Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA)
Composition and Role of Board
The Zoning Board of Appeals holds public hearings to consider applications for rezoning, conditional use permits, requests for variation and administrative appeals. The Board makes recommendations to the County Board concerning rezoning and certain conditional use permits and renders final decisions on requests for variations, certain conditional use permits and administrative appeals. Public hearings for rezoning and conditional use permits are individually scheduled and are held during weekday afternoons in the appropriate township hall or other public building. Public hearings for variations are generally scheduled in the mornings of the second and fourth Tuesdays in the 2nd floor conference room at the Lake County Central Permit Facility, 500 W. Winchester Road, Libertyville, Illinois.
All public hearings are open to the public. View the Calendar/Agendas. Because schedules may change, please call the Secretary of the Board at 847.377.2600 to confirm a meeting.
The Board consists of seven members and two alternate members appointed by the County Board Chair with County Board approval.
The Zoning Board of Appeals holds its regular monthly review meeting at 9:00 AM on the first Thursday of each month in the 2nd floor conference room of the Lake County Central Permit Facility, 500 W. Winchester Road, Libertyville, Illinois. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss and decide on matters that were left undecided at the public hearings conducted during the previous month.
All meetings of the Zoning Board of Appeals are open to the public.