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File #: 21-0091L    Version: 1
Type: Public Hearing Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/8/2021 In control: Planning and Zoning Commission
On agenda: 8/4/2021 Final action: 8/4/2021
Title: Reconvene the public hearing for the Islamic Center of Naperville located at 3540 248th Avenue and continue it to August 18th at the conclusion of public testimony (ICN) - PZC 20-1-052
Attachments: 1. Project Updates - Letter from Petitioner, 2. Email to PZC from Len Monson 7-9-21 with attachment, 3. Continuation Request 7/26, 4. Site Plan Phase 1, 5. Site Plan Overall, 6. Prelim Engineering Phase 1, 7. Prelim Engineering Overall, 8. Prelim Landscaping, 9. Phasing Plan, 10. Building Elevations, 11. Parking Study, 12. Traffic Study, 13. School Drop Off Plan, 14. School Drop Off Summary, 15. Development Petition, 16. Response to Standards, 17. Legal Description, 18. Disclosure of Beneficiaries
Related files: 21-0091C, 21-0091B, 21-0091, 21-0091E, 21-0091G, 21-0091K, 21-0091D, 21-0091F, 21-0091H, 21-0091I, 21-0091J, 21-0091N, 21-0091O
PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION AGENDA ITEM

ACTION REQUESTED:
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Reconvene the public hearing for the Islamic Center of Naperville located at 3540 248th Avenue and continue it to August 18th at the conclusion of public testimony (ICN) - PZC 20-1-052
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DEPARTMENT: Transportation, Engineering and Development

SUBMITTED BY: Sara Kopinski, AICP

ENTITLEMENTS REQUESTED:
1. A conditional use to develop a religious facility including a mosque, school, multi-purpose hall, and gymnasium uses to be built in 5 phases over the next 40 years; and,
2. A variance to Section 5-10-3:5.2.4.1 to eliminate the fencing requirements on the north property line.

*Note: these entitlements have been revised based upon revised plans submitted by the Petitioner. The revised plans result in the elimination of a front-yard setback variance request. Additional revisions are described below.

BOARD/COMMISSION REVIEW:
The Planning and Zoning Commission reconvened the public hearing for PZC 20-1-052 on July 7, 2021, and continued it to August 4, 2021.

BACKGROUND:
The subject property consists of 13.36 acres on the east side of 248th Avenue, at the intersection with Honey Locust Drive. The property is zoned R1 (Low Density Single-Family Residence District) and is owned by the Islamic Center of Naperville (ICN). ICN proposes developing the property with a mosque, school, multi-purpose hall, and gymnasium in 5 phases over the next 40 years. To do so, the petitioner has requested approval of a conditional use for a religious institution in the R1 zoning district and a variance to eliminate the fencing requirement along the north property line.

DISCUSSION:
Plan Modifications
After working with Daniel Shapiro, an attorney representing the Tall Grass HOA, the Penncross Knolls HOA, and the Naperville Residents for Sustainable Development, for several weeks (see attached summary from Len Monson, attorney for the petitioner), the petitioner has proposed multiple modifications to the ICN sit...

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