The Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) offers workshops every Wednesday and Friday. Workshops vary each month and are conducted by City Officials, experts and partner business organizations. All workshops are free, and open to the public. Workshops are held at BACP's offices located at 121 N. LaSalle St., City Hall Room 805, Chicago, IL 60602.
BACP is also offering a program designed to give business owners the essential elements in starting and growing a business.
For more information or to register for a workshop call 312-744-2086.
Licensing, Permits and Inspections 101 is a special workshop offered on the first Wednesday of every month at City Hall. The workshop is A MUST ATTEND for anybody interested in opening a business, especially one that requires a pre-license inspection for one or more city departments. This workshop will give you the full spectrum of licensing, permits and inspection requirements for many types of businesses in the City of Chicago such as restaurants, manufacturing, day care centers, motor vehicle repair shops and many others. Talk to city inspectors, ask questions and get answers!