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File #: ORD 22-2    Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
In control: President and Board of Trustees
On agenda: 1/10/2022 Final action: 1/10/2022
Title: Concur with the Zoning Board of Appeals' Recommendation and Adopt an Ordinance Granting a Special Use Permit to Operate a Hotel/Motel at 1140 Lake Street
Attachments: 1. Ordinance, 2. Findings of Fact, 3. Application, 4. Public Comments, 5. Parking Memorandum, 6. Cross Examination Forms, 7. Staff Report
Submitted By
Zoning Board of Appeals through Tammie Grossman, Director, Development Customer Services

Reviewed By
AMZ

Agenda Item Title
Title
Concur with the Zoning Board of Appeals' Recommendation and Adopt an Ordinance Granting a Special Use Permit to Operate a Hotel/Motel at 1140 Lake Street

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Overview
Overview
The Zoning Board of Appeals ("Board") held a public hearing on an application filed by 1140 Lake Street LLC seeking a special use permit from Section 8.3 (Table 8-1: Use Matrix) of the Zoning Ordinance of the Village of Oak Park, which section requires a special use permit for hotel/motel uses located in the DT Downtown District, to operate a hotel/motel (Holiday Inn Express and Suites) at the premises commonly known as 1140 Lake Street, Oak Park, Illinois.

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Recommendation
Recommendation
The Zoning Board of Appeals recommends approval of this application.

Body
Staff Recommendation
Staff supports the Zoning Board of Appeals' recommendation.

Fiscal Impact
Village cost of legal advertisement ($266) Account # 1001.46202.101.550652.

Background
The Subject Property is a 19,200 SF square foot zoning lot, with approximately 100 feet of street frontage along Lake Street. The lot is located in the DT-Downtown Zoning District which is divided into three sub-districts. The property is located within the DT-1 Downtown Central Sub-District. This sub-district covers the most intensely developed portion of the Downtown, emphasizing an active, lively mixed-use environment with retail and entertainment located on the ground floor along the street, and a variety of uses above, including residential. The Applicants seek to redevelop the Subject Property as a hotel, while retaining existing commercial spaces on the first floor, converting the existing four upper levels from office space to hotel suits and adding one additional floor onto the front half of the building, also dedicated to hotel suits, for a total of 68 units pursuant to their plans a...

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