Annual Business Licenses are required for the following:

  1. General Business License
  2. Annual Fees*: 
        
    • 0-9,999 sq ft:                              $150
    • 10,000-19,999 sq ft:                   $300
    • 20,000+ sq ft:                             $600
    • Non-Profit:                                  $0
    • Temporary General Business
      Licenses (30 days or less):        $50

    *Note: If a business' initial operations occur after July 1st, the fee is reduced by 50%.

    Municipal Code Reference: Chapter 22

    To Apply for a General Business License or Temporary Business License:
        
    Download the General Business License Application (PDF)
        Download the Temporary Business License Application (PDF)

    To Renew: Go Online to https://www.epayillinois.com/Home/ShowSiteLandingPage/7747

    For More Info Contact: Finance Department, 847.599.7500
  3. Inventory Liquidation Sale
  4. Annual Fees: No Charge

    Municipal Code/Ordinance Reference: Illinois General Assembly Fradulent Sales Act

    To Apply: Download the Inventory Liquidation License Application (PDF)

    For More Info Contact: Administration Department, 847.599.7500
  5. Liquor Sales
  6. Annual Fees: Varies on class of license issued

    Municipal Code Reference: Chapter 6, Article II

    To Apply: Download the Liquor License Application (PDF)

    For More Info Contact: Tom Agos, 847.599.7080
  7. Commercial Solicitation
  8. Fee: $10.00 

    Municipal Code Reference:
     Chapter 50 (Peddlers and Solicitors)

    To Apply: Application not available online; please call 847.599.7050

    For More Info Contact: Police Administration, 847.599.7050
  9. Charitable Solicitation
  10. Fee: No charge 

    Municipal Code Reference:
     Chapter 50 (Peddlers and Solicitors)

    To Apply: Application not available online; please call 847.599.7050.

    For More Info Contact: Police Administration, 847.599.7050
  11. Hawker or Peddler
  12. Fee: $100.00/cart per year; $25/cart per month; $10/cart/per day 

    Municipal Code Reference:
     Chapter 50 (Peddlers and Solicitors)

    To Apply: Not available online, please call

    For More Info Contact: Police Administration, 847.599.7050
  13. Automatic Amusement Machine/Juke Box
  14. Fee: Varies on use and amount

    Municipal Code Reference:
    Chapter 10, Article III

    To Apply: 
    Amusement Machine License Application (PDF)

    For More Info Contact: Finance Department, 847.599.7500
  15. Bath or Massage Establishment
  16. Fee: $1,000 / establishment; $200 / auxiliary establishment 

    Municipal Code Reference:
    Chapter 22, Article IV

    To Apply:
     Bathing and Massage License Application

    For More Info Contact: Finance Department, 847.599.7500
  17. Body Modification/Tattoo
  18. Fee: $1,000.00 / establishment

    Municipal Code Reference:
     Chapter 22, Article V

    To Apply: Body Modification Tattoo License Application
    For More Info Contact: Finance Department, 847.599.7500
  19. Commercial Refuse Hauler (Scavenger)
  20. Fee: $1,500.00 per year

    Municipal Code Reference: 
    Chapter 62, Solid Waste Collection and Regulations

    To Apply: Not available online, please call

    For More Info Contact: Finance Department, 847.599.7500
  21. Food Delivery Vehicles
  22. Fee: $10 per vehicle

    Municipal Code Reference:
     Chapter 22, Article III

    To Apply: Not available online, please call

    For More Info Contact: Police Records, 847.599.7070
  23. Junk Yard
  24. Fee: $100 per year

    Municipal Code Reference:
     Chapter 58

    To Apply: Not available online, please call

    For More Info Contact: Finance Department, 847.599.7500
  25. Taxi Drivers License / Taxi Company
  26. Fee: Varies on type of license issued

    Municipal Code Reference:
     Chapter 90

    To Apply:
    Not available online, please call 

    For More Info Contact: Police Records, 847.599.7070