The Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) ensures a fair and vibrant market place for both businesses and consumers. BACP licenses businesses and public vehicles, provides business and consumer education as well as access to resources, enforces the Municipal Code, and protects consumers from fraud.
Preview the Small Business Center website, a one-stop destination for small business owners and entrepreneurs, for information on licenses, permits, and additional resources available to small businesses in Chicago. Please send your feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Jul 1, 2015||New Minimum Wage Ordinance Begins July 1, 2015|
|May 4, 2015||Requests For Proposals (RFP) for Taxicab Dispatch Application “E-Hail” Program and Centralized Wav Taxicab Dispatch Service|
|Mar 6, 2015||Food Truck Fests Coming to the Loop|
|Mar 5, 2015||Know Before You Begin a Home Repair Project|
|Jan 28, 2015||Plastic Bag Ban Will Take Effect on August 1, 2015|
|Jun 26, 2015||City of Chicago Offering a Responsible Way to Dispose of Documents and Electronics at Shredder Day|
|Jun 26, 2015||City of Chicago Hosting Free Minimum Wage & Plastic Bag Ban Workshop|
|May 29, 2015||City of Chicago Inspectors Available to Answer Questions at June Workshop|
|May 22, 2015||Taxicab Driver Fairness Task Force Makes Recommendations to Improve the Taxicab Driver Industry in Chicago|
|May 8, 2015||Second Stop For City of Chicago's ‘Small Business Center on the Road’ is the Arturo Velasquez Institute on May 9|
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