2023 Ordinances

2023 Ordinances


Ordinance Title
Date Approved
2023-001 Authorizing the Distribution of American Rescue Plan Act 2021 Funds to the Preservation of the Egyptian Theatre in the Amount of $50,000 from Fund 110 (110-00-00-63700).  1/9/23
2023-002 Authorizing the Distribution of American Rescue Plan Act 2021 Funds to Stage Coach Players in the Amount of $25,000 from Fund 110 (110-00-00-63700).  1/9/23
2023-003 Authorizing the Distribution of American Rescue Plan Act 2021 Funds to the J.F. Glidden Homestead Historical Center in the Amount of $25,000 from Fund 110 (110-00-00-63700).  1/9/23
2023-004 Authorizing the Distribution of American Rescue Plan Act 2021 Funds to the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in the Amount of $100,000 from Fund 110 (110-00-00-69700).  1/9/23
2023-005 Amending Various Chapters of the Municipal Code as it Pertains to Boards, Commissions, and Committees, Open Meetings Act Training, Public Participation, Removal of a Member, and Term Limits. (Amendments made to Chapter 2 “City Council”, Chapter 3 “City Administration”, Chapter 21 Combined Planning and Zoning Commission”, Chapter 22 “Building Code Review Board”, Chapter 44 “Landmark Commission”, Chapter 45 “Airport Advisory Board”, Chapter 46 “Citizens’ Environmental Commission”, Chapter 54 “Financial Administration”, Chapter 59 “Economic Development Commission”, and Chapter 65 “Citizens’ Community Enhancement Commission”) 1/9/23
2023-006 Amending Chapter 64 “Smoking Regulations”, Section 64.16 “Tobacco/Smoking Sales, Use, and Licensing”, as it Pertains to Retail Tobacco Stores.  1/9/23
2023-007 Amending Chapter 23 “Unified Development Ordinance”, Article 7 “Supplemental District Regulations”, Subsection 7.17.02 “Permitted Zoning Districts and Setback Requirements”, as it Pertains to Retail Tobacco Stores.  1/9/23
2023-008 Approving a Special Use Permit for a Retail Tobacco Store at 901 Lucinda Avenue (Jibraeel Silat).  1/9/23
2023-009 Amending Chapter 3 “City Administration”, Section 20 “Board of Fire and Police Commissioners”, to Allow Board of Fire and Police Commission Members to Reside within One Mile of the City’s Corporate Limits. 1/23/23
2023-010 Approving a Special Use Permit for a Cannabis Business Establishment (Cannabis Dispensary) at 305 E. Locust St. (Canndid Spirit Too, LLC).  2/13/23
2023-011 Amending Chapter 23 “Unified Development Ordinance”, Article 12 “Off-Street Parking, Loading, and Storage Requirements”.  2/13/23
2023-012 Approving a Special Use Permit to Allow the Resubdivision of an “RC-1” Residential Conservation District Zoned Lot into Two Single-Family Attached Lots in Accordance with Chapter 23, “Unified Development Ordinance,” Article 5.03.06, and Approval of the Final Plat of the Burnoski Subdivision Located at 1104-1106 Lewis Street.  2/27/23
2023-013 Authorizing the Northern Illinois University Annual Contribution for Integrated Transit Services.  2/27/23
2023-014 Publishing the Official Zoning Map of the City of DeKalb, Illinois.  3/13/23
2023-015 Amending Chapter 51 “Traffic”, Schedule F “Municipal Lot Parking”, as it Pertains to Frost Municipal Lot Parking Hours.  3/13/23
2023-016 Amending Chapter 38 “Intoxicating Liquors”, Section 38.27 “Gambling Devices”, as it Pertains to Video Gaming Establishments and Video Gaming Terminals.  3/27/23
2023-017 Approving the Rezoning of the Site at 2239 Sycamore Road from the “SFR1” Single-Family Residential District to the “PD-C” Planned Development Commercial District (Pappas Glasgow Development LLC).  4/10/23
2023-018 Amending the Fiscal Year-End December 31, 2022, Budget. 4/24/23
