Proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendments: Beauty Salons & Micropigmentation

December, 23, 2019

Public Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by the Zoning Board of Appeals of the Village of River Forest, Cook County, Illinois, on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. in the First Floor Community Room of the River Forest Village Hall, 400 Park Avenue, River Forest, Illinois, to consider amendment(s) to the Village’s Zoning Ordinance which include, but may not be limited to, the following:

  1. A Text Amendment to Section 10-3 (Definitions) of the Zoning Ordinance to define beauty shops, “permanent cosmetics, microblading, micropigmentation, and similar care services”; and
  2. A Text Amendment to Section 10-21 (Land Use Chart) of the Zoning Ordinance to designate permanent cosmetics, mircoblading, micropigmentation, and similar personal care services as a permitted use to beauty shops in the land use chart, in the same districts where beauty shops are permitted uses (C1, C2, C3 and ORIC Zoning Districts).

The petitioner for the Text Amendments is the Village President and Board of Trustees. 

This public hearing is being held pursuant to direction given by the Village Board of Trustees for the Zoning Board of Appeals to consider these amendments.  For additional information click here.

All interested persons will be given the opportunity to be heard at the public hearing. For public comments to be considered by the Zoning Board of Appeals and Village Board of Trustees in their decision, they must be included as part of the public hearing record. 

For further information or for a copy of the proposed text amendments, please contact Assistant Village Administrator Lisa Scheiner at (708) 714-3554 or at or click here.


Lisa Scheiner

Secretary, Zoning Board of Appeals