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The length of time involved in the process varies depending on what is to be done. Projects with complex issues of environmental concern or large differences from the Comprehensive Plan or Zoning Ordinance will take the longest. The Village department with which you file an application can give you the best estimate of how long the process will take.
1.The petitioner makes a presentation about their request.2. The Village staff outlines their findings as to the appropriateness of the request and any background or analysis they have conducted to facilitate an informed decision about the petition. 3. The Village Board or Planning Commission / Zoning Board of Appeals members have the opportunity to ask questions. 4. Members of the audience have the opportunity to ask questions 5. Petitioner may have the opportunity to respond to or clarify any questions or statements from the audience. 6.Open discussion about the petition then ends and the hearing is closed.
The Village Board or Planning Commission / Zoning Board of Appeals act on the matter if all questions have been clarified. Boards will vote on whether or not to accept, amend, or deny the proposal.