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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 education and access to resources, enforces the Municipal Code, and protects consumers from fraud.

 

SBC, Small Business Center, City of Chicago,

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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 smallbusinesscenter@cityofchicago.org.

Alerts (Business Affairs and Consumer Protection)

Severe Alert Nov 21, 2014 Graco Recalls 11 Models of Strollers Due to Fingertip Amputation Hazard
Severe Alert Nov 3, 2014 2014 Taxicab Driver Excellence Award Nominations Being Accepted
Severe Alert Oct 29, 2014 How can our Small Business Expos across the city better support small business owners and entrepreneurs?
Severe Alert Oct 24, 2014 Know Your Local Business Development Centers
Severe Alert Sep 29, 2014 City of Chicago Releases Public Chauffeur Training Reform Task Force Recommendations

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Most Recent News (Business Affairs and Consumer Protection)

Nov 21, 2014 Chicago Treasurer Neely, Chief Small Business Officer Nava, and Local First Chicago Invite Residents to “Unwrap Chicago”
Nov 5, 2014 City of Chicago Accepting Nominations For ‘2014 Taxicab Driver Excellence Award’
Oct 30, 2014 City of Chicago Launches Capital Access Center Pilot Program to Help Small Businesses Access Loans Up to $250,000
Oct 27, 2014 City of Chicago Wants Input From The Public to Implement a Taxicab Centralized Electronic Dispatch System
Oct 24, 2014 Mayor Emanuel Announces Addition of Permit Intake Center to Chicago's Small Business Center
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What We Do

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Apply for Your Business License Online

BACP & SBC Summary Flyer

Business License Look-Up

File A Consumer Complaint Online

Liquor Moratorium / Vote Dry Area Look-Up

Monthly Business Education Workshop Schedules

Public Vehicle Party on the Plaza

Renew Your Business License Online

Schedule An Appointment With A Business Consultant

Department Main Office

Business Affairs and Consumer Protection

  • Phone: 312.744.6060
    Toll Free:
    TTY: 312.744.1944
    Fax: 312.744.0246
  • 121 N. LaSalle Street
    8th Floor
    Chicago, IL 60602   
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2350 W. Ogden Avenue

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