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John and Kandi Tomisek want to build a new garage in the rear of their property located at 33658 Rebecca Road, Kingston, in unincorporated Kingston Township. The DeKalb County Zoning Ordinance restricts the height of such an accessory buildings to not exceed the height of the house. However, the proposed 40' x 36' building would be approximately 19' tall, while the house is only 14' tall. In order to allow the new garage, a Variation must be granted from the height restriction. Before a Variation can be granted, a public hearing must be held by the DeKalb County Hearing Officer.

 

John and Kandi Tomisek have requested such a Variation for the property located at 33658 Rebecca Road, Kingston, IL 60145. A public hearing will be held by the DeKalb County Hearing Officer on Thursday, October 26, 2017, at 2:30 p.m. in the DeKalb County Administration Building, East Conference Room, south entrance, 110 E. Sycamore St., Sycamore, IL 60178. All interested persons are encouraged to attend and be heard, as this will be the only opportunity for public input on the application. The application for Variation, Petition KI-17-15, is available for inspection at the DeKalb County Community Development Department, 110 E. Sycamore Street, Sycamore, IL (815) 895-7188.

 

The subject property is zoned RC-1, Residential Conservation District, and is legally described as follows:

 

LOT 29 IN THE THIRD ADDITION TO ROCK-BELL SUBDIVISION, BEING A SUBDIVISION OF PART OF SECTIONS 10 AND 15, ALL IN TOWNSHIP 42 NORTH, RANGE 4 EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED ON DECEMBER 8, 1987 IN BOOK "T" OF PLATS, PAGE 52, AS DOCUMENT NO. 87010532 AND CERTIFICATE OF CORRECTION RECORDED JANUARY 26, 1988 AS DOCUMENT NO. 88000498, IN DEKALB COUNTY, ILLINOIS.

 

P.I.N. 02-15-127-017

 

The requested Variation is from Section 5.06.B of the DeKalb County Zoning Ordinance in order to allow a 19' tall accessory structure that would exceed the 14' height of the primary building.


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Community Development Dept.

Published: The Daily Chronicle, October 7-8, 2017