• City planning documents

  • Zoning Ordinance 2019

    Sign Ordinance 2017

    Vacant Property Ordinance 2020

    Comprehensive Plan

    Existing Conditions Report

    The Plan serves as a guide for elected officials, municipal staff, community residents, business owners, and potential investors, allowing them to make informed administrative and implementation choices in community development decisions affecting land use, transportation, infrastructure, and capital improvements throughout the City.

    School Travel Plans

    School District 98

    School District 100

    The school travel plan acts as a road map designed to analyze the social and physical barriers to walking and bicycling to school in Berwyn and provide recommendations to make walking and bicycling to school the safe, healthy, and convenient choice.

    Berwyn Active Transportation Plan

    The plan is composed of improvements to the physical infrastructure, policies, and programs that make it safer and more convenient for people to walk, bike, and use transit in Berwyn.

    Berwyn Bike Pamphlet

    The Pamphlet is an educational tri-fold, available for Berwyn cyclists, which features a system map and cycling tips.

    Berwyn Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Study

    The TOD Study will be the reference for community leaders to achieve the vision of its residents, property owners, business owners, and friends of the Metra/BNSF Railway Corridor over the next 20 years.

    The Cermak Corridor Study

    The Corridor Study serves as a guide for the community and its leaders in long term decision making along Cermak Road.

    Homes for a Changing Region

    Berwyn’s portion of the housing policy report created for the West Cook County Housing Collaborative, which consists of Bellwood, Berwyn, Forest Park, Maywood and Oak Park.

    Roosevelt Road Corridor Study

    A joint study between Oak Park and Berwyn that establishes cooperative municipal goals, recommends objectives, outlines specific actions, and identifies some of the funding sources available to improve the Roosevelt Road corridor.

    Roosevelt Road Form Based Code

    The Form Based Code is a zoning overlay adopted across three municipalities, Berwyn, Cicero and Oak Park, along Roosevelt Road to promote walkability while recognizing that is a heavily traveled thoroughfare.