The village's board of trustees voted unanimously on Tuesday to approve a series of special use permits and a final development plan that will make the a reality.
A spokesman for Woolpert, the company applying for the new development, said the popular fast-food chain will likely begin construction on its new location in the spring of next year with an eye on opening the restaurant in August.
The restaurant will build at 245 N. Weber Rd., right in front of the located at the intersection of Weber Road and Boughton Road.
Chick-fil-A is expected to hand over its building plans to the village later this week.
Bolingbrook Mayor Roger Claar said Chick-fil-A, which has a cult following across the country, will be a great addition to the village's business landscape.
Having never tried the chicken-oriented restaurant before because there are no locations in Bolingbrook, Claar said he hopes construction crews make quick progress so he could taste what all the hype is about.
Now, the closest Chick-fil-A locations are Aurora, and .
The restaurant is famous for giving its first 100 qualified customers of a newly-opened restaurants free Chick-fil-A for a year.
From the Chick-fil-A website:
It's always exciting when a new Chick-fil-A Restaurant opens. But it's especially rewarding for 100 people who will be chosen to participate in the Grand Opening.
That's because each of the "First 100" qualified participants at the Grand Opening of a Chick-fil-A Restaurant who comply with the Official Rules will receive a Grand Prize of one Chick-fil-A Meal - Chicken Sandwich, Chick-fil-A Waffle Potato Fries® and drink – per week for a year (equating to 52 meals).