ZONING ORDINANCE PRESENTATION - Village of Mundelein

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ZONING ORDINANCE PRESENTATION - Village of Mundelein

July 25, 2012

Village of Mundelein, Illinois

ZONING ORDINANCE

PRESENTATION

Presented by

Camiros, Ltd.


Village of Mundelein – Zoning Ordinance

GOALS FOR ORDINANCE

A Zoning Ordinance that:

Implements the land use policies of the Village

Is understandable & user-friendly

Incorporates modern controls

Reflects sustainable development practices

Reflects what is “on the ground” & addresses

nonconformities

Includes clear provisions that eliminate the need for multiple

interpretations, ensuring provisions are consistently applied

Village Board Presentation July 25, 2012


Village of Mundelein – Zoning Ordinance

ORDINANCE

STRUCTURE

1. Title, Purpose & Applicability

2. Ordinance Administration

3. Administrative Procedures

4. Applications & Approval Processes

5. Planned Unit Developments

6. Zoning Districts

7. Residential Zoning Districts

8. Commercial Zoning Districts

9. Downtown Zoning Districts

10. Office Park & Manufacturing Zoning Districts

11. Special Purpose Zoning Districts

12. Use Standards

13. On-Site Development Standards

14. Off-Street Parking & Loading

15. Landscaping & Screening

16. Nonconformities

17. Definitions

Village Board Presentation July 25, 2012


Village of Mundelein – Zoning Ordinance

TITLE, PURPOSE & APPLICABILITY

Introduction to the Ordinance

• Title, purpose & intent

• Applicability

• Transition rules

Pending applications comply with new Ordinance

CODE ADMINISTRATION

Powers of Boards, Commissions & Officials

Village Board

• Planning & Zoning Commission

• Zoning Administrator – new position; Village Administrator

Village Board Presentation July 25, 2012


Village of Mundelein – Zoning Ordinance

ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES

I. Application

• Completeness review

• Withdrawal & successive applications

II. Notice

• Applicant responsible for mailing; affidavit to Village

Village responsible for publication and posting

III. Public Hearing

• How to conduct a public hearing

• Illinois Open Meetings Act

Village Board Presentation July 25, 2012


APPLICATIONS & APPROVAL PROCESSES

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60 day timeframes & approval standards added to all applications

I. Zoning Map & Text Amendments

II. Variation

• Two types: Administrative & major variations

• Removed limitations on types of variation applications

III. Special Use

• New provisions for revocation of special use

• Removed spacing limitations for certain special uses

Village Board Presentation July 25, 2012


APPLICATIONS & APPROVAL PROCESSES

Village of Mundelein – Zoning Ordinance

IV. Zoning Interpretation

• Responsibility of Zoning Administration

• New process for written interpretations of Ordinance

• Allows for consistent application of the Ordinance

V. Appeals

• Appeals of Zoning Administrator zoning decisions

VI. Building Permit & Certificates of Occupancy

• Zoning Administrator reviews only for zoning compliance

• Process & application within Village Code

VII. Enforcement

Village Board Presentation July 25, 2012


Village of Mundelein – Zoning Ordinance

PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENTS

Revised PUD Procedure

• Special use in all districts

• Exceptions permitted to all district standards, including use

• Required public amenities & benefits for exceptions

• Four step process:

1. Pre-Application Consultation – Village Staff

2. Concept Plan – Village Board

3. Preliminary Plan – PZC & Village Board

4. Final Plan – PZC & Village Board

• Standards for major & minor changes to approved PUD

Village Board Presentation July 25, 2012


DISTRICT USE APPROACH - GENERIC USE

Village of Mundelein – Zoning Ordinance

DEFINITION:

Retail Goods Establishment.

A commercial enterprise that

provides physical goods,

products or merchandise

directly to the consumer,

where such goods are

typically available for

immediate purchase and

removal from the premises by

the purchaser.

Village Board Presentation July 25, 2012


Village of Mundelein – Zoning Ordinance

GENERIC USE

BENEFITS

• Extensive & detailed use lists eliminated

• Greater flexibility to review & permit uses within broad context of

definition

• Permit emerging new uses without text amendment

RULES

• A use specifically listed is not part of a generic use category

• A use interpreted as part of a generic use category is not allowed

under another

• Definitions carefully crafted for each use & include examples

Village Board Presentation July 25, 2012


Village of Mundelein – Zoning Ordinance

RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS

Five Residential Districts

1. R-1 Single-Family Residential District

2. R-2 Single-Family Residential District

3. R-3 Single-Family Residential District

4. R-4 Two-Family Residential District

5. R-5 Multi-Family Residential District

Village Board Presentation July 25, 2012


Village of Mundelein – Zoning Ordinance

CHAPTER 7: RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS

Key Revisions

• Uses limited to residential & non-residential typical to neighborhoods

• Lot area & width reduced to reflect existing development pattern

• Simplified front yard averaging requirement

• Revised interior side yard setbacks to proportional control

• New requirement for corner side yards, including reverse corner side

yard

• Current R-1, R-2 & R-3 Districts eliminated (not used)

