With the 4th of July less than a month away, we want to make your celebration with us as smooth as possible. Please find parking information that will be in effect during the Oak Lawn Park District and Village of Oak Lawn’s Fireworks display at Richards High School, 10601 Central Ave., along with the Oak Lawn Park District’s Party in the Park event at Memorial Park, 102nd & Major, on Wednesday, July 4th: 

Richard High School’s entire South Lot on 107th Street will be closed for resurfacing.

107th Street will be closed to traffic. 

Parking during these events will be available at the following locations:

* Oak Lawn Park District Racquet, Fitness & Gymnastics Center, 10444 S. Central Ave. *

* Wolfe Wildlife Refuge, 109th St. & Kostner Ave. (police patrols on the paths guiding patrons to the Fireworks display) *

* Memorial Park, 102nd & Major *

* Oak Lawn Park District’s Stony Creek Golf Course, Restaurant & Banquets, 5850 W. 103rd St. *

Zoning Petitions and Applications

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The Planning and Development Commission and Board of Appeals are recommending bodies that hear petitions for a variety of zoning variations such as setbacks variations, parking, setbacks, subdivision and alley vacations.   To submit a petition click on the links below.  For more information contact the Engineering Division at (708) 499 7814.  We encourage all applicants to contact the Village to assist with petition documents.



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Planning and Development Commission

The Planning and Development Commission meets on the first and third Mondays of each month at 7:30pm in the auditorium on the second floor of Village Hall.

To download petitions for the P&DC click on the following links:

Planning & Development Commission

Public Hearing Petition Forms

Subdivision-Consolidation Forms

Variation Petition Forms

Alley or Street Vacation Form

Zoning Board of Appeals

The Board of Appeals meets the first Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm in the second floor auditorium of Village Hall.  The petitioner is required to be in attendance to discuss their request. Petitions must be submitted no later than 20 days prior to the date of the Board of Appeals meeting.

For Board of Appeals petition forms, click here 

Architectural Review and Design Commission

All sign permit and commercial building elevation alteration petitions must be reviewed and approved by the Architectural Design and Review Commission (ADRC) prior to issuance of a building permit. The Commission meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month at 7pm, in Conference Room “B” in the lower level of the Oak Lawn Municipal Center at 9446 South Raymond Avenue.

For an ADRC petition, click here  



Historic Preservation Committee

Historic Preservation Pamphlet



Traffic Review Committee

To submit a petition to the Traffic Review Committee click here


For a Parking Enforcement Agreement Application click here



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