Plan Commission


The Plan Commission is comprised of nine members, who must be residents of the Village of Northbrook. The Plan Commission shall have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Hold public hearings and make specific recommendations to the Board of Trustees concerning the preparation of and amendments to the Comprehensive Plan for the present and future development and redevelopment of the village.
  • Review specific development application requests as established in the Zoning Code and Subdivision and Development Code, including, but not limited to the following requests:
    • Rezoning
    • Special Permits
    • Subdivisions
    • Variations, when associated with any of the above
  • To aid and assist the Board of Trustees and the departments of the village in implementing general plans and in planning, developing and completing specific projects.

Public Hearing Appearance

Any person who wishes to appear at Village of Northbrook Plan Commission public hearing as an "interested party" with the right to cross-examine others must complete and file the following public hearing appearance from with the Chairman of the Plan on the date of the hearing.

Regular Meetings

  • 7:30pm
  • 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month
  • Village Hall
    1225 Cedar Lane
    Northbrook, IL 60062

Meeting schedule and location subject to change.

Plan Commission meetings are streamed live on this website and on NCTV-Cable Channel 17 (AT&T U-verse customers tune to Channel 99 and search "Northbrook"). Meeting videos are archived on this website and replayed on the cable channel the following day at 9am and 7pm and the following Sunday at 9am and 7pm. 

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. View agendas and minutes

All agendas are posted at Village Hall in accordance with the Open Meetings Act.

Sign up to Receive Agendas by Email

Sign up to receive Village Board and Plan Commission meeting agendas by email. Visit the Village's website, type your email address in the box at the top of the page, and select "Sign In." Find "Agenda Center" and click the envelope icon next to "Village Board of Trustees" and/or "Plan Commission." You will receive a confirmation email to complete the subscription. Agendas will be emailed at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting.


  • Steven Elisco, Chair
    Term Ends: April 2024 
  • Mark DeBartolo
    Term Ends: April 2025
  • Keri Halperin
    Term Ends: April 2025
  • Jeremy Melnick
    Term Ends: April 2023
  • Allen Morgen
    Term Ends: April 2023

  • Jeff Sandler
    Term Ends: April 2025
  • Eric Schwager
    Term Ends: April 2024
  • Amy Torf
    Term ends: April 2026
  • Ken Walden
    Term Ends: April 2026
  • Michaela Kohlstedt, Staff Liaison
    Phone: 847-664-4057
    Email Michaela Kohlstedt

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