Architectural Control Commission


The Architectural Control Commission (ACC) is composed of seven members each being a licensed professional engineer, a builder, or a superintendent of construction with at least ten years of experience. One member must be a licensed structural or civil engineer with architectural engineering experience.

Their duties include the review of all improvements for the Central Business District of Northbrook, the review of all plans for construction for new residential dwelling units, single family townhomes, and multiple family for monotony and/or as a recommending body for the Plan Commission or the Board of Trustees. The ACC also hears and decides on appeals from any reviews, orders, requirements, decisions or determinations made by the Building Official or the Village Engineer. The Architectural Control Commission also reviews proposed changes to Northbrook’s Building Codes, the permit fee structure and acts upon requests for building permit extensions.

Regular Meetings

  • 5:30pm
  • 2nd Thursday of each month
  • Village Hall
    1225 Cedar Lane
    Northbrook, Illinois 60062

Meeting schedule and location subject to change.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. View agendas and minutes

All agendas are posted at Village Hall in accordance with the Open Meetings Act.


  • Cliff Town, Chair
    Term expires: April 2024 
  • John Albrecht
    Term expires: April 2024
  • Wei Lei 
    Term expires: April 2023
  • David Menn
    Term expires: April 2024

  • Christopher Urbanczyk
    Term expires: April 2023
  • Vacancy
    Term expires: April 2023
  • Vacancy
    Term expires: April 2024
  • Swati Pandey, Staff Liaison
    Phone: 847-664-4052
    Email Swati Pandey

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