A. Setbacks are defined as the minimum horizontal distance between a lot line and the nearest side of a building or other structure, located on a particular zoning lot, to such lot line. To find a property's setbacks, please use the Property Information Search or contact Planning & Zoning staff at 847.599.7550 to determine the zoning district of the property. Once the zoning of the property has been obtained, the Site and Structure Provisions in each zoning district list the required setbacks. Please note, if the property is part of a Planned Unit Development (PUD) Agreement, Annexation Agreement, or Special Use Permit, these documents are not available online. Please contact Planning & Zoning staff for the specific details.
A. On March 15, 2010, the Gurnee Village Board approved an amendment to the Zoning Ordinance relating to parking and storage of recreational vehicles and haul-trailers outside on residentially zoned and used properties. Please visit the Village's RV & Haul-Trailer Requirements page for full details.
A. Terraces (Open) and Porches (Nonenclosed), not to exceed four (4) feet into any required front or side yard and not to exceed ten (10) feet into any required rear yard. (*Amended April 16, 1990, Ord. No. 90-43)
A. On November 22, 1926, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the zoning ordinance adopted by Euclid, Ohio, was constitutional. This Supreme Court decision in the Village of Euclid vs. Ambler Realty Co. legitimized zoning as a way of controlling land uses in the United States. The purpose of zoning is to promote and protect the health, safety, and welfare of the community. The zoning ordinance divides the municipality into zones, which regulates the location, construction, intensity, and bulk of residential, commercial, and industrial uses.
To find the zoning of your property, please use the Property Information Search. Or contact the Planning & Zoning Division staff at (847) 599-7550 and provide staff with either an address or a property identification number (PIN). Additionally, the Zoning Map is available online or for purchase through the Community Development Department.