Public Hearing Information

Certain proposed projects require public hearings to ensure all residents and interested parties are aware of petitions submitted to the City.  The following is general information regarding current public hearings with links to the public notices:


Breweries (Text Amendment)

Request:  Text Amendment


Date of Public Hearing:  December 12, 2018 


Summary:  The  United City of Yorkville, Kendall County, Illinois, petitioner, is proposing a text amendment to Chapter 6: Permitted and Special Uses in the Zoning Ordinance to identify “brewery” as a permitted use in the M-1 Limited Manufacturing and M-2 General Manufacturing districts and as a special use in the B-1 Local Business, B-2 Retail Commerce Business, B-3 General Business, B-4 Service Business districts. This text amendment will provide regulations for the establishment and operation of such uses in these zoning districts. Additionally, the definition for “microbreweries/brewpubs” will also be amended to allow the maximum production per calendar year of 155,000 gallons.


Links:

Economic Development Committee Meeting Packet

Public Hearing Notice


Staff Contact: Krysti J. Barksdale-Noble, Community Development Director



Mobile Food and Retail Vendor Unit Ordinance - Food Trucks (Text Amendment)

Request:  Text Amendment


Date of Public Hearing:  December 12, 2018 


Summary:  The United City of Yorkville, Kendall County, Illinois, petitioner, is proposing a text amendment to Chapter 3: General Zoning Provisions of the United City of Yorkville Zoning Ordinance to create a new subsection regarding mobile food and retail vendor vehicles. The amendment will provide location and operational standards after the required business registration of the vendor and vehicle for food trucks and similar mobile vendors conducting business within the public right-of-way and on private property.


Links:

Economic Development Committee Meeting Packet

Public Hearing Notice


Staff Contact: Krysti J. Barksdale-Noble, Community Development Director


GRNE Solar - Kendall County Government Campus - Solar Farm (Special Use)

Request:  Special Use Permit 


Date of Public Hearing:  November 14, 2018 


Summary:  Petitioner has filed an application with the United City of Yorkville, Kendall County, Illinois, requesting special use permit approval to install and operate a solar farm with more than one freestanding solar energy system on approximately 7.4 acres of land consisting of roughly 6,400 solar modules. The real property, zoned in the O Office District, is located at the southeast corner of John Street and Beecher Road at the Kendall County Government Campus in Yorkville, Illinois.


Links:

Petitioner Application

Alternative Energy System Considerations

Project Design Packet


Staff Contact: Jason Engberg, Senior Planner



Prestwick of Yorkville - Dormant Special Service Area (SSA)

Request:  Dormant Special Service Area (SSA)


Date of Public Hearing:  November 13, 2018 


Summary:  The United City of Yorkville is considering forming a special service area to be called “Special Service Area 2019-1,” consisting of lots 1 through 108 in Unit 1 of the Prestwick of Yorkville residential subdivision. The general purpose of the formation of the Special Service Area 2019-1 is to provide a backup mechanism for payment of any and all costs of continued maintenance, repair and reconstruction of all common areas within the Special Service Area, including, but not limited to, entry signage, sidewalks, lighting, landscaping, open spaces, trails, and storm water systems in the event that the Owners and/or a homeowners association within the Special Service Area have failed to do so.


Links:

City Council Meeting Packet

Map of Proposed SSA

Public Hearing Notice

Public Hearing Notice to Residents

Draft Ordinance Proposing SSA

Draft Ordinance Establishing SSA


Staff Contact: Krysti J. Barksdale-Noble, Community Development Director



Heartland PUD Amendment  (Text Amendment)

Request:  Planned Unit Development Text Amendment 


Date of Public Hearing:  November 14, 2018 


Summary:  The petitioner, Marker, Inc., has filed an application with the United City of Yorkville, Kendall County, Illinois, requesting an amendment to the Heartland Subdivision Planned Unit Development to reduce the interior side yard setback from twenty (20) feet to ten (10) feet on Lot 187 of the subdivision. The real property is located at the southwest corner of the McHugh Road and Route 34 intersection in Yorkville. 


Links:

Petitioner Application

Conceptual Site Plan


Staff Contact: Jason Engberg, Senior Planner