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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Planning & Zoning Commission Vacancies

Planning & Zoning Commission – Vacancies

The Village of Volo currently has (2) vacancies on the Planning & Zoning Commission.  Planning & Zoning Commissioners are recommended by the Mayor and approved by the Village Board for a (3) year term.  The commission meets at Village Hall on the second Tuesday of the month. 

Any Volo resident interested in serving on the Planning and Zoning Commission should submit a letter of interest addressed to the Mayor at shenley.volo@gmail.com. Such letter should include a statement as to why the resident wishes to serve, any qualifications they would bring to the table, and any other personal information the individual wishes to offer.


Planning & Zoning Commission Duties:

  • To review and recommend to the Board of Trustees, after holding a public hearing on petitions for:
    • Map amendments (rezonings)
    • Special use permits/planned unit developments (PUD)
    • Text amendments to the zoning ordinance
    • Zoning ordinance variations
  • To review and recommend to the Board of Trustees, after holding a public meeting on applications for:
    • Preliminary and final plats of subdivision
    • Subdivision of land, variations
    • Comprehensive plan amendments
    • Final planned unit developments (PUD)
  • To hold public meetings and public hearings and review and make recommendations to the Board of Trustees as required by the provisions of the Volo Zoning Ordinance and Illinois Compiled Statutes.
  • To hear and make recommendations to the Village of Volo on all matters referred to it, and to perform such functions as may be requested of it.

*Powers and duties as stated in §2.1.3 of the Village Code.

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