• Design standards for all dwelling types

Village Board Presentation July 25, 2012


Village of Mundelein – Zoning Ordinance

CHAPTER 7: RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS

DISTRICTS R-1 R-2 R-3 R-4 R-5

FORMER

DISTRICT

MINIMUM

LOT AREA

MINIMUM

LOT WIDTH

Current R-4 Current R-5 Current R-6 Current R-7 Current R-8

12,000sf 10,000sf 6,000sf

SF: 6,000sf

2F: 7,250sf

80’ 80’ 50’ 50’ 60’

MF:

3,600sf/du

Townhouse:

2,000sf/du

MAXIMUM

BUILDING

HEIGHT

35 ft but no

more than 3

stories

35 ft but no

more than 3

stories

35 ft but no

more than 3

stories

35 ft but no

more than 3

stories

35 ft but no

more than 3

stories

MF: 48 ft but

no more than

4 stories

Village Board Presentation July 25, 2012


STEPS TAKEN

1. Lot analysis of all sizes

2. Redistricting

FORMER NONCONFORMING

R-1: 47%

R-2: 78%

R-3: 33%

CURRENT NONCONFORMING

All districts: 10%

ABILITY TO SUBDIVIDE

All districts: 7%


Village of Mundelein – Zoning Ordinance

COMMERCIAL DISTRICTS

Five Commercial Districts

1. C-1 Neighborhood Commercial

2. C-2 General Commercial

3. C-3 Heavy Commercial

4. C-4 Shopping Center

5. C-5 Downtown District

Key Revisions

• Created new commercial districts to reflect form & function of

commercial areas

• Generic uses

• Design standards

Village Board Presentation July 25, 2012


Village of Mundelein – Zoning Ordinance

DOWNTOWN DISTRICT

Downtown District

• Reflect the vision for the Downtown

• Implement the Transit-Oriented

Development (TOD) Plan and

Comprehensive Plan

• Recognize the “places” of Downtown

• Encourage appropriate “downtown” uses

• Address physical form and character

• Easy to interpret and enforce

• Incorporate new Village Center Plan

Village Board Presentation July 25, 2012


Village of Mundelein – Zoning Ordinance

DOWNTOWN DISTRICT

Subdistrict Structure

• C-5-VC Village Center

• C-5-MU – Mixed-use

• C-5-C – Corridor

• C-5-MF – Multi-family

Village Board Presentation July 25, 2012


Village of Mundelein – Zoning Ordinance

DOWNTOWN DISTRICT

Subdistricts

• Use permissions

• “Project type” permissions

Village Board Presentation July 25, 2012


Village of Mundelein – Zoning Ordinance

DOWNTOWN DISTRICT

Project Types

• Single-story commercial

• Multi-story mixed-use

• Multi-family

• Townhouse or stacked flat

• Single-family

Village Board Presentation July 25, 2012


Village of Mundelein – Zoning Ordinance

DOWNTOWN DISTRICT

Village Board Presentation July 25, 2012


Village of Mundelein – Zoning Ordinance

DOWNTOWN DISTRICT

Village Board Presentation July 25, 2012


Village of Mundelein – Zoning Ordinance

DOWNTOWN DISTRICT

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Village of Mundelein – Zoning Ordinance

DOWNTOWN DISTRICT

Village Board Presentation July 25, 2012


Village of Mundelein – Zoning Ordinance

OFFICE PARK & MANUFACTURING

OR District

• Campus-type development

• Oriented primarily toward office and R&D

• Siting standards for campuses and connections

M-1 General Manufacturing

• Consolidation of current L-1 and M-1 Districts

• Standards based on existing conditions

M-MU Mixed Use Manufacturing

• New district per Comprehensive Plan direction

• Allows for compatible commercial uses (kennels, arts studios)

Village Board Presentation July 25, 2012


SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICTS

Village of Mundelein – Zoning Ordinance

OS Open Space

• Significant areas of public & private open space, including

forest preserve

• Provides protection in land use change

I Institutional

• Governmental, educational & cultural facilities

• Includes the St. Mary’s of the Lake

• Provides protection in land use change

L-MU Lakefront Mixed-Use

• New district per Comprehensive Plan direction

• Non-residential require on ground floor

• Design standards that orient new development to waterfront

Village Board Presentation July 25, 2012


Village of Mundelein – Zoning Ordinance

USE STANDARDS

• Adult Use

• Amusement Facility

• Banquet Facility

• Community Residence

• Cultural Facility

• Currency Exchange, Payday or Title

Loan Establishment and Pawn Shop

• Day Care Center, Child or Adult

• Day Care Home, Child or Adult

• Drive-Through Facility

• Dwelling

• Educational Facilities (All)

• Kennel and Pet “Day Care” Service

• Gas Station

• Live Entertainment

• Motor Vehicle Dealership or Motor

Vehicle Rental Establishment

• Motor Vehicle Operations Facility

• Motor Vehicle Service and Repair,

Major and Minor

• Off-Street Parking, Structure or Lot

• Outdoor Dining

• Outdoor Storage Yard and Contractor

Storage Yard with Outdoor Storage

• Place of Worship

• Recycling Facilities

• Residential Care Facility

• Shooting Range (Indoor Only)

