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Michelle Friedrich Planning Technician P:847.810.3511

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Zoning Board of Appeals

The Zoning Board of Appeals major responsibility is to review questions and appeals which arise under the provisions of the City's Zoning Code, as interpreted and administered by the Community Development Director.  The Board also hears all requests for variations in zoning and requested updates to existing Special Use Permits.  The Board's recommendations go to the City Council for appropriate action.

If you have questions about the required zoning setbacks or about the variance application process, please contact Michelle Friedrich, Planning Technician, at 847.810.3511.  To submit an application for a VARIANCE from required zoning setbacks, click here.  You will be taken the online submittal portal.  Select "Apply for a Planning, Zoning and Engineering Process" from the left column and upload your Zoning Board of Appeals Variance Application and required submittal documents.

The Board meets fourth Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, 220 E. Deerpath.  The * indicated below in the approved meeting schedule is a change in the normally scheduled meeting.  Meetings dates are subject to change from the approved schedule. 

2022 Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting Dates
Meeting Date Submittal Deadline
January 24 December 17
February 28 January 21
March 28 February 18
April 25 March 18
May 23 April 15
June 27 May 20
July 25 June 17
August 22 July 15
Thursday, September 29* August 19
October 24 September 23
November 28 October 21
December - No Meeting  



Zoning Board of Appeals Members
Name Address Phone
Ari Bass 301 Cherokee Road 773.220.7202
Peter Clemens 1510 Willow Street 201.819.2519
Henry Kleeman 899 Rosemary Road  
Arthur Miller 1100 Pembridge #343  
James Moorhead 489 E. Illinois Road 773.750.2179
Lisa Nehring, Chairman 99 W. Alden Lane 847.774.5509
Laurie Rose 821 Country Place 312.608.7100
Staff:  Michelle Friedrich,
Planning Technician
800 Field Drive 847.810.3511
Staff: Catherine Czerniak,
Director of Community Development
800 Field Drive 847.810.3504


For access to historical agendas, minutes or packets, please visit the City's Online Records Portal available through the City's Content Management System, Laserfiche.
2022

11/28/22 Regular Meeting Agenda       Packet      
10/24/22 Regular Meeting - Cancelled Agenda      
09/29/22 Regular Meeting - Rescheduled Agenda      
09/19/22 Regular Meeting - Date Change Agenda       Packet      
08/22/22 Regular Meeting - Cancelled
07/25/22 Regular Meeting Agenda       Packet       Minutes      
06/27/22 Regular Meeting Agenda       Packet       Minutes      
05/23/22 Regular Meeting Agenda       Packet       Minutes      
05/09/22 Special Meeting Agenda       Packet       Minutes       Video      
04/25/22 Regular Meeting Agenda       Packet       Minutes       Video      
03/28/22 Regular Meeting Agenda       Packet       Minutes       Video      
02/28/22 Regular Meeting Agenda       Packet       Minutes       Video      
01/24/22 Regular Meeting - Cancelled Agenda      
2021

11/22/21 Regular Meeting Agenda       Packet       Minutes       Video      
10/25/21 Regular Meeting Agenda       Packet       Minutes       Video      
09/27/21 Regular Meeting Agenda       Packet       Minutes       Video      
08/23/21 Regular Meeting Agenda       Packet       Minutes      
07/26/21 Regular Meeting - Cancelled
06/28/21 Regular Meeting Agenda       Packet       Minutes      
05/24/21 Regular Meeting Agenda       Packet       Minutes       Video      
04/26/21 Regular Meeting Agenda       Packet       Minutes       Video      
03/29/21 Regular Meeting Agenda       Packet       Minutes       Video      
02/22/21 Regular Meeting Agenda       Packet       Minutes       Video      
01/25/21 Regular Meeting Agenda       Packet       Minutes       Video      
2020

12/23/20 Special Meeting Agenda       Packet       Minutes       Video      
11/23/20 Regular Meeting Agenda       Packet       Minutes       Video      
10/26/20 Regular Meeting Agenda       Packet       Minutes       Video      
09/28/20 Regular Meeting Agenda       Packet       Minutes       Video      
01/27/20 Regular Meeting Agenda       Minutes      
2019

12/03/19 Regular Meeting Agenda       Minutes      
09/23/19 Regular Meeting Agenda       Minutes      
07/22/19 Regular Meeting Agenda       Minutes      
06/24/19 Regular Meeting Agenda       Minutes      
05/29/19 Regular Meeting Agenda       Minutes      
04/02/19 Regular Meeting Agenda       Minutes      
02/25/19 Regular Meeting Agenda       Minutes      
01/28/19 Regular Meeting Agenda       Minutes      
2018

11/26/18 Regular Meeting Agenda       Minutes      
10/23/18 Regular Meeting Agenda       Minutes      
09/24/18 Regular Meeting Agenda       Minutes      
08/27/18 Regular Meeting Agenda       Minutes      
07/23/18 Regular Meeting Agenda       Minutes      
05/29/18 Regular Meeting Agenda       Minutes      
05/17/18 Regular Meeting Agenda       Minutes      
04/30/18 Regular Meeting Agenda       Minutes      
04/03/18 Regular Meeting Agenda       Minutes      
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