Text Amendments - B3E Business District

Welcome to the project page for text amendments to Title 11 of the Geneva City Code (Zoning Ordinance), related to permitted uses and signs in the B3E Business District. The proposed Zoning Ordinance Text Amendments are as follows: 1) Chapter 6 Article E Section 11-6E-2 (Permitted Uses) to add "drugs and cosmetics store" to the list of permitted uses in the B3E Business District and Section 11-12-4 (Permitted Signs in Zoning Districts) to allow electronic message board signs in the B3E Business District.     

Public Hearing

The Geneva Planning & Zoning Commission will host a public hearing on the request at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 13, at Geneva City Hall, 109 James St. All interested parties are invited to present testimony for or against the application and cross-examine witnesses presenting testimony for or against the application. City of Geneva meetings are now a combination of live and virtual.

In addition, meetings are livestreamed for the public to provide the ability to contemporaneously hear all discussion, testimony and roll call votes of the open meeting in real time. Please visit the City website for details on how to watch the meeting live. While the public may be limited or restricted from attending meetings in person, individuals wishing to provide public comment may do so in advance (recommended) or during the meeting by sending an email to: publiccomment@geneva.il.us. Emails must be received prior to noon on Thursday, May 13. In addition, individuals may be recognized during the meeting (audio only) by accessing the meeting online:


For more information about meeting procedures, providing public comment, or how to watch the meeting live, please see the “Notice Regarding Meeting and Public Comment Rule Modification Due to COVID-19” on the City’s website. 

If you have questions, feel free to contact our Community Development Department staff.

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