153 of the Code of Ordinances):

 

1)      An amendment to Section 153.235(F), Shopping center identification sign, to change the setback of a shopping center identification sign from seventy-five (75) feet from the centerline of the adjacent road to five (5) feet from the property line.


  PC 16-26 
Key Dates:  The Plan Commission recommended approval on November 21, 2016.  The Village approved the petition on December 1, 2016.
Location: Property is located immediately behind 336 W. Maple Avenue, Lombard 
Project Description:

The petitioner is a parishioner of Sacred Heart Church, located at 114 S. Elizabeth Street. The petitioner proposes to develop the site with a playground to serve the school currently operated by Sacred Heart Church. 

Approvals Required: 

The petitioner requests that the Village take the following actions on the subject property located within the R2PD Planned Development (Sacred Heart Planned Development):

1. Pursuant to Section 155.504 (A) (major changes in a planned development) of the Lombard Zoning Ordinance, amend the Sacred Heart Planned Development, as established by Ordinance No. 4936, as follows:
a. Amend the boundaries of the Planned Development to include the property identified as PIN 06-07-211-014, located behind the property at 336 W. Maple Avenue, for use as a playground associated with an existing school; and
b. Amend the approval of a conditional use for a religious institution to include the property identified as PIN 06-07-211-014, located behind the property at 336 W. Maple Avenue, in order that it may be used as a playground associated with an existing school;
2. Pursuant to Section 155.511 (site plan approval) of the Lombard Zoning Ordinance, approve a playground consisting of a playground structure associated with the existing school, based upon the submitted plans.





PC 16-21 
Key Dates:  The Plan Commission recommended approval on October 17, 2016. The Village Board approved the petition on November 3, 2016.  
Location:  330 S. Westmore Meyers Road 
Project Description: The petitioner is the owner of the property at 330 S. Westmore-Meyers Road. The property is a legal nonconforming two-family dwelling that was lawfully established prior to January 1, 1960 and is located in the R2 Single Family Residence District. They are seeking a conditional use to continue the use “as is” and have the ability to re-establish the legal conforming status of the property if it is ever damaged or destroyed. No changes or improvements are proposed. 

Approvals Required:

The petitioner requests that the Village grant a conditional use, pursuant to Section 155.305 allowing for a legal nonconforming two-family dwelling that was lawfully established prior to January 1, 1960 and is located in the R2 Single Family Residence District to continue or be re‑established as a permitted legal nonconforming use prior to being subject to elimination under the terms of this ordinance.



  PC 16-23
Key Dates:  The Plan Commission recommended approval on October 17, 2016.  The Village Board approved the petition on November 3, 2016.  
Location: Village Wide 
Project Description: The Village requests amendments to the Parking Chapter of the Zoning Ordinance.  
Approvals Required:

The petitioner, the Village of Lombard, is requesting a text amendment to Section 155.602 Table 6.3 “Schedule of Off-Street Parking Requirements” of the Lombard Zoning Ordinance (and any other relevant sections for clarity) to amend the parking requirements for Attached Single-Family Dwelling to two (2) spaces per dwelling unit and strike the provision on the number of bedrooms or dens.



  ZBA 16-04 
Key Dates: The ZBA meeting recommended approval on September 28, 20216.  The Village Board approved the petition on November 3, 2016. 
Location: 211 W. Grove Street 
Project Description: The petitioner request approval for a home addition that would reduce the rear yard setback. 
Approvals Required:

The petitioner requests that the Village approve a variation from Section 155.407(F)(4) of the Lombard Zoning Ordinance to reduce the required rear yard setback from thirty five feet (35’) to twenty one feet (21’) for the subject property located within the R2 Single-Family Residence Zoning District.





 

Public Comment


For more information, please visit or call the: 
Department of Community Development
255 East Wilson Avenue
Lombard, Illinois 60148
630-620-5749 (TDD No. 630-873-4595)

All persons desiring to comment on the proposed requests will be given an opportunity to do so at the public hearing. Written statements are encouraged and will be distributed to the Plan Commission or Zoning Board of Appeals and the petitioner if received at the Village Hall, 255 E. Wilson Avenue, Lombard, IL, on or before ten days prior to the public hearing. Interested parties are also encouraged to attend the public hearing.




The Plan Commission meeting is scheduled for February 15, 2016.
The Plan Commission meeting is scheduled for February 15, 2016.