2021 Ordinances

Ordinance Title Date Passed
2021-001 Amending Chapter 59 “Economic Development Commission”, Section 59.01 “Commission Created”, Subsection G “Meetings”. (Publication Date: 1/12/2021; Effective Date: 1/21/2021) 1/11/21
2021-002 Amending Chapter 65 “Citizens’ Community Enhancement Commission” by Adding New Section 65.05 “Meetings”. (Publication Date: 1/12/2021; Effective Date: 1/21/2021)   1/11/21
2021-003 Approving a Special Use Permit for a Parking Lot as a Principal Use when Located Within 300 Feet of the Use Served (1030 E. Locust Street – Nehring Electrical Works).  2/22/21
2021-004 Approving a Final Plat of Resubdivision, an Amended Final Development Plan, and Amended Development Standards for Goldframe, LLC for the Facebook Planned Development Site Along E. Gurler Road to Accommodate a ComEd Substation.  1/25/21
2021-005 Amending the Fiscal Year-End December 31, 2020 Budget.   2/22/21
2021-006 Approving an Amendment to the Special Use Permit for a Private Therapeutic Day School Approved by Ordinance 2020-015 for the Property Located at 900 E. Garden Street (Menta Group – Chesebro Elementary School).  2/22/21
2021-007 Approving a Zoning Map Amendment from the “HI” District to the “PD-I” District and Amending a Development Agreement – North Side of Gurler Road, East of S. First Street (Midland Trust Company – James Planey).  2/22/21
2021-008 Authorizing a Reimbursement in the Amount of $470,506.93 to Northern Illinois University for the Overpayment of 2020 Annual Contribution for Integrated Transit Services. 2/22/21
2021-009 Publishing the Official Zoning Map of the City of DeKalb.  3/8/21
2021-010 Amending Chapter 9 “Establishment of Fees”, Section 9.04 “Ambulance Service Fees”, in Order to Reflect Actual Costs of Providing Emergency Medical Transportation Service. (Publication Date: 3/9/2021; Effective Date: 3/18/2021) 3/8/21
2021-011 Amending Chapter 23 “Unified Development Ordinance”, Article 5.03 and Article 5.04 by Allowing Two-Family Attached Dwellings and Multiple Family Attached Dwellings Not Meeting the Minimum Lot Area Requirements as a Special Use in the “TFR” Two-Family Residential District and the “MFR1” Multi-Family Residential District. (Publication Date: 3/9/2021; Effective Date: 3/18/2021) 3/8/21
2021-012 Approving a Special Use Permit for Existing Antennas and Associated Equipment on Top of the 16-Story Building at 507 E. Taylor Street to Allow for an Upgrade of Communication Equipment (US Cellular). (Publication Date: 3/9/2021; Effective Date: 3/18/2021) 3/8/21
2021-013 Amending Chapter 24 “Building Code”, Article 3 “International Fire Code”, Section 307.1.2 “Burning of Leaves and Garden Debris” to Prohibit the Burning of Leaves.    Failed 3/22/21
2021-014 Amending Chapter 7, “Water Service,” Section 7.18-6, “Water Service Fee,” to Include Water Meter Sizes Not Currently Contained in the Fee Schedule.   4/12/21
2021-015 Approving an Amendment to Ordinance 2020-029 to Extend the Time Limit to July 1, 2022 to Obtain a State-Issued Cannabis Dispensary License for the Property Located at 818 W. Lincoln Highway (NuMed Partners). 4/12/21
2021-016 Amending Chapter 51 “Traffic”, Schedule C “Parking Prohibited”, Section 18 “No Parking at Any Time Except For Residents: Tow Zone”, and Schedule E “Limited Parking”, Subsection “Ten Minutes, for the Purpose of Loading and Unloading Persons”, as it Pertains to Parking Restrictions for Portions of Barb Boulevard. 5/10/21
2021-017 Amending Chapter 23 “Unified Development Ordinance”, Article 7.06(8) “Fences”, as it Pertains to Barbed Wire Fencing. 4/26/21
2021-018 Approving a Special Use Permit for Dwelling Units Above the Ground Floor at 400 E. Hillcrest Drive and 444 E. Hillcrest Drive (Four Forty Four, LLC) as it Pertains to the Addition of 17 Apartment Units. 5/24/21
2021-019 Amending the Fiscal Year-End December 31, 2020, City of DeKalb Budget (FY2020) to Conform to Audited Findings. 6/28/21
2021-020 Amending the Special Use Permit Approved by Ordinance 2018-003 to Expand the Equipment Platform and Antennas in Relation to an Upgrade to the T-Mobile Communications Equipment on Top of the 16-Story Building at 507 E. Taylor Street (Taylor Street Plaza). 6/14/21
2021-021 Amending Chapter 51 “Traffic”, Schedule A “One Way Traffic”, as it Pertains to Establishing One Way Traffic for a Segment of N. 6th Street. Failed 6/28/21
2021-022 Approving the Final Development Plan for the Property Located at 217 Franklin Street (Safe Passage). 6/28/21
2021-023 Amending the Fiscal Year-End December 31, 2021, Budget.  7/12/21
2021-024 Authorizing a Zoning Map Amendment from the “RC-1” Residential Conservation District to the “PD-C” Planned Development-Commercial District and Approval of a Preliminary and Final Development Plan for 304 N. Tenth Street (Elias Ramos).  7/12/21
2021-025 Amending the City’s Holiday Schedule to Recognize June Nineteenth (“Juneteenth”) as an Official Paid Employee Holiday.  7/12/21
2021-026 Amending Chapter 51 “Traffic”, Schedule A “One Way Traffic”, as it Pertains to Establishing One Way Traffic on N. Sixth Street from E. Lincoln Highway to Pine Street.  7/12/21
2021-027 Authorizing Amendments to Ordinance 2006-107 and Ordinance 2006-109 to Accommodate an Approximately 700,000 Square Foot Warehouse and Distribution Center for the Chicago West Business Center Located Between Illinois Route 23, Gurler Road, Crego Road, and Illinois Interstate 88 (TC Pursuit Services, Inc. and DeKalb 343, LLC). 7/26/21
2021-028 Authorizing Amendments to Ordinance 2002-045 and Ordinance 2019-004 to Amend Sign Regulations for the Northland Plaza Shopping Center – Sycamore Road (B33 Northland Plaza, LLC).  7/26/21
2021-029 Authorizing the Distribution of American Rescue Plan Act 2021 Funds to the Kishwaukee Water Reclamation District in the Amount of $241,644.00 from Fund 110 (110-00-00-63800).  7/26/21