2023-019 Approving the Rezoning of the Site at 902 Peace Road from the “HI” Heavy Industrial District to the “PD-I” Planned Development Industrial District and Approval of a Preliminary Development Plan (EO5 Hotels - Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott and TownePlace Suites by Marriott).  5/8/23
2023-020 Amending Chapter 23 “Unified Development Ordinance” (UDO) by Adding a “GS” Government Sanitary District and Associated List of Permitted Uses and Conditions of Use for the District and Amendments to Remove the Use “Sewage Treatment Facilities” from the SFR-1, SFR-2, TFR, MFR-1, MFR-2, and LI Zoning Districts.  5/22/23
2023-021 Authorizing an Amendment to the Special Use Permit Approved by Ordinance 2020-044 in Order to Extend the Timeframe for a Modular Classroom to Remain on the Site at 1121 School Street (Littlejohn Elementary School). 5/22/23
2023-022 Amending Chapter 52 “Offenses Against Public Peace – Safety and Morals”, Section 52.02 “Disorderly Conduct”, Section 52.130 “Parental Responsibility”, and Section 52.411 “Nuisance Gathering”.  6/12/23
2023-023 Approving a Plat of Dedication for the Kimberly Drive Right-of-Way Improvements from Delta Nu House Corporation for $7,300.00 (917 Kimberly Drive; PIN 08-015-176-008). 6/12/23
2023-024 Approving a Plat of Dedication for the Gurler Road Right-of-Way from Midland Trust Company (PIN 08-34-300-063 and PIN 08-34-300-064).  6/26/23
2023-025 Amending Chapter 23 “Unified Development Ordinance” (UDO) to Add “Adult-Use Cannabis Craft Grower” as a Special Use in the “LI” Light Industrial and “HI” Heavy Industrial Districts and Other Associated Miscellaneous Amendments.  6/26/23
2023-026 Authorizing the Acquisition through Condemnation of Fee Simple Title to the Property Located at 128-140 S. Second Street (PIN 08-23-163-013).  Failed 9/25/23
2023-027 Amending the City of DeKalb Fiscal Year-End December 31, 2023, Budget.  6/26/23
2023-028 Amending Chapter 36 “Amusements” to Remove the Licensing Requirement (for Amusement Devices, Facilities, and Arcades).  7/10/23
2023-029 Approving the Rezoning of Parcels Along E. Lincoln Highway, E. Locust Street, N. Seventh Street, N. Eighth Street, and N. Tenth Street, from the “SFR-1” Single-Family Residential District, “SFR-2” Single Family Residential District, “LC” Light Commercial District, “LI” Light Industrial District, and “HI” Heavy Industrial District to the “PD-I” Planned Development Industrial District (Nehring Electrical Works Company).  7/24/23
2023-030 Regulating Vehicular Traffic on Normal Road Between W. Locust Street and Lucinda Avenue by Prohibiting Access and Use by Motor Vehicles Except Those Authorized for Emergency Response or Critical Maintenance. 7/24/23
2023-031 Amending Chapter 51 “Traffic”, Schedule A “One Way Traffic”, as it Pertains to Establishing One Way Traffic on Normal Road from Lincoln Terrace to W. Locust Street.  7/24/23
2023-032 Amending Chapter 51 “Traffic”, Section 16 “Parking Trucks”, to Prohibit the Parking of Recreational Vehicles on Residential Streets Except During Active Loading and Unloading.  8/14/23
2023-033 Approving a Water Service Agreement with Mark Carpenter for 209 Greenwood Acres Drive.  8/14/23
2023-034 Approving a Special Use Permit to Allow the Resubdivision of an “TFR” Two Family Residential District Zoned Lot into Two Single-Family Attached Lots and Approval of the Final Plat of the B&B Resubdivision No. One Located at 1304-1306 Chestnut Street (Bradley Burns).  8/28/23
2023-035 Authorizing the Issuance of Not to Exceed $4,265,000 General Obligation Bonds, Series 2023, of the City of DeKalb.  9/11/23
