Current Projects & Public Hearings
In an effort to keep all interested parties informed, The United City of Yorkville Community Development Department will be continually posting information on current major development projects and public hearing requests. Projects will be posted when proposed and progress will be updated throughout construction. Tentative public hearing dates will be posted as soon as possible.
For additional information please contact Krysti Barksdale-Noble, Community Development Director at email@example.com or by calling 630-553-8573.
Proposed Projects and Public Hearings
Below is a list of proposed projects and public hearings. Click on the title below or on the left side menu to get more information:
Lanceleaf Solar Project, LLC, petitioner, on behalf of Sameer and Sanjay Gupta, owners, has filed applications with the United City of Yorkville, Kendall County, Illinois, requesting rezoning classification, special use authorization, and variance approval for an approximately 36.8-acre parcel. The real property is generally located south of Baseline Road and west of Bridge Street (IL Route 47). The petitioner is requesting the following: (1) to rezone the parcel from the R-2, R-3, and B-3 PUD to A-1 Agricultural District zoning; (2) special use permit approval is pursuant to Section 10-6-0 of the Yorkville City Code for a solar farm; and (3) a variance to Section 10-19-7-D of the Yorkville City Code to decrease the minimum distance between the ground and the solar panels from ten (10) feet to a lower clearance height that is consistent with industry standards. The approval will also require an amendment to the existing Bailey Meadows Annexation and Planned Unit Development (PUD) Agreement to allow for solar farm land use.
PZC 2024-01 Yorkville Renewables-Nexamp Solar Farm (Rezoning & Special Use)
Nexamp dba Yorkville Renewables, LLC, petitioner, on behalf of Daniel and Charene Nagel, owners, has filed applications with the United City of Yorkville, Kendall County, Illinois, requesting rezoning classification and special use authorization approval for an approximately 73.5-acre parcel. The real property is generally located near the southwest corner of Galena Road and Bridge Street (IL Route 47). The petitioner is requesting the following: (1) to rezone the parcel from the R-2 PUD to A-1 Agricultural District zoning, and (2) special use permit approval for an approximately 23-acre solar farm.
Steve Greenblatt, petitioner, has filed an application with the United City of Yorkville, Kendall County, Illinois, requesting relief from Section 10-3-5 of the Zoning Ordinance requiring the location of an accessory structure to be a minimum distance of 5 feet from any side or rear property line for a residential parcel located at 703 S. Main Street. The petitioner is also seeking a variance to Section 10-3-5 to allow a detached accessory structure closer than ten (10) feet to any main building. The purpose of this request is to allow for the installation of a shed.