Zoning and Planning Commission


  • Regular term - five years
  • Nine members
  • Council consent needed


The Zoning and Planning Commission meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month at 7:00 PM. The schedule for 2022 meetings of the Elmhurst Zoning and Planning Commission/Zoning Board of Appeals are scheduled as follows:

Schedule Updated August 29, 2022

  • January 11, 2022** 
  • January 18, 2022* canceled
  • February 1, 2022
  • February 15, 2022
  • March 1, 2022
  • March 15, 2022
  • April 5, 2022 
  • April 19, 2022

  • May 3, 2022
  • May 17, 2022
  • June 7, 2022 canceled
  • June 21, 2022*
  • July 5, 2022*  canceled
  • July 19, 2022
  • August 2, 2022 canceled
  • August 16, 2022 canceled
  • August 23, 2022

  • September 6, 2022* canceled
  • September 20, 2022  canceled
  • September 27, 2022
  • October 4, 2022 
  • October 18, 2022
  • November 1, 2022 
  • November 15, 2022
  • December 6, 2022
  • December 20, 2022


    Meetings of this Commission are scheduled for 7:00 PM unless changed and noticed accordingly.  Meetings are scheduled to end at 10:00 PM unless a majority of the Z&P Commission/ZBA votes to extend the meeting.

    Meetings of this Commission are held in the Council Chambers at City Hall unless changed and noticed accordingly.  During the Covid-19 Pandemic, additional conference rooms may be used in addition to the Council Chambers to provide for appropriate social distancing.  In addition, Commissioners may be participating via electronic means. 

    Some meetings may be cancelled, or additional meetings scheduled, as the situation dictates.  Additional regular meetings may be needed of this Commission and will be scheduled and noticed accordingly. If any other meetings of this Commission are needed, they will be subject to the call of the Chair or three members of the Commission and so noticed.

    *Due to scheduled City Council meetings and early voting, there may be meetings that begin at 8:00 PM, are held in a location other than the Council Chambers at City Hall, or rescheduled.  Changes will be noticed accordingly.

    **Joint meeting with Development, Planning and Zoning Committee


MCO 4.07
The Zoning and Planning Commission shall have the powers and duties designated in the Illinois Municipal Code (65 ILCS 5/1-1-1 et seq.), and as set forth in the Elmhurst Zoning Ordinance.

Zoning & Planning Commission/Zoning Board of Appeals Rules and Procedures

  • Meeting Start Time: 7:00 p.m.
  • Length of Meeting: 3 hours, unless there is a majority vote of the Z&P Commission/ZBA to extend the meeting.
  • Interested Parties Time Limit: 5 minutes for oral testimony, excluding time needed for response to Commissioner questions or cross examination. There is no limit to the amount of written testimony entered into the public record.
  • Deliberation: Z&P Commission/ZBA deliberation is open to the public, but no public comment is taken during deliberation.

* Public Comment Agenda Item: This is an opportunity to address the Commission on any matter. Comments are limited to three minutes. Please note that comments during this time will not be part of the public record and/or deliberations for a zoning case.


Term Expires
Kevin Byrnes
Bill Toliopoulos
Dave Garland
Susan McCoyd 4-30-2026
Mark Hoffman
Melissa Pittman 4-30-2025
Susan Rose, Chair
Carol Snyder
4-30-2027 Email
Michael Scarsella 2-20-2023


New! Zoning and Planning Commission agendas and minutes will now be on Board Docs effective for the March 3, 2020 meetings.  Please click the link below to view meeting materials.
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Agendas prior to March 2020

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