2023-036 Authorizing an Annexation and Development Agreement with Steven Goldin for the Property Located at the Northeast Corner of Peace Road and E. Gurler Road.  9/11/23
2023-037 Approving the Annexation of Certain Property Located at the Northeast Corner of Peace Road and E. Gurler Road to the City of DeKalb (Steven Goldin).  9/11/23
2023-038 Approving the Zoning Petition of Steven Goldin to Rezone Certain Property Located at the Northeast Corner of Peace Road and E. Gurler Road to the “PD-I” Planned Development Industrial District and to Approve a Concept Plan for the Development of Four Buildings Totaling Approximately 1,645,000 Square Feet to Accommodate Manufacturing, Packaging, Distribution and Warehouse Uses.  9/11/23
2023-039 Revoking Ordinance 2020-12 Approving a Special Use Permit for the Co-Location of Cell Antennas and Associated Equipment at 1500 S. Seventh (7th) Street (Verizon Wireless).  9/11/23
2023-040 Approving the Rezoning of the Eight-Acre Property Located on the East Side of N. Annie Glidden Road South of Twombly Road North of Ridge Drive from the “LC” Light Commercial District to the “PD-C” Planned Development Commercial District (DeKalb County Community Gardens).  9/25/23
2023-041 Approving a Plat of Dedication for First Street Right-of-Way Dedicated by Carlson Oak LLC (PIN 08-14-329-021).  9/25/23
2023-042 Amending Chapter 55 “Hotels and Motels”, Section 55.01 “Definitions”, Section 55.02 “Tax”, Section 55.03 “Books and Records”, Section 55.04 “Transmittal of Tax Revenue”, and Section 55.06 “Penalties”.  9/25/23
2023-043 Approving a Special Use Permit for a Public Elementary School at 1240 Normal Road (DeKalb Community Unit School District No. 428). 10/9/23
2023-044 Amending Chapter 23 “Unified Development Ordinance”, Article 5.09 “Central Business District”, as it Pertains to Automobile Sales. 10/9/23
2023-045 Approving a Special Use Permit for Automobile Sales in the “CBD” Central Business District at 215 N. Fourth Street (Classic Auto Haus, Inc. – Steve Turner).  10/9/23
2023-046 Amending Chapter 51 “Traffic”, Schedule C “Parking Prohibited”, as it Pertains to Minor Alterations of Parking Restrictions for Various Routes Impacted by Roadway Modifications.  10/9/23
2023-047 Authorizing an Annexation Agreement with Robert Wessels for the Property Located at 2023 Sycamore Road.  10/23/23
2023-048 Approving the Annexation of Certain Property Located at 2023 Sycamore Road (Robert Wessels). 10/23/23
2023-049 Approving the Zoning Petition of Robert Wessels to Rezone Certain Property Located at 2023 Sycamore Road to the “PD-C” Planned Development Commercial District and to Approve a Concept Plan to Allow for the Continued Use of a Farmer’s Market and Accessory Uses.  10/23/23
2023-050 Amending Chapter 23 “Unified Development Ordinance”, Article 13 “Signs”, as it Pertains to Electronic Changeable Copy Signs and Wall Signs.  10/23/23
2023-051 Amending the Fiscal Year-End December 31, 2023, Budget. 10/23/23
2023-052 Authorizing the 2023 Levy and 2024 Collection of Taxes in and for the Corporate and Municipal Purposes and Special Service Areas of the City of DeKalb for Fiscal Year 2024. 11/27/23
2023-053 Abating Taxes Levied for Corporate Purposes of the City of DeKalb for the Tax Year 2024. 11/27/23
2023-054 Adopting the City of DeKalb Annual Budget and Non-Bargaining Unit Pay Plan for the Fiscal Year Beginning January 1, 2024, and Ending December 31, 2024.  Pending
2023-055 Approving an Amendment to Ordinance 2017-015 and Approval of a Special Use Permit to allow a Retail Tobacco Store at 650 Peace Road (Bobby Perez – Bob’s Exotics). 11/27/23