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Zoning & Land Development Team
Zoning & Land Development Team
Team Contact
Shawn Christ,
Land Development Manager                            
Ph: 309-524-2050           
Jeff Anderson, City Planner
Ph: 309-524-2038
619 16th St
Moline, IL 61265

Ph: 309.524.2030
Fx: 309.524.2031

Monday - Friday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
The Zoning & Land Development Division responsibilities include:
  • Reviewing plans and monitoring development activity throughout the community
  • Administering and enforcing development-related codes - zoning and land development/subdivision, signs, and flood hazard prevention/protection codes
  • Coordinating the annexation of new territory
  • Providing professional and technical support to the Moline Plan Commission and Zoning Hearing Officer
  • Assisting with economic development and long-term comprehensive planning of Moline


Fee Schedule for Development Review 


Annexation Petition
Annexation Petition with Conditional Zoning
Floodplain Development Authorization Form (administrative)
Flood Hazard Prevention Variance
Home Occupation, Major
Interested Parties/Owner-Applicant Disclosure Form
Interested Parties Appearance Form
Landscaping Installation Agreement (administrative)
Planned Unit Development (PUD) - Preliminary Plan
Planned Unit Development (PUD) - Final Plan
Rezoning and Land Development Code Amendment
Modification or Waiver on Installation of a Public Sidewalk
Signs, Attached and Freestanding (administrative)
Signs, Dynamic Display / digital message centers (administrative)
Sign Variance
Special Use Permit
Subdivision, Major
Subdivision, Minor
Unity of Title Form (administrative)
Zoning Variance (Plan Commission)
Zoning Variance (Zoning Hearing Officer)    

Submittal Deadline
Administrative applications are reviewed and approved by staff, often upon submittal, or within 1 or 2 days for complex applications or resubmittals. Non-administrative applications require formal approvals at public meetings, and are due four (4) weeks prior to the associated hearing date.

Downloadable Documents
Accessory Structures - Allowable heights and setbacks for sheds, garages, decks, patios, pools, courts, and similar structures.
Fences - Height and placement options for property line fences.
• Home Occupations - Descriptions and regulations for home-based businesses.
Site Plan - Details and examples for preparing a site plan for new construction or development; includes a blank drawing template.
Rummage Sales - Regulations and allowances for temporary sales of personal property in residential districts.
RV Storage - Regulations for storing a motor home, camper, trailer, boat, or similar equipment in residential districts.

To request additional handouts, including code excerpts, contact Land Development Manager Shawn Christ at 309.524.2050.