December 2021 Plan Commission Hearing

Due to the ongoing public health crisis, this meeting will be held virtually starting at 9 a.m. on Thursday, December 16.

Rules for virtual meetings are available now for review. A summary of the public comment portion is available below:

  • Written statements are the preferred method of public comment and will be accepted up to 24 hours in advance of the meeting at CPC@cityofchicago.org. Statements will be posted online for public review prior to the start of each meeting.
  • Members of the public wishing to speak must submit a speaking request form. Forms must be submitted by 10 a.m. the Tuesday preceding the meeting to CPC@cityofchicago.org.
  • Verbal statements for all agenda items will take place at the beginning of each meeting, versus after each presentation.
  • A maximum of 15 members of the public will be permitted to comment on each proposal due to technical limitations. Selected speakers for each item will be chosen on a first-come, first-serve basis. Each will be given instructions on how to provide up to three minutes of testimony.

Questions on the rules can be directed to CPC@cityofchicago.org.

A video replay of the event is available on YouTube.

Address (Community Area, Ward) Agenda Description Materials (posted by Wednesday, December 1) Draft Presentation (posted by Monday, December 13)

1245 W. Fulton Market
(Near West Side, 27th Ward)

A proposed Residential-Business Planned Development, submitted by 1245 W. Fulton, LLC, for the property generally located at 1245 West Fulton Street. The applicant is proposing to rezone the site from C3-3 (Commercial Manufacturing and Employment District / M2-3 (Light Industry District) to DX-7 (Downtown Mixed-Use District) and then to a Residential-Business Planned Development. The applicant proposes to construct a 28-story, 314’-0”- tall building with ground floor commercial space, and residential use above. The project will contain 95 accessory vehicular parking spaces and 199 bicycle parking spaces. A 2.0 FAR (Floor Area Ratio) bonus will be taken and the overall FAR of the planned development will be 9.0.

PD Application

Presentation

3914-30 N. Lincoln Ave. and 3909-17 N. Damen Ave.
(North Center, 47th Ward)

A proposed Residential Business Planned Development, submitted by the applicant, 3914 N Lincoln, LLC, for the property generally located at 3914-30 North Lincoln Avenue and 3909-17 North Damen Avenue. The applicant is proposing to rezone the site from B1-2 Neighborhood Shopping District to a B3-3 Community Shopping District, and then to a Residential Business PlannedÔÇ»Development. The applicant seeks to rezone the property to establish a qualifying transit-served location to allow a new 5 story, 68 dwelling unit building, with 27 internal parking stalls, 1 loading berth, and approximately 7,579 square feet of ground floor commercial space along North Lincoln Avenue and Damen Avenue.

PD Application

Presentation

Public Comments

4737 N. Sheridan Rd.
(Uptown, 46th Ward)

A proposed Lake Michigan and Chicago Lakefront Protection Ordinance application, submitted by Sarah’s on Lakeside, LLC, for the property generally located at 4737 North Sheridan Road. The property is zoned B3-3 and is within the Private Use Zone of the Lake Michigan and Chicago Lakefront Protection District. The applicant is proposing to construct a new five-story building with 28 SRO units of permanent supportive housing, office space for Sarah’s Circle staff, and six parking spaces.

LPO Application

Presentation

Public Comments

835 W. Wilson Ave.
(Uptown, 46th Ward)

A proposed Lake Michigan and Chicago Lakefront Protection Ordinance application, submitted by Brinshore Development LLC for the property generally located at 835 W. Wilson Avenue. The property is zoned B2-5, Neighborhood Mixed-Use district, and is within the Private-Use Zone of the Lake Michigan and Chicago Lakefront Protection District. The applicant is proposing to construct a six story, 73-unit senior housing building with 44 parking spaces.

