Northfield Road Corridor Plan Adopted

The Northfield Road Corridor Plan was formally adopted at the Village Board meeting on Tuesday, March 15. The Plan provides a long-term vision for the M-1 zoning district along Northfield Road and its connection to the Village Center and is the result of an extensive community outreach process and the evaluation of land use, zoning, transportation, urban design, local real estate markets and development economics.

The final plan can be viewed here: Northfield Road Corridor Plan


Plan Commission Recommends Adoption of ‘Northfield Road Corridor Plan’

On Wednesday March 2nd, the ‘Northfield Road Corridor Plan‘ was recommended for adoption by the Village’s Plan Commission. The Public Hearing, which took place at 7pm at Village Hall (361 Happ Road), included a presentation by project consultants Teska Associates, Inc., based out of Evanston, Illinois. Michael Blue, FAICP, project manager with Teska, provided an overview of the study and plan components, including the robust outreach process and key recommendations.

“The plan puts us in a good position to make the recommended zoning changes and continue working with property owners to implement proposed corridor enhancements.”

– Steve Gutierrez, Community Development Director.

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March 2, 2016
On Wednesday March 2 there will be a public hearing for the approval and subsequent adoption of the Northfield Road Corridor Study into the Northfield Comprehensive Plan. The meeting will take place at 7pm at the Village Hall, 361 Happ Road, Northfield.



Interview Brochure - Northfield_Page_2The Northfield Road Corridor Study
The M1 District/Northfield Road Study was initiated by the Village to consider what types of development and improvements are most appropriate along that corridor. An Advisory Committee appointed by the Village President has been working with a consultant team and Village staff to evaluate the corridor and identify recommendations for future enhancement. The work has focused on five areas: land use and zoning, circulation (for cars), connectivity (for pedestrians and bicycles), parking, and urban design. Continue reading