Planning & Zoning Commission

blueprintRegular Planning & Zoning Committee meetings are typically held at 7 PM, currently, the Commission meets on a "as needed" basis. Please check with the Village Clerk for the date and time of the next meeting.

NOTE: Planning & Zoning Committee Minutes require approval in the next scheduled committee session before they can be approved and posted online. If you have any questions, please contact the Village Clerk.

The Planning and Zoning Commissioners are appointed by the Village Board.  The Commission’s purpose is advisory to the Village Board. As an advisory and fact-finding panel, it is required to produce the Village of Wonder Lake Comprehensive Municipal Plan and hear matters pertaining to...

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Temporary change due to coronavirus closure - OFFICE HOURS ON FRIDAYS ONLY.  Residents can correspond with Mike via email at, or call 847-233-1246 and leave a message; someone will return your call. 

Many improvements to homes require a Building Permit. A residents best bet is to start by...

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Ordinance concerning Subdivision Development, within the Village of Wonder Lake. Amended in 2010, this ordinance concerns community development, impact fees, landscaping and more. Click to Download 5 mbs

The Village Planning Commission has created a Comprehensive Municipal Development Plan. This plan includes the following vision statement:

“The advancement of a Village governance to provide a full range of services to all residents of the recreational lake community and to require that land use planning will respect environmental resources so that aesthetics will be enhanced...
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The purpose of the Hancock Drive Plan is to anticipate inevitable Village of Wonder Lake growth and the likely annexation of unincorporated McHenry County property in the vicinity of Hancock Drive.

• Hancock Report 8/08 Click to Download (6.7 mbs)
• Hancock Appendix...

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