LPO Application

Presentation

3150 N. Racine Ave.
(Lake View, 32nd Ward)

A proposed Residential Planned Development, submitted by Belray Limited Partnership, for the property generally located at 3150 N. Racine Avenue. The applicant proposes to change the zoning from M1-2 (Limited Manufacturing/Business Park District) to B2-5 (Neighborhood Mixed-Use District), and then to a Residential Planned Development. The applicant is proposing to renovate the existing 70-unit single room occupancy building and construct an addition to provide a total of 95 single room occupancy units, provided that up to ten units may be one-bedroom dwelling units. There will be no off-street parking spaces. The maximum building height of the building will be 43’3”. 

PD Application

Deferred

1203 N. California Ave.
(West Town, 26th Ward)

A proposed Residential-Business Planned Development, submitted by the applicant Hispanic Housing Development Corporation for the property located at 1203 N California Ave. The applicant is proposing to rezone the site from B1-1 (Neighborhood Shopping District) to a B3-5 (Community Shopping District) and then to a Residential-Business Planned Development. The applicant is proposing to construct a 9-story, 94' 6", mixed-use affordable housing building, with 64 dwelling units. The building will also include approximately 2,500 square feet of commercial space, 19 parking spaces, and 49 bike parking spaces. 

PD Application

Presentation

Ogden Ave./Homan Ave./21st St./Trumbull Ave.
(North Lawndale, 24th Ward)

A proposed amendment to Institutional Planned Development #833, submitted by Alderman Michael Scott, Jr. of the 24th Ward, for the property bounded by West Ogden Avenue; South Homan Avenue; the alley next southeast of and parallel to West Ogden Avenue; the alley next north of and parallel to West 21st Street; and South Trumbull Avenue. The applicant is proposing to remove 26,792 square feet from the exiting Planned Development boundary, no other changes are contemplated to the remaining Institutional Planned Development #833 as a result of this application.

PD Amendment Application

Deferred

3401-23 W. Ogden Ave.
(North Lawndale, 24th Ward)

A proposed Residential-Business Planned Development, submitted by the applicant, East Lake Management & Development Corp., for the property generally known as 3401-23 W. Ogden Ave. The applicant is proposing to rezone the site from Planned Development #833 to a B3-3 (Community Shopping District) and then to a new Residential Business Planned Development. This will allow for the construction of a six-story, 74,798 square foot mixed-use building with 64 units of housing, 5,972 square feet of ground-floor retail space and 19 parking spaces.

PD Application

Deferred

9619-9645 S. Cottage Grove Ave.
(Pullman, 8th Ward)

A proposed Residential-Business Planned Development and a proposed Industrial Corridor Map Amendment within the Burnside Industrial Corridor, submitted by Trinity 95th & Cottage Grove Planned Community Development Series, LLC, for the property generally located at 9619-9645 S. Cottage Grove Avenue. The applicant is proposing to rezone the site from M1-2 (Limited Manufacturing/Business Park District) to a B2-3, (Neighborhood Mixed-Use District) and then to a Residential-Business Planned Development. The applicant proposes to construct a two-phase, affordable senior housing project. Phase 1 will include a 5-story residential building, with 70-units and a height of approximately 66’ – 0” tall, and a 1-story, approximately 20’ tall amenity building. 44 total parking spaces will serve both phases of the Project. Phase 2 will include a 5-story, approximately 66’-0” tall, 63-unit residential building.

PD and Map Amendment Application

Presentation

1690 N. Elston Ave.
(West Town, 2nd Ward)

A Type-1 Industrial Corridor Map Amendment in the North Branch Industrial Corridor has been proposed by Litton Adventures, LLC for the property generally located at 1690 North Elston Avenue. The applicant is proposing to rezone the site from M3-3 (Heavy Industrial District) to C3-3 (Commercial, Manufacturing and Employment District). This will allow for the repurposing of the existing 2-story masonry building on-site for use in its entirety as tenant office space, and the construction of new office space and 50 vehicular parking spaces in the remainder of the lot.

Map Amendment Application

Presentation

Public Comments

 

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December 16, 2021
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