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PD Planned Developments

Tall buildings, campuses, and other large developments that must be negotiated with city planners. Developers gain freedom in building design, but must work with city to ensure project serves and integrates with surrounding neighborhood.


Specifications

Zoning Ordinance reference ยง 17-8-0100
Open the Chicago Zoning Ordinance (PDF)
Floor area ratio Must use whatever FAR the property had before the City approved the planned development.
Maximum building height Must try to use whatever max building height the property had before the City approved the planned development.
Lot area per unit (density) Must try to use whatever lot area per unit standards the property had before the City approved the planned development.
Minimum lot area
On-site open space Must try to use whatever on-site open space standards the property had before the City approved the planned development.

Setbacks

Front yard Must try to use whatever setbacks the property had before the City approved the planned development.
Side Must try to use whatever setbacks the property had before the City approved the planned development.
Back yard Must try to use whatever setbacks the property had before the City approved the planned development.