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Oswego’s proposed Unified Development Ordinance focus of Sept. 14 open house

Village officials, stakeholders working to create a single set of requirements for building within the village

The village of Oswego continues to grow with new development and redevelopment occurring all around town. To keep that growth moving and in line with the vision in the community’s comprehensive plan, village staff are working to create a Unified Development Ordinance that brings together the current patchwork of zoning and subdivision ordinances into a unified set of codes.

On Tuesday, Sept. 14, the village will host an open house to introduce the UDO and some of its proposed changes to residents.

With help from the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning, the village and local stakeholders have been working on a community-based process to update and modernize Oswego’s zoning and subdivision ordinances to create the UDO. When complete, the UDO will include updates to zoning districts, uses, subdivision standards, stormwater, zoning applications, parking and landscaping rules and will give developers a single set of requirements for building in Oswego.

Residents can learn about the UDO and help shape the rulebook that shapes their community at an open house from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 14, at Oswego Village Hall, 100 Parkers Mill, Oswego.

For information, contact Development Services Director Rod Zenner at 630-554-3622 or rzenner@oswegoil.org.