Islamic Center of Naperville PZC Case 20-1-052

NOTICE/DISCLAIMER

As one means of providing access for the public to express their views regarding cases coming before the Planning and Zoning Commission (PZC), written public comments may be submitted by the public, which will be made part of the record of the case. In addition, the City posts submitted written comments on its website so the comments can be shared with members of the public interested in that case.

THE VIEWS EXPRESSED IN WRITTEN COMMENTS SUBMITTED TO THE PZC ARE NOT NECESSARILY THE VIEWS OF THE CITY OF NAPERVILLE OR THE MEMBERS OF THE PZC. MOREOVER, ANY PUBLIC COMMENT THAT EXPRESSES PREJUDICE OR BIGOTRY OF ANY KIND DOES NOT REPRESENT THE VIEWS OF THE CITY OR THE MEMBERS OF PZC.

PLEASE NOTE: The ICN Public Hearing has been continued to June 16, 2021.

Click here to view the individuals who have signed up to speak on PZC #20-1-052, Islamic Center of Naperville, through the City’s online Speaker Sign-Up page.

Speakers, please note: Speakers are listed in the order that their sign-up was submitted and will be called to speak in that order. Additional speakers have been added to the end of the list as new sign-ups are received. Any individual who signed up to speak but was not present when they were called during any portion of the public hearing will be added to the end of the speaker list and provided an opportunity to speak prior to closure of the public hearing on this case. After all speakers who have not yet spoken have been given an opportunity to speak, and just prior to the petitioner’s concluding remarks, the PZC Chair will announce that individuals who have already spoken may provide additional comment limited to matters that arose during the public hearing after they spoke and may ask any remaining questions they may have. Speakers wishing to participate must be present on the Zoom call.

Additional Public Hearing Information:

  • Please keep in mind that there is a 6-minute time limit for individual speakers and a 20-minute time limit for speaker groups of four or more, with additional time allowed, if needed, to ask questions. 
  • At the conclusion of the public testimony, the PZC may ask questions of the speakers or the petitioner before the petitioner makes concluding remarks. Upon commencement of the petitioner’s closing remarks, no further testimony, comments or questions will be taken from the public. 

Public Input

The City provides the following options for public participation in the ICN public hearing prior to and at the public hearing.

  1. Written comments emailed to planning@naperville.il.us are processed as follows:
    1. Written comments received by 5 p.m. the Wednesday before the meeting will be included in the meeting packet sent to the PZC. This meeting packet is also posted on the City’s website.
    2. Written comments received after 5 p.m. the Wednesday before the meeting through 5 p.m. the day before the meeting, will be emailed directly to the PZC, but will not be included in the PZC packet or posted online.
    3. Written comments received after 5 p.m. the day before the meeting will be added to the case file.

  2. Online Speaker Sign-Up opens once the agenda is published and closes at 5 p.m. on the day of the meeting. Through the form, members of the public may:
    1. Submit a comment to be noted in the case file.
    2. Submit a one-word statement of support or opposition to be noted in the case file.
    3. Sign up to provide live public comment, testimony or cross-examination of witnesses during the meeting.

June 16, 2021 Meeting

On June 2, the PZC continued the ICN public hearing to the June 16 PZC meeting. Online speaker sign-up for this meeting will open once the meeting agenda is published on June 11.

  • Written comments emailed to planning@naperville.il.us from 8 a.m. on June 3 to 5 p.m. on June 9 will be included in the June 16 meeting packet sent to the PZC. This meeting packet is also posted on the City’s website.
  • Written comments emailed to planning@naperville.il.us after 5 p.m. on June 9 through 5 p.m. on June 15 will be emailed directly to the PZC but will not be included in the PZC packet or posted online.
  • Written comments emailed to planning@naperville.il.us after 5 p.m. on June 15 will be added to the case file. 

Sign up to Speak at or Share Opposition/Support at the June 16 Meeting

Please be aware that the June 16, 2021 PZC meeting, which will begin at 7 p.m., may include at least one case that will be heard prior to the continuation of the PZC hearing regarding ICN.

Past Meetings

June 2, 2021 Meeting

1 written comment was sent to planning@naperville.il.us before the June 2 meeting and added to the case file.

No individuals submitted a position of support or opposition through the City’s online speaker sign-up form.

The City received 0 written comments through the City’s online speaker sign-up form.

No individuals provided oral testimony at the June 2 meeting.

May 20, 2021 Meeting

1 written comment was sent to planning@naperville.il.us before the May 20 meeting and added to the case file.

No individuals submitted a position of support or opposition through the City’s online speaker sign-up form.

The City received 0 written comments through the City’s online speaker sign-up form.

Approximately 15 individuals provided oral testimony at the May 20 meeting.

May 5, 2021 Meeting

Approximately 3 written comments were sent to planning@naperville.il.us before the May 5 meeting and added to the case file.

No individuals submitted a position of support or opposition through the City’s online speaker sign-up form.

The City received 0 written comments through the City’s online speaker sign-up form.

Approximately 27 individuals provided oral testimony at the May 5 meeting.

April 21, 2021 Meeting

Approximately 2 written comments were sent to planning@naperville.il.us before the April 21 meeting and added to the case file.

Approximately 7 individuals submitted a position of support or opposition through the City’s online speaker sign-up form.

The City received 0 written comments through the City’s online speaker sign-up form.

Approximately 27 individuals provided oral testimony at the April 21 meeting.

April 8, 2021 Meeting

Approximately 8 written comments were sent to planning@naperville.il.us before the April 8 meeting and added to the case file.

Approximately 2 individuals submitted a position of support or opposition through the City’s online Speaker Sign-Up form.

The City received 0 written comments through the City’s online Speaker Sign-Up form.

Approximately 20 individuals provided oral testimony at the April 8 meeting.

March 3, 2021 Meeting

Approximately 30 written comments were sent to planning@naperville.il.us before the March 3 meeting and added to the case file.

Approximately 150 individuals submitted a position of support of opposition through the City’s online Speaker Sign-Up form.

They City received 18 written comments through the City’s online Speaker Sign-Up form.

Approximately 16 individuals provided oral testimony at the March 3 meeting.

February 17, 2021 Meeting

Approximately 170 written comments were sent to planning@naperville.il.us before the February 17 meeting and added to the case file.

Over 8,350 individuals submitted a position of support of opposition through the City’s online Speaker Sign-Up form.

They City received 480 written comments through the City’s online Speaker Sign-Up form.

February 3, 2021 Meeting

Approximately 40 written comments were sent to planning@naperville.il.us before the Feb. 3 meeting and added to the case file.

Approximately 2,950 individuals submitted a position of support of opposition through the City’s online Speaker Sign-Up form.

They City received 124 written comments through the City’s online Speaker Sign-Up form.

No live testimony was heard during the Feb. 3 public hearing due to time constraints.

January 20, 2021 Meeting

Over 800 written comments were sent to planning@naperville.il.us before the Jan. 20 meeting.

Approximately 1,800 individuals submitted a position of support of opposition through the City’s online Speaker Sign-Up form.

They City received 770 written comments through the City’s online Speaker Sign-Up form.

No live testimony was heard during the Jan. 20 public hearing due to time constraints.

 

PLEASE EMAIL planning@naperville.il.us if you have any questions regarding the above or that have not been answered above.