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 7:30 p.m. in the Village Hall Board Room.


 
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.

   
Key Dates:  The ZBA recommended approval on December 14, 2016.  The Village Board will hear the petition on 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 will hear 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 will hear 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 will hear 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.


 
RECENTLY APPROVED OR DENIED BY THE VILLAGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES


Projects approved or denied within approximately the last 90 days. 


  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.



  PC 16-19 
Key Dates:  The Plan Commission recommended approval on September 19, 2016.  The Village Board approved the petition on October 20.
Location: B5 zoning district
Project Description: The petitioners would like to amend the zoning ordinance to allow for animal day care in the B5 zoning district. 
Approvals Required:

The petitioner, 4Paws K9 Training LLC., is requesting a text amendment to Section 155.418  of the Lombard Zoning Ordinance (and any other relevant sections for clarity) allowing “Animal Day Care Facility” to be listed as a conditional use within the B5 Zoning District.


  PC 16-20 
Key Dates:  The Plan Commission recommended approval on September 19, 2016.  The Village Board approved the petition on October 20.
Location: 104 E. St. Charles Road
Project Description: The petitioners would like to open a dog day care business.
Approvals Required: 

The petitioner, 4Paws K9 Training LLC., requests that the Village grant a conditional use, pursuant to Section 155.418(C) of the Zoning Ordinance, to allow for an Animal Day Care Facility in the B5 Zoning District.

  
  PC 16-17 and  PC 16-18 
Key Dates:  The Plan Commission recommended approval on August 29, 2016.  The Village Board approved the petition on October 6.
Location:

The subject properties are located within the Yorktown Commons Planned Development, being located at the intersection of Yorktown Mall Drive (ring road) and Grace Street, Lombard, Illinois.

Project Description:

The petitioner, GrayStar PG II, LLC, proposes to construct the first two developments in the Yorktown Commons Planned Development. On Parcel 1, which is located on the northeast corner of the intersection of Grace Street and the Yorktown ring road, the petitioner proposes a five-story, 375-unit multiple-family residential development. On Parcel 2, which is located on the southeast corner of the intersection of Grace Street and the Yorktown ring road, the petitioner proposes a seven-story, 175-unit multiple-family residential development.  The actions described above are sought in order to approve the development plans as designed by the petitioner.

Approvals Required:

The petitioner requests that the Village take the following actions on the subject properties located within the B3PD Community Shopping District Planned Development (Yorktown Commons Planned Development):

PC 16-17:  Parcel 1 of Yorktown Commons Planned Development (northeast corner of Grace Street and Yorktown Ring Road)

Pursuant to Section 155.504 (A) (major changes in a planned development) of the Lombard Zoning Ordinance, amend the Yorktown Commons Planned Development Form Based Code, as stated in Section IV(E)(3) and established by Ordinance No. 7177, as follows: 
Amend the build-to lines for the proposed multiple-family residential development in the following respects:
Provide for a major change adjustment to the eastern build-to line to allow for the exterior building elevation to range between 15 feet and 23 feet, where a 13 foot build-to line was established
Provide for an minor change adjustment to the southern build-to line to allow for the building elevation to range between 26 feet and 37 feet, where a 30 foot build-to line was established; and
Approve a multiple-family residential development based upon the submitted plans, pursuant to Ordinance 7177 and through Section 155.511 of the Lombard Zoning Ordinance (Site Plan Approvals) and as deemed appropriate.

PC 16-18:  Parcel 2 of Yorktown Commons Planned Development (50 Yorktown Center)

Pursuant to Section 155.504 (A) (major changes in a planned development) of the Lombard Zoning Ordinance, amend the Yorktown Commons Planned Development Form Based Code, as required by Section IV(E)(3) and established by Ordinance No. 7177, as follows:
Provide for a major change to the height standard to allow a seven-story building with a height of 77 feet, where a maximum building height of six stories not exceeding 100 feet was established;
Amend the parking ratio for the proposed development to 1.38 spaces per unit, where a parking ratio of 1.5 spaces per unit was established and is required by Section 155.602(C), Table 6-3 of the Zoning Ordinance;
Reduce the parking stall width to a minimum of eight feet, three inches (8’3”), where a minimum parking stall width of nine feet (9’) was established and is set forth within  Section 155.602(C), Table 6-2 of the Zoning Ordinance;
Amend the build-to lines for the proposed multiple-family residential development in the following respects
Provide for a major change adjustment to the western build-to line to allow for the exterior building elevation to range between 21 and 26 feet, where a 21 foot build-to line was established, an
Provide for a major change adjustment to the northern build-to line to allow for the building elevation to range between 21 feet and 68 feet, where a 20 foot build-to line was established
Approve use of Front Yard Type II landscaping treatments along at the perimeter of the development, where the Form-Based Code recommends Front Yard Type I landscaping, and
Approve the proposed multiple-family residential development based upon the submitted plans, pursuant to Ordinance 7177 and through Section 155.511 of the Lombard Zoning Ordinance (Site Plan Approvals) and as appropriate.




 

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.