ZBA/PC Meeting



Village of Wadsworth

Village Hall, 14155 West Wadsworth Road

Wadsworth, Illinois 60083

Telephone 847.336.7771        Fax 847.336.7786






Special Meeting of the Zoning Board of Appeals/Plan Commission


Thursday, August 27, 2020 – 7:00 PM


This remote public hearing is being held pursuant to the Open Meetings Act and in accordance with Governor Pritzker’s Executive Orders issuing stay at home orders and authorizing remote public participation meetings, all as amended, extended, or restated. The public hearing for this petition will be conducted virtually through telephone and video conference call with very limited availability for in-person participation at the Wadsworth Village Hall, 14155 West Wadsworth Road, Wadsworth, IL, 60083. The Village encourages interested parties to participate through telephone or video conference. Information concerning the remote public meeting, including how to participate in the meeting and to view application materials, will be posted on the Village’s website at www.villageofwadsworth.org.  The remote public hearing may be continued from time to time without further public notice.


The hearing will be held remotely and broadcast at the following link: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/160565301

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States (Toll Free): 1-877-309-2073
United States: 1-646-749-3129
Access Code: 160-565-301


Interested parties can participate in the hearing in the following ways:

  1. Submission of written comments before the public hearing: 
  • Written comments may be emailed to mamidei@villageofwadsworth.org
  • Written comments received by 5:00 p.m. on August 21st will be included in the meeting packet sent to the Planning and Zoning Commission. This meeting packet is also posted on the Village’s website.
  • Written comments received after 5:00 p.m. on August 21st through 5:00 p.m. on August 25th will be emailed directly to the Planning and Zoning Commission but will not be included in the meeting packet or posted on the Village’s website. 
  • Written comments received after 5:00 p.m. on August 25th will be read into the record and will be added to the case file.


  1. Participation during the public hearing:
  • You may sign-up to speak during the public hearing by emailing the Village Administrator at mamidei@villageofwadsworth.org by no later than 5 p.m. on the night of August 27th.
  • Individuals who do not wish to speak during the public hearing may simply email the Village Administrator whether they support or are opposed to the application. The individual’s name and their position on the application will be read aloud into the record at the hearing. Any written comments submitted by an individual in conjunction with their position will also be read into the record, subject to compliance with the Village’s public comment and public hearing rules and procedures.
  • Individuals who sign up to speak in this manner will receive an email from Village staff after the sign-up time ends with information about how to join the meeting. 
  • Individuals who fail to sign-up to speak by the deadline may participate in the hearing by following the instructions provided on the meeting agenda.


Other methods of participation: Any individual who would like to listen to the meeting by telephone or who may require an accommodation to listen to or participate in the meeting, should contact the Village Administrator at mamidei@villageofwadsworth.org or at 847.336.7771 soon as possible. 

  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Consideration of a motion to approve meeting minutes of June 22, 2020 ZBA/PC Meeting
  4. Public Hearing (Public Comment is permitted and welcomed during Public Hearings)


Petition for Zoning Variation


Action:                        Consideration of Zoning Variation Request


Petitioner:                    Ronald Witte (hereinafter “Petitioner”)


Property:                     15145 Wadsworth Road, Wadsworth, Illinois, 60083, parcel identification numbers 03-34-201-011 and 03-34-200-010 (“Property”). The Property is zoned SR-Suburban Residential under the Wadsworth Zoning Ordinance.


Request:                      Petitioner seeks a Zoning Variation pursuant to Section 10-5-7-A-2-D of the Wadsworth Zoning Ordinance to allow construction of a new detached accessory structure to be 840 square feet in size; the maximum size said accessory structure can be under the regulations of the Wadsworth Zoning Ordinance is 718.5 square feet.  Further, Petitioner seeks departures from standards and other relief as may be required.

 5. Adjournment

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