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The Planning and Zoning Commission

The City of Bunker Hill Village has established Zoning in the City as provided for in Appendix A, Zoning of the Code of Ordinances. Accordingly, a Planning and Zoning Commission is hereby established and shall have those powers and duties prescribed by State Law and by City Code. The planning and zoning commission shall be composed of seven (7) members. The members shall be resident citizens and qualified voters of the city, all of whom shall be appointed by the council, to serve for terms of two (2) years commencing on July first of each odd-numbered year. All vacancies shall be filled for the unexpired term in the same manner as provided for the original appointments. All expired terms shall be filled for terms as provided for the original appointments and in the same manner. Members of the commission may be removed by the city council. The members of the commission shall serve without compensation. The planning and zoning commission shall elect a chairman and vice-chairman from its membership.

The Commission shall have the power to make and recommend for adoption a master plan, as a whole or in parts, for the future development and redevelopment of the city and its environs and shall have power to prepare a comprehensive plan and ordinance for zoning the city.

More information is contained within the City's Code of Ordinances.

Current Members - Term of Appointment ends June 2015

Chairman:

William R. Purifoy

Vice Chairman:

Catherine Wile

Other Members:

Jean Krivan

 

Robert Lord

 

Bill Going

 

Andrew Newton

 

Monica Muschalik

 

City Council Liaison:

John Glover

 

The Board of Adjustment

Bunker Hill has established Zoning in the City as provided for in Appendix A, Zoning of the Code of Ordinances. Accordingly, a Board of Adjustment is hereby established and shall have those powers and duties prescribed by State Law and by City Code. The Board of Adjustment shall be composed of five (5) members, each of whom shall be appointed by the City Council for a term of two (2) years. In addition to the five (5) regular members, the City Council shall appoint four (4) alternate members to the Board of Adjustment. An alternate member shall serve in the absence of a regular member when requested to do so by the Mayor. Alternate members shall be appointed for the same term as regular members; and vacancies among them shall be filled and they shall be subject to removal in the same manner as regular members. All appointees are residents of the City of Bunker Hill Village.

The Board of Adjustment shall have the following powers and responsibilities:

  1. Administrative review. To hear and decide appeals where it is alleged that there is error in any order, requirement, decision, or determination made by an administrative official of the city in the interpretation or enforcement of this ordinance.
  2. Variances. To authorize in special cases such variance from the terms of the Zoning Ordinance as will not be contrary to public interest where, because of special conditions, a literal enforcement of the provisions of this ordinance would result in unnecessary hardship, and so that the spirit of this ordinance shall be observed and substantial justice done. In granting any such variance, the board may prescribe appropriate conditions and safeguards in conformity with this ordinance. Under no circumstance shall the board grant a variance to allow a use not permissible in the district involved, or a use expressly or impliedly prohibited by the provisions of this ordinance.
  3. Special exceptions. To hear and to decide, in appropriate cases and subject to appropriate conditions and safeguards, special exceptions to the terms of this ordinance upon which such board is required or authorized to pass by the provisions of this ordinance.
  4. Decisions of the board. In exercising the powers set forth in this section, the board may, in conformity with the provisions of this ordinance, reverse or affirm, in whole or in part, or modify the order, requirement, decision, or determination appealed from and make such other requirement, decision, or determination as in its judgment should have been made and, to that end, the board shall have all the powers of the administrative official from whom the appeal is taken.

More information is contained within the Code of Ordinances, Appendix A.

Current Members - Term of Appointment ends June 2015

Chairman:

Jennifer Rigamonti

Vice Chairman:

Michelle Belco

Other Members:

Mark Allen

 

David W. Light III

 

Mark Worthen

Alternates:

J. Carter Breed

 

3 Vacancies