Visit the Small Business Center website, for information on licenses, permits, and additional resources.
There are close to 100,000 different businesses licensed in the City of Chicago as diverse as retail or grocery stores, bars, restaurants, public vehicles, taxicabs, manufacturing and industrial plants. The City provides the business community business guides and information about the laws you need to comply with through online tools, free workshops and one-on-one counseling.
Understanding the rules of the road is key to operating a business responsibly. Thousands of businesses and public vehicles are inspected to ensure compliance with City laws and regulations.
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|Jul 18, 2014||Notice of E911 Surcharge Increase|
|Jul 3, 2014||Longer Life & Reduced Inspections for Chicago Taxicab Vehicles!|
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|May 28, 2014||Filling Station Ordinance Effective June 1, 2014|
|Aug 27,2014||Social Media Boot Camp Coming To City Hall in September|
|Aug 01,2014||City of Chicago Hosting New Workshops about Happy Hour Law and Pedicab Licensing|
|May 07,2014||City Cracks Down on Fraudulent Immigration Service Providers|
|Apr 24,2014||City of Chicago and Partner Agencies Making a Difference for Small Businesses|
|Apr 24,2014||City of Chicago Hosting Two Workshops During National Small Business Week|