110 E. Walnut Street, Oglesby, IL 61348 • 815-883-3389
110 E. Walnut Street, Oglesby, IL 61348 • 815-883-3389

Plan Commission and Zoning Board

Zoning Administrator

The Zoning Administrator has the initial responsibility and authority for the interpretation and enforcement of the Land Development Code and all other applicable ordinances, regulations and codes.

Zoning Board

The Zoning Board of Appeals is charged with hearing requests for variances to the Land Development Code. Variances from the use regulations of the Land Development Code are prohibited. Variances from the dimensional standards (setbacks, parking requirements; or landscape requirements) will be considered.

Oglesby Land Development Code, adopted 10.1/18.

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Zoning Administrator contact Information:

Variance Request Form
List of Property Owners

Plan Commission

The Plan Commission will hear and make recommendations for text amendments, zoning map amendments, multi-family design review, special uses, preliminary plats and planned developments in accordance with the Land Development Code.

The Oglesby City Council gives final approval for all matters coming before the Zoning Board of Appeals and the Plan Commission.

Request for Special Use Permit
Request to Rezone
List of Property Owners

The Plan Commission is also responsible for developing and revising the City’s Comprehensive Plan. Oglesby’s Comprehensive Plan was last adopted by the City Council in December of 2009. Read the entire Comprehensive Plan.

Zoning Map

Preview attachment OGLESBY-ZONE-MAP.pdf

download pdf of zoning map


Enterprise Zone

The Upper Illinois River Valley Development Authority (UIRVDA) administers the UIRVDA Enterprise Zone (UVEZ). The Enterprise Zone Program is designed to provide state tax credits and exemptions as incentives to encourage businesses to make a new investment on property within the Zone. This stimulates business activity.

Request to Amend Enterprise Zone Form


  • Sales Tax Exemption on Building Materials
  • EZ Investment Tax Credit
  • EZ Natural Gas Use Tax Exemption
  • Consumables Tax Exemption

For more information please contact Andrew Hamilton, Zone Administrator, Upper Illinois River Valley Development Authority Enterprise Zone (UVEZ), 633 South LaSalle Street, Suite 401, Ottawa, Illinois 61350, Tel: 866-325-7575, Email: andrewjhamilton@uirvda.com

Enterprise Zone Program details.

Oglesby Zoning Map: download PDF

Zoning Walnut Street Details: download PDF

Zoning Columbia Street Details: download PDF

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