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Record #: O2021-4146   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 9/14/2021 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards
Final action: 10/14/2021
Title: Zoning Reclassification Map No. 3-H at 1733-1735 W Potomac Ave - App No. 20844T1
Sponsors: Misc. Transmittal
Attachments: 1. O2021-4146 (V1).pdf, 2. O2021-4146.pdf


SECTION 1. Title 17 of the Municipal Code of Chicago, the Chicago Zoning Ordinance, is hereby amended by changing all of the RS3, Residential Single-Unit (Detached House) District symbols and indications as shown on Map No. 3-H in the area bounded by:

West Potomac Avenue; a line 45.36 feet West of and parallel to North Hermitage Avenue; the alley next South of and parallel to West Potomac Avenue; and a line 91.36 feet West of and parallel to North Hermitage Avenue.

To those of a RT-4, Residential Multi-Unit District.

SECTION 2. This ordinance shall be in force and effect from and after its passage and due publication.

COMMON ADDRESS OF THE PROPERTY: 1733-35 West Potomac, Chicago, Illinois 60622-3235

O ABenton, Jen & Bill\Zoning Map AmendmenACity of Chicago Ordinance (amended per City comments) 9-8-21 doc

Final -for Publication

City of Chicago Narrative and Plans for Type-1 Zoning Map Amendment at 1733-35 West Potomac Avenue, Chicago, Illinois from RS3 to RT4

Zoning Analysis:
The owner applicants are seeking to rezone the property commonly known as 1733-35 West Potomac Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60622-3235 to an RT4 on an existing zoning lot measuring 46' x 100' with an existing 2 story single family residence. The owners are proposing a new rear attached addition which will increase the floor area and this change will allow a building height increase to accommodate new solar panels to be installed. The subject property contains an existing 2 car garage which will remain. The setbacks may require a variation at the Zoning Board of Appeals Office. The owner applicants' request for a zoning change will not change the current use of the subject property; it will allow owner applicants to make certain environmental improvements (i.e. the installation of solar panels) to the subject property that require additional height not allowed in the current RS-3 zoning classific...

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