Zoning Committee

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Deal On Wrigley Means Final Approval Likely On Wednesday

A compromise on some of the details behind the $500 million Wrigley Field renovation plan should clear the way for final City Council approval on Wednesday.

07/23/2013

Chicago City Council Chambers (CBS)

Zoning Committee Places Moratorium On Small Digital Signs

Alderman Walter Burnett proposed the nine month moratorium on smaller digital billboards less than 100 square feet.

07/23/2013

Chick-Fil-A's only Chicago store on Chicago Avenue in the Near North neighborhood. The store wants to build a second store in Logan Square, but the local alderman plans to block that store, over the company president's anti-gay comments. (Credit: CBS)

Zoning Chair: Moreno Shouldn’t Block Chick-Fil-A Solely Over Gay Marriage Flap

The chairman of the City Council’s Zoning Committee is warning Ald. Proco “Joe” Moreno (1st) not to try to block a Chick-Fil-A restaurant from coming to his ward simply because the head of the company publicly opposes same sex marriage.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2012

Satellite Dishes

Alderman Wants Crackdown On Building-Mounted Satellite Dishes

Ald. Ray Suarez (31st) thinks home satellite dishes are an eyesore on Chicago’s skyline, and wants to make city property owners move them away from the fronts of buildings.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2012

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Council Panel To Consider Rooftop Gardens In Chicago

The Chicago City Council’s Zoning Committee today could clear the way for restaurants and urban farmers to turn rooftop vegetables into a profitable enterprise.

CBS Chicago–05/26/2011