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.
|Oct 29, 2014||How can our Small Business Expos across the city better support small business owners and entrepreneurs?|
|Oct 24, 2014||Know Your Local Business Development Centers|
|Jul 18, 2014||Notice of E911 Surcharge Increase|
|Jul 3, 2014||Longer Life & Reduced Inspections for Chicago Taxicab Vehicles!|
|Jun 10, 2014||See Something? Report it to 311!|
|Oct 30,2014||City of Chicago Launches Capital Access Center Pilot Program to Help Small Businesses Access Loans Up to $250,000|
|Oct 09,2014||City of Chicago Investigators Crackdown on 165 Businesses In 60 