Revised Zoning Amendment Application now available
Zoning map amendments may be proposed by the Mayor, City Council, Zoning Administrator, the property owner of the subject property or the property owner's authorized agent.
Applications are filed with the Zoning Administrator. Upon determining that an application is complete, the Zoning Administrator transmits the application to the City Clerk to present to the City Council at its next regular meeting. The City Council is the final decision-making body on zoning map amendments.
Proposed amendments must include specific information about a proposed development after rezoning.
Each applicant must to send written notice to all property owners of all property within 250 feet in each direction of the lot lines of the subject property, not more than 30 days before filing an application for amendment. Applications must include a non-refundable fee of $1,025 to be paid to the City of Chicago Department of Revenue.
Download a zoning map amendment application.