Planning and Zoning

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 Planning Division Staff:

 Development Review Planner: Jason C. Shallcross
 Community Planner: Malika Hainer
 Marketing & Business Development: Jenna Moder


The Planning Division is responsible for:

  • Zoning Review - Reviews building permits to assure compliance with Zoning Code regulations.
  • Planning and Zoning Commission - Applications for Variations or Special Uses are reviewed by staff and presented to the board.
  • Planning Studies - Staff works to draft long range planning documents such as the Comprehensive Plan and the Downtown Plan.
  • Housing Initiatives - Administers the Community Development Block Grant and other housing related programs.

Zoning Review

The Village's Zoning regulations are found in Chapter 14 of the Village Code. For a link to the zoning map district classifications, and other quick reference guides, visit the Zoning Lookup page.

Planning and Zoning Commission

The Planning & Zoning Commission reviews requests for variations, special uses, subdivisions, and other zoning relief requests. 

Click here for upcoming Planning & Zoning Agendas.

Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting 2017 Calendar - lists meeting dates and deadlines for submission. 

Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting 2018 Calendar - lists meeting dates and deadlines for submission. 

Planning and Zoning Commission Process Information Sheet - details on what to expect when submitting for zoning relief.

Zoning Request Application - For Conditional Uses, Variations, Rezonings, and Text Amendments.

Sign Request Application - For Variations or Special Uses related to Signs.

Plat/Subdivision Request Application - For Subdivisions/Resubdivisions, Consolidations, Easements, Vacations, Annexations and other Plat-related requests.

Planning Studies

The Planning Division of the Community Development Department is tasked with coordinating the Village's long range planning efforts. These responsibilities include the generation and administration of the Village's Comprehensive Plan and other related planning documents. For housing-specific studies, refer to the Housing Programs page.

 Village-wide Plans

 Area-specific Studies

Comprehensive Plan
Adopted November 2017

Downtown Implementation Plan Volume 1 & Volume 2
Accepted November 2013

Bicycle Plan
Approved February 2012

Northwest Highway Corridor Plan
Adopted June 2011

Public Transportation System Plan
Adopted October 2009

South Mount Prospect Sub-Area Plan
Adopted November 2009

Corridor Design Guidelines
Approved May 2000

Rand Road Corridor Study
Accepted February 2017



Central Road Corridor Plan
Adopted March 1996



Downtown TIF District Strategic Plan
Updated December 1997


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