Plan Commission & Zoning Board of Appeals

Municipalities in the State of Illinois are required to create a Plan Commission to conduct public hearings and make recommendations to the Board of Trustees regarding the Village’s Comprehensive Plan and requests for rezoning, special uses, and subdivisions. Villages are also required to create a Zoning Board of Appeals to hear requests for zoning variations and appeals of zoning regulations and interpretations and make recommendations on such matters to the Village Board of Trustees. In Burr Ridge, the members of the Plan Commission also serve as the Zoning Board of Appeals. The Village President/Mayor, with the consent of the Board of Trustees, the members. All members of the Plan Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals are volunteers and are residents of the Village.

Members: Chairman Greg Trzupek and Commissioners Mike Stratis, Jim Broline, Joe Petrich, Enza Parrella, and Barry Irwin

Meetings: The Plan Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals scheduled meetings are on the first and third Monday of each month, 7:00 pm., at the Village Hall, except for holidays.

Petition Requests: Current requests before the Village are available for viewing using the links under “Current Petitions.” If you have questions about any current or former petitions before the Village, please contact Community Development Director Janine Farrell at (630) 654-8181 ext 6100 or at

Procedures: The Plan Commission was established by Chapter 3, Section 1.3 of the Burr Ridge Municipal Code. The Municipal Code dictates the jurisdiction of the Plan Commission and allows the Commission to establish rules and procedures. To view a complete copy of the Plan Commission Rules of Procedure, please visit the Document Center.

NOTE:  Information and links to watch and listen to the most current meeting will be on the website’s front page and on the most current agenda. Public comments will be taken by the preceding Tuesday of meetings via email at Public comments may also be made at the applicable time during the meeting.