Comprehensive Plans - Lisle, IL
RCCA has been involved in the Village of Lisle's future land use planning since its Comprehensive Land Use Plan in 1977. The 2004 Update included a review of the existing land use conditions and revisions to the Village's goals and objectives for future development. Two of the most important items addressed with this Update were the development of future land use alternatives for the large vacant parcel that was the subject of Klaeren court case and addressing the land use concerns of the Village's downtown TIF district. For more information visit the Village of Lisle web site at http://www.villageoflisle.org/docs/clup_map_only.pdf
Commercial Design Concepts and Guidelines - Vernon Hills
RCCA was the Planning and Design Consultant to the Village of Vernon Hills in the development of the Commercial Design Concepts and Guidelines for +/- 70 acre site located along Milwaukee Avenue/Gregg’s Parkway abutting an existing residential neighborhood. RCCA facilitated public workshop meetings with the Plan Commission and the Village Board to gather public involvement and feedback on preferred alternatives. The success of the project has lead to the Village incorporating design guidelines into their Comprehensive Plan. For more information visit the Village of Vernon Hills web site at http://www.vernonhills.org/ELibrary/ComprehensiveLandUse.asp
Corridor Planning Studies – Old Mill Creek
RCCA working as the Planning Consultant for the Village of Old Mill Creek in cooperation with Lake County and the Village of Wadsworth help to establish planning guidelines for future development of +/- 800 acres known as the Route 173 / I-94 Interchange Area. The Summary Report prepared by planners for Lake County notes that "the proposed development standards rely heavily on design guidelines developed by the Route 12 Corridor Planning Council with assistance of the Lake County Department of Planning, Building and Development. The proposed development standards also drew upon the Design Concepts prepared for the Village of Vernon Hills by Rolf C. Campbell & Associates" More information about this project available through the Lake County’s Planning Department web site at http://www.lakecountyil.gov/
Planning/PlanningandSupportServices/Rt173CorridorPlanningCouncil.htm
Demographic & Enrollment Forecast Studies
Wauconda Community Unit School District 118

RCCA performed an enrollment and development forecast study for Wauconda School District 118 to assist with its facility planning committee’s review of future building needs. The study showed that new enrollment growth would eventually exceed existing building capacity, and as such, the committee used the study’s enrollment projections as guidelines in developing various scenarios for determining the utilization and expansion of building facilities. Ultimately, the District succeeded in passing a $60 million building referendum that was used not only to improve existing school buildings but also to construct a new middle school.
Landscape Architecture - Grande Reserve of Yorkville, IL
RCCA prepared an overall comprehensive landscape planting and signage design package for a 1,000 acre plus residential community with over 17 neighborhoods, a clubhouse, and an aquatic center. The project scope included Conceptual, Preliminary, Final, and Construction Plan preparation. RCCA also provided follow-up Landscape Installation Inspection Service for the project.
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