Community & Economic Development Goals

  • Milwaukee Avenue - Central Area Plan: Prepare a multi-faceted Master Plan for the Village’s primary commercial artery; Milwaukee Avenue and immediate environs. Incorporate Sub Area plans for the Downtown/Civic Core and Aptakisic Commercial Core. Plan to include Design, Economic, Cultural/Educational, Open Space and Infrastructure components. Business Community, Village Board and Advisory Boards, and Community Leaders participation will be a key element of plan preparation. 

  • Formalize Volunteer & Sponsorship Program for Special Events. 

  • Finalize Development of Zoning/Design-Oriented Regulations to insure Residential Character/Integrity: Finalize bulk regulations of all Residential Zoning Districts to insure Village vision is met and analyze the necessity of varying degrees of design-standards/review to support preservation of residential character.

  • Work with Finance to implement online and on-site credit card based payment for all permits in February/March 2018 for the 2018 construction season.

  • Complete a Comprehensive Review of Subdivision Regulations and Recommend Updates to Title 7 Subdivisions and Land Development Chapter of the Lincolnshire Village Code as Necessary. 

  • Work toward “Express Permits” for minor building permits through the 2018 construction season.