Plan Commission

Meetings

  • Time: 7:00 p.m. 
  • Location: Village Board Room, 14240 W 151st Street, Homer Glen
  • 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month

Note: Please check meeting calendars and agendas to confirm date, time and location of meetings. Meetings are open to the public. Some meetings may include time for public comment and will be noted as such on the agenda. Additional meetings may be scheduled as needed with the required notice given.

Agendas & Minutes

As required by the State of Illinois Open Meetings Act, agendas and notices are posted on this website and at Village Hall no later than 48 hours before a meeting. View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

 Members

Jurisdiction and Responsibilities

This Commission serves as the planning agency and zoning authority of the Village. The Plan Commission monitors developments and planning trends and makes recommendations to the Village Board. They prepare, maintain, review, and update the Village comprehensive plan and make recommendations on proposed developments to the Village Board. Additionally, the Plan Commission serves as the Zoning Board of Appeals.

The Village of Homer Glen Plan Commission consists of seven members, appointed by the Village President with the advice and consent of the Village Board, with one of the aforesaid seven members being annually designated by the Village President to serve as the Chairperson of the Plan Commission. All members of the Plan Commission are residents of the Village of Homer Glen.

The jurisdiction and responsibilities of the Plan Commission are:

  • To conduct hearings upon, review and make recommendations to the Village Board regarding amendments to the zoning ordinances of the Village.
  • To conduct hearings upon, review and make recommendations to the Village Board concerning a Comprehensive Plan for the present and future development or redevelopment of the Village and contiguous unincorporated territory not more than 1 1/2 miles beyond the corporate limits of the Village and not included in any other municipality.
  • To recommend to the Village Board, from time to time, such changes in the official Comprehensive Plan, or any part thereof, as may be deemed necessary.
  • To give aid to the officials of the Village of Homer Glen charged with the direction of projects for improvements embraced within the official Comprehensive Plan, or parts thereof, to further the making of such projects for improvements, and generally to promote the realization of the official Comprehensive Plan.
  • To arrange and conduct any form of publicity relative to its activities for the general purpose of public understanding.
  • To cooperate with municipal or regional planning commissions and other agencies or groups to further the local planning program and to assure harmonious and integrated planning for the area.
  • To conduct hearings upon, review and make recommendations to the Village Board concerning special uses, special use permits, variances, and planned unit developments.
  • To make recommendations to the Village Board designating land suitable for annexation to the Village and the appropriate zoning classification therefor upon such annexation.
  • To periodically review the ordinances of the Village pertaining to zoning, planning and subdivision and to make recommendations to the Village Board for the improvement thereof.
  • To review and make recommendations to the Village Board concerning such other matters as may come within its purview pursuant to law or the applicable ordinances of the Village.