• Smoke Shop

• Solar Farm

• Urban Agriculture

• Utilities, Private

• Wind Farm

• Wireless Telecommunications

Village Board Presentation July 25, 2012


ON-SITE DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS

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• General regulations on site development

• Exterior lighting standards

• Permitted encroachments

• Temporary uses

• Environmental performance standards

Village Board Presentation July 25, 2012


ON-SITE DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS

Accessory Structures & Uses

Village of Mundelein – Zoning Ordinance

General accessory structures

Amateur HAM radio

Apiary/Bee-Keeping

Carport

Chicken Coop/Chicken Run

Donation boxes

Electrical generators

Fences

Garages

Gazebos

Home occupations

Mechanical equipment

Outdoor storage

Porches

Propane storage cabinets

Satellite dish antennas

Salt Dome

Sheds & greenhouses

Solar collectors

Pools

Wind energy systems

Village Board Presentation July 25, 2012


ON-SITE DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS

Fences

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Village Board Presentation July 25, 2012


Village of Mundelein – Zoning Ordinance

OFF-STREET PARKING & LOADING

Comprehensive Parking & Loading Standards

• Design & location of parking & loading spaces

• Design of driveways & curb cuts

• Stacking spaces for drive-thrus

• Commercial vehicles

• Recreational vehicles in residential districts

• Update of required number of parking & loading spaces – lowered

• Bicycle parking requirements

• Parking flexibilities: collective parking, land-banked, fee-in-lieu (C-5)

Village Board Presentation July 25, 2012


Village of Mundelein – Zoning Ordinance

OFF-STREET PARKING & LOADING

Residential Driveway Controls

• Driveway limited to 20’ at lot line

• Shared driveway permission

• Parking pads permitted – not in

front yard

• Carports allowed

• Single-car garages deemed

conforming

• Required 5’ setback for attached

garages eliminated

Village Board Presentation July 25, 2012


Village of Mundelein – Zoning Ordinance

LANDSCAPE & SCREENING

Comprehensive Standards

• Design & maintenance

standards

• Diversity requirement

• Landscape for parking lots &

large developments

• Buffer yards between

incompatible uses

• Screening: refuse dumpsters,

loading berths, outdoor storage

& display, drive-thrus

• Conformance required when

major construction

Village Board Presentation July 25, 2012


Village of Mundelein – Zoning Ordinance

NONCONFORMITIES

Nonconforming Use

• No re-establishment if discontinued or abandoned for 180 days

• New: structure destroyed by 50%

Nonconforming Structure

• Structure destroyed by 50%

• Allows extensions of SF nonconforming walls vertically or horizontally

• Eliminated “buildings design for nonconforming use” provision

Nonconforming Lot

• Allows SF dwelling on nonconforming lot of record

• Contiguous nonconforming lots of record considered one lot

Village Board Presentation July 25, 2012


Village of Mundelein – Zoning Ordinance

ADDITIONAL REVISIONS SINCE PUBLIC HEARING

ADMINISTRATIVE

• Plan Commission/Zoning Board of

Appeals – Planning and Zoning

Commission

• Refinements based on legal review

NEW USES

• Shooting Range (Indoor) – Special

Use in M-MU

• Smoke Shop - Special use in C-2,

C-3, C-4

• Banquet Facilities – Primary and

Secondary Use; Special use in C-2,

C-3, C-4

• Freight Terminal – Permitted in M-1

USE NAME CHANGES

• Assisted Living, Independent

Living, Nursing Home – Residential

Care Facility

• Indoor & Outdoor Recreation &

Entertainment – Indoor & Outdoor

Amusement

ACCESSORY USES

• Apiaries/Bee-Keeping

• Chicken Coops/Chicken Runs

• Salt Domes

• Pier

DEFINITION REFINEMENTS

• General Industrial

• Social Club or Lodge

• New Grade definition

Village Board Presentation July 25, 2012


ADDITIONAL CONSIDERATIONS

Village of Mundelein – Zoning Ordinance

USES

• Correct error in res. Use table

• Shooting range as SU in C-3

Max of 2 shooters per stall

No firearm or ammunition sales

• Live entertainment split into indoor &

outdoor

Require stage plan

• Mini-warehouse in M-1

C-5 DISTRICT

• Add townhomes & MF to C-5-VC

• Reduce C-5-MU to 25’ lot width

• Educational facilities & auditorium in

C-5

• Prohibit asphalt shingles

TEMPORARY USES

• New temporary outdoor

entertainment event

• Carnivals provide list of employees

ACCESSORY USES

• Number of detached structures

• Non-res fence height to 8’ & materials

flexibility

• Generator maintenance during day

• Clarify recreational & commercial

vehicle definitions

• Landscape clarifications

• Decks cannot encroach into FY &

CSY

NONCONFORMITIES

• Deem SF uses conforming

Village Board Presentation July 25, 2012


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ZONING MAP

Village Board Presentation July 25, 2012


THANK YOU

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