Open Space

Goal
Protection and enhancement of the extensive open space areas that are essential to the overall image and character of Homer Glen.

Of the workshop attendees on April 26, 2003, 91.9% agreed or strongly agreed with this goal statement.

Objectives
All of these objectives were identified as needed immediately.

Develop Ordinances For
  • Wetland Protection
  • Stream Protection
  • Stormwater Management
  • Preserving agricultural lands
  • Develop an interconnected greenway system - an Emerald Necklace.
  • Require land set-asides for open space as part of development process.
  • The village should only hire environmentally sensitive firms (engineering, etc) to review development proposals.