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File #: 19-851B    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/5/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/17/2019 Final action: 9/17/2019
Title: Pass the ordinance approving variances from section 16-6 of the Naperville Municipal Code to allow for the installation of 13 ground signs on the Edward Elmhurst Hospital Campus, PZC 19-1-081
Attachments: 1. Hospital Sign Variances Ordinance, 2. Exhibit A. Legal Description, 3. Exhibit B. Subject Property, 4. Exhibit C. Findings of Fact, 5. Exhibit D. Plat of Survey with Ground Sign Locations, 6. Exhibit E. Variance Summary Table, 7. Aerials and Sign Plans, 8. Setback Summary, 9. Sign Distance Separation Summary, 10. Our Saviour's Letter of Approval for Replacement, 11. Application, 12. 9.4.19 PZC Minutes DRAFT
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM

ACTION REQUESTED:
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Pass the ordinance approving variances from section 16-6 of the Naperville Municipal Code to allow for the installation of 13 ground signs on the Edward Elmhurst Hospital Campus, PZC 19-1-081

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DEPARTMENT: Transportation, Engineering and Development

SUBMITTED BY: Scott Williams, AICP

BOARD/COMMISSION REVIEW:
The Planning and Zoning Commission considered this matter on September 4, 2019 and voted to recommend approval of the request (approved 8,0).

BACKGROUND:
The petitioner, South Water Signs, on behalf of Edward Elmhurst Hospital seeks to replace multiple monument signs at the subject property which requires variances from the Municipal Code for location, alignment, number of, and setback regulations. This entitlement is part of a broader systematic effort to replace all existing signage with updated rebranding and LED lighting.

In most cases, the petitioner will be reconstructing the signs in the same location on the subject properties and even reusing existing support structures. Sign #2A is the only new sign being constructed in a different location. Sign #1 ("Martin Avenue") is replacing the existing Martin Avenue Right-of-Way sign and was approved by ZBA Case #608 and subject to an associated Right-of-Way Encroachment Agreement. Signs #3 and 4 located on the subject property were also approved under the same ZBA case. Sign #10 ("Church Sign") is replacing the existing monument sign located on the abutting Our Saviour's Lutheran Church property near the intersection of Washington Street and Osler Drive. This sign was approved by ZBA Case #1074, and the Church provided a letter of support and authorization back when it was first constructed in 2006 and for the current proposal.

The subject property is zoned HS (Health Services District) and is approximately 40 acres in size. The main subject property is comprised of four lots. They are currently improved with the Edward Hospital Campus consi...

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