A Site Plan is a drawing prepared to scale showing the proposed development of a parcel. Generally, a site plan shows:
Title, legal description, scale, and north arrow
Property lines with dimensions
Existing and proposed structures
Roads, driveways and walkways
Water bodies and drainage-ways
In cases where there are floodplains, steep slopes, existing or potential erosion or drainage issues, an engineer may be required to prepare a site grading plan. For detailed Commercial Site Plan Requirements, please contact our office at 847-377-2600.
A Topographic Survey is a survey that records the relief or elevation of a parcel and represents it as contours lines on a map or plot.
The following information shall be included on a Topographic Survey, at minimum:
All property boundaries and dimensions
Contour intervals of one foot (1' ) referenced to North American Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD88)
Regulatory 100-year floodplain limit
The Topographic Survey must, at minimum:
Be prepared by an engineer or surveyor registered by the State of Illinois
Bear the original signature and seal of the preparer (Copies are not accepted)
Be submitted in triplicate
For detailed Topographic Survey requirements - please contact our office at 847-377-2600.