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Appearance Commission Application

  1. Appearance Commission Application

    Community Development Department - Building & Zoning Division - 5127 Oakton St. Skokie, IL 60077 Phone: 847/933-8223 Fax: 847/933-8230

  2. Skokie Seal

  3. The Appearance Commission meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m.

  4. Application Type (please check all that apply):

  5. Land Use:


  7. AGENT/PETITIONER INFORMATION (if other than owner):

  8. Electronic Signature Agreement*

    By checking the "I agree" box below, you agree and acknowledge that 1) your application will not be signed in the sense of a traditional paper document, 2) by signing in this alternate manner, you authorize your electronic signature to be valid and binding upon you to the same force and effect as a handwritten signature, and 3) you may still be required to provide a traditional signature at a later date.

  9. The following information must be submitted to the Building & Zoning Division to accept your application:

  10. 1. 7 (11" x 17") to a common architectural scale:

    A 1/4" = 1'-0" for the following is preferred: elevations (all sides), floor plans, site plans.

  11. 2. 1 PDF file of elevations, floor plans, site plans, and photographs. If submitted via email attachment (less than 5MB) to with “Appearance Commission PDF” and the project’s property address in the subject line of the email.

  12. 3. 1 Completed Zoning Information Worksheet (residential projects only)

  13. 4. 1 set of photographs (all sides of the subject building and the fronts of neighboring buildings)

  14. 5. 1 Plat of Survey

    *** Samples of materials and colors must be brought to the Appearance Commission meeting. *** The Building Division will not take in or hold material or color samples. *** Plans submitted for Appearance Commission review will be discarded after the meeting. *** Visit to access the staff report prior to the meeting.

  15. Fee Schedule

  16. Residential Site (new)

  17. $100 plus $50.00 per unit

  18. Non-Residential Site* (new)

    * Any non-residentially zoned site (Business, Industrial, Mixed-Use districts)

  19. $100 plus $50.00 per 1,000 square feet (based on square footage of building)

  20. Any Other Appearance Review (Additions, Façade, Sign Package, etc.)

  21. $50.00

  22. If you have already paid for a preliminary plan review there is no charge.

  23. For Office Use Only:

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