VILLAGE OF BURR RIDGE
PROCEDURES FOR SIGN VARIATIONS
AND CONDITIONAL SIGN APPROVAL
The Village of Burr Ridge Plan Commission is responsible for reviewing and making
recommendations to the Board of Trustees regarding sign variations and conditional sign approvals.
The Plan Commission typically meets the first and third Mondays of each month. The procedures
for review of sign variations and conditional sign requests are as follows;
1. Pre-Applicafion Review - Three Weeks Prior to Meeting: At least three weeks prior to
the Plan Commission's consideration of a sign variation or conditional sign, the proposed sign
elevations and a survey or plan indicating sign locations must be submitted to the Community
Development Department for pre-application review.
2. Submittal of Request - Two Weeks Prior to Meeting: A sign variation or conditional sign
approval application, a $200 sign fee, 25 copies of a Plat of Survey, 25 copies of the sign
elevations, and other appropriate supporting information must be received by the Community
Development Department at least two weeks prior to the Plan Commission meeting. The
Plan Commission meets on the first and third Mondays of each month. All oversized plans
must be folded, collated, and accompanied by a reduced copy.
3. Staff Summary: Approximately 3 to 5 days prior to the public meeting, a staff summary
and report will be published. The summary will be provided to the Plan Commission and to
the applicant. At the Plan Commission meeting, the applicant should be prepared to discuss
the issues described in the staff summary.
4* Plan Commission Consideration: At a regularly scheduled meeting, the Plan Commission
will consider the request. The Plan Commission's recommendation Is based upon
compliance with standards established by the Sign Ordinance (see attached Findings of Fact -
please complete Findings for a sign variation and/or conditional sign approval as may be
appropriate to your request - check with Village staff if you are not sure).
5. Board of Trustees Final Decision: The Plan Commission's recommendation will be
scheduled for final consideration by the Board of Trustees at the next regularly scheduled
Board meeting (usually one week after the Plan Commission meeting). The Board of Trustees
has sole authority to grant or deny a sign variation or a conditional sign.
6. Proceedings After Approval: Upon approval of a sign variation or conditional sign, any
authorized representative of the property owner may submit an application for a sign permit
consistent with the Board of Trustees approval. If the Board denies the request, no further
action is needed.