Downtown Design Review Commission

This five (5) member commission, appointed by the Village President, is responsible for promoting orderly and compatible development and redevelopment within the downtown design review overlay district and ensuring such development  or redevelopment complies with the village's downtown design review guidelines. The commission's membership roster includes one licensed architect and residents having specific experience or knowledge in architecture, landscape architecture, urban or graphic design, or local history (Section 20.18.6).

  • Mike Abraham (term expires 5/31/2019)
  • Vacant (term expires 5/31/2018)
  • Annie Horton Krug (term expires 5/31/2017
  • Dave Yandel (term expires 5/31/2018)
  • Patrick Plunkett (term expires 5/31/2017)
  • Staff Liaison: Dan Ungerleider, Director of Community Development

Regular Meetings


  • The Village's Downtown Design Review Commission meets from time to time as needed. Minutes for meetings are posted once approved by the Commission at a later meeting.

Agendas & Minutes


  1. Stormwater Requirements for Projects over 300sf

    The Village Board adopted ordinances amending the County’s stormwater Post Construction Best Management Practices (PCBMP) requirements to reduce the current threshold for requiring PCBMP storage for new impervious area from 2,500 square feet to 300 sf. Read on...
  2. 55th Street Sub-Area Plan Underway

    Get Involved - The Village is developing a sub-area plan for the area along and south of 55th Street, between IL-Rt 83 and Richmond Avenue. Visit the project webpage to learn more. Update...
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