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File #: 21-1606B    Version: 1
Type: Public Hearing Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 12/16/2021 In control: Planning and Zoning Commission
On agenda: 1/19/2022 Final action: 1/19/2022
Title: Resume the public hearing to consider the Land Use Master Plan - PZC 19-1-134
Attachments: 1. Naperville Land Use Master Plan (draft), 2. Summary of Changes, 3. Public Comment
Related files: 20-304, 21-1606, 22-1606D, 21-1606C

Resume the public hearing to consider the Land Use Master Plan - PZC 19-1-134

DEPARTMENT: Transportation, Engineering and Development

SUBMITTED BY: Amy Emery, AICP, Sara Kopinski, AICP

1. Update the official land use master plan of the City, as referenced in Title 1, Chapter 11 of the Naperville Municipal Code.

The Planning and Zoning Commission (PZC) conducted a public hearing regarding the proposed Land Use Master Plan update on March 4, 2020. Following public testimony, the PZC made a motion to approve the proposed Land Use Master Plan; this motion failed (vote 7-0). The PZC was concerned about the recommended single residential land use category on the Future Land Use Map. Several residents expressed shared their concern about the approach as well. Based on the concerns raised by the PZC and public, on January 5, 2021 City Council directed staff to make revisions to Land Use Master Plan to provide three categories of residential density, similar to prior plans. This action directly addresses the concerns expressed by the PZC and public in early 2020. Official notice for the public hearing for PZC 19-1-134 was published in the Daily Herald on November 29, 2021, December 1, 2021, and December 6, 2021. The PZC opened and continued PZC 19-1-134 on December 15, 2021.

The City's land use master plan serves as a guide for growth and development in the City, providing direction to those seeking to develop their land, as well as decision makers who approve requests. In 2018, the City Council directed staff to prepare an update to the City's comprehensive plan. This action was taken following the review of several development projects in which the proposed use was inconsistent with the adopted future land use for the property. The situ...

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