The Planning and Zoning Commission works to create an official Comprehensive Plan for the present and future development of the Village. Upon adoption of the plan, the Commission works to recommend plans for specific improvement in the pursuit of the official plan. In addition, the Commission holds public hearings to provide recommendations to the Village Board on applications of appeals, special uses and map amendments related to the West Dundee Zoning Ordinance.
The commission consists of a chairman and eight members appointed by the Village President with the advice and consent of the Board of Trustees. The commission holds regular meetings on the fourth Monday of each month at 7:30 pm at Village Hall.
The Appearance Review Commission reviews site designs to determine compliance with the Appearance Review Code. In the historic district which encompasses all structures facing Main Street from the River west to Route 31, the commission reviews all applications for demolition, new construction, facade renovations and signs. Outside the historic district the commission reviews limited residential construction and all commercial construction, signs and front yard fences.
The commission consists of seven members appointed by the Village President with the advice and consent of the Village Board. The commission holds regular meetings on the first Tuesday of each month at 7:30 at Village Hall.
The Fire and Police Commission appoints all officers of the fire and police department, except those exempted by ordinance. In addition, the commission conducts and holds all entrance and promotional examinations and participates in any termination activity for all sworn police and fire personnel in the manner provided by law.
The commission consists of three members appointed by the Village President with the advice and consent of the Board of Trustees. The dates and times of the regular meetings are established at the first meeting in May for the forthcoming year.