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Appearance Commission Application

  1. Appearance Commission Application

    Community Development Department - Building & Zoning Division - 5127 Oakton St. Skokie, IL 60077 Phone: 847/933-8223 Fax: 847/933-8230

  2. Skokie Seal

  3. The Appearance Commission meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m.

  4. Application Type (please check all that apply):

  5. Land Use:

  6. OWNER INFORMATION:

  7. AGENT/PETITIONER INFORMATION (if other than owner):

  8. Electronic Signature Agreement*

    By checking the "I agree" box below, you agree and acknowledge that 1) your application will not be signed in the sense of a traditional paper document, 2) by signing in this alternate manner, you authorize your electronic signature to be valid and binding upon you to the same force and effect as a handwritten signature, and 3) you may still be required to provide a traditional signature at a later date.

  9. Please submit the following PDFs to appearance@skokie.org to complete your digital-only application:

  10. 1. Elevations, floor plans, and site plans. The drawings should be in an 11” x 17” PDF format to a common architectural scale (¼” = 1’-0” preferred). If the file size is greater than 5MB, multiple emails are allowed. Ensure “Appearance Commission PDF” and the project’s property address are in the subject line of the email.

  11. 2. Completed Zoning Information Worksheet (residential projects only)

  12. 3. Photographs (all sides of the subject building and the fronts of neighboring buildings)

  13. 4. Excerpts of brochures and/or cut sheets of new materials and colors proposed for the project. Matching existing materials and colors can be confirmed with the submitted photographs.

  14. 5. 1 Plat of Survey

    *** The Building, Zoning, & Property Standards Division will not take in or hold material or color samples. *** Visit https://www.skokie.org/357/Appearance-Commission to access the staff report prior to the meeting.

  15. Fee Schedule

  16. Residential Site (new)

  17. $100 plus $50.00 per unit

  18. Non-Residential Site* (new)

    * Any non-residentially zoned site (Business, Industrial, Mixed-Use districts)

  19. $100 plus $50.00 per 1,000 square feet (based on square footage of building)

  20. Any Other Appearance Review (Additions, Façade, Sign Package, etc.)

  21. $50.00

  22. If you have already paid for a preliminary plan review there is no charge.

  23. For Office Use Only:

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