With the State of Illinois moving into Phase 4 on Friday, June 26, 2020, the Village reopening will move to the second stage of our reopening plan effective June 29, 2020.

The second stage will include:

  • All employees and visitors will be required to wear masks when entering any Village owned building and observe social distancing whenever possible.
  • Public meetings and social events are limited to the lesser of 50 guests or 50% of overall room capacity.
  • Masks are required and social distancing is observed whenever possible.  This includes Board of Trustee meetings and all other public meetings.
  • All Departments of Village Hall will be open, including the second floor and basement.




Zoning Petitions and Applications

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The Planning and Development Commission and Board of Appeals are recommending bodies that hear petitions for a variety of zoning variations such as setbacks variations, parking, setbacks, subdivision and alley vacations.   To submit a petition click on the links below.  For more information contact the Engineering Division at (708) 499 7814.  We encourage all applicants to contact the Village to assist with petition documents.



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Planning and Development Commission

The Planning and Development Commission meets on the first and third Mondays of each month at 7:30pm in the auditorium on the second floor of Village Hall.

To download petitions for the P&DC click on the following links:

Alley or Street Vacation Form

Planned Unit Development Application

Planning & Development Commission

Public Hearing Petition Forms

Subdivision-Consolidation Forms

Variation Petition Forms

Zoning Board of Appeals

The Board of Appeals meets the first Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm in the second floor auditorium of Village Hall.  The petitioner is required to be in attendance to discuss their request. Petitions must be submitted no later than 20 days prior to the date of the Board of Appeals meeting.

For Board of Appeals petition forms, click here 

Architectural Review and Design Commission

All sign permit and commercial building elevation alteration petitions must be reviewed and approved by the Architectural Design and Review Commission (ADRC) prior to issuance of a building permit. The Commission meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month at 7pm, in Conference Room “B” in the lower level of the Oak Lawn Municipal Center at 9446 South Raymond Avenue.

For an ADRC petition, click here  



Historic Preservation Committee

Historic Preservation Pamphlet



Traffic Review Committee

To submit a petition to the Traffic Review Committee click here


For a Parking Enforcement Agreement Application click here



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