Community Development

News about the Community Development Department

Meeting Minutes

Meeting minutes will be posted to this page as they are approved.

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Meeting Schedule

Information will be posted to this page soon, check back often!

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What Is a Zoning Ordinance?

A Zoning Ordinance contains regulations and laws that define how a property in specific zones can be used.  Zoning ordinances specify whether zones can be used for residential or commercial purposes, and also regulate lot size, principal and accessory structure placement, bulk (or density), and the height of structures.

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Zoning Ordinance Update: Contact Us

If you would like more information about the Zoning Ordinance Update, please contact the Planning & Zoning Department at (847) 599-7550 or email us at


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Where Can I Find Current Drafts of the Proposed Regulations and Reports?

To find the current drafts of the proposed regulations and reports, please visit our Document Center and look under Draft Regulations or Draft Reports.

Hard copies of the draft documents will also available for viewing at the Village Hall between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For viewing of hard copies outside of Village Hall hours, copies will be placed at the Warren Township Public Library, located at 224 N. O’Plaine Road.

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Where Can I Find the Existing Zoning Ordinance?

The current version of the Zoning Ordinance is available online at the This document is effective until May 31, 2015. 

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