Planning and Zoning Commission Speaker Sign-Up

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all Planning and Zoning Commission meetings will be held virtually using Zoom webinar technology until further notice. 

PLEASE NOTE: You do not need to create a Zoom account or download software to participate or listen to a Zoom meeting. Registered speakers and participants will receive instructions on how to access the meeting and may use the “join from your browser” link to access the meeting.

How to Participate

Members of the public will still have the opportunity to address the Planning and Zoning Commission during the virtual meeting in the following ways:

  1. Submit a comment to be read into public record by a member of staff.
  2. Submit a one-word statement of support or opposition of a specific topic or agenda item to be read into public record by a member of staff.
  3. Sign up to provide live public comment, testimony or cross-examination of witnesses during the meeting.

Comments and positions submitted online will be read into the public record and become part of the meeting minutes.

Individuals who sign up to speak during the live meeting by 5 p.m. on the day of the meeting will receive an email from the Planning department after the sign-up time ends with information about how to join the meeting. Questions regarding online sign-up may be directed to the Planning Department by calling (630) 420-6694. The meeting Zoom link will only be shared with participants who signed up to speak during the live meeting.  

If you register to speak on one of these cases and would like to share a presentation, please contact Planning at by 10 p.m. on the Friday before the meeting. Written materials which are relevant to a public comment or public hearing before the Planning and Zoning Commission (e.g. a PowerPoint, photographs, reports) should be sent electronically to by 10 p.m. on the Friday before the meeting.

Online sign-up will open once the agenda is published and will close at 5 p.m. on the day of the meeting, at which time no other speakers or comments will be accepted.

Citizen Participation Guidelines

The citizen participation guidelines are outline in 1-5-6-6: - CITIZEN PARTICIPATION of the Naperville Municipal Code.

All viewpoints and opinions are welcome, positive comments and constructive criticism are encouraged. Speakers must refrain from harassing or directing threats or personal attacks at Commission members, staff, other speakers or members of the public. Comments made to intentionally disrupt the meeting may be managed as necessary to maintain appropriate decorum and allow for city business to be accomplished. 

If you signed up to speak, staff will call your name at the appropriate time during the Planning and Zoning Commission meeting. Once your name is called you may identify yourself for the public record and then address remarks to the Planning and Zoning Commission as a whole. Speak clearly and try to limit remarks directly to the matter under discussion. Speakers are called in the order they sign up. 

Public Accommodation

Any individual who would prefer to listen to the meeting by telephone, to speak during the meeting by telephone, or who may require an accommodation to listen to or participate in the meeting, should contact the City Clerk at (630) 305-5300, by 5 p.m. the day of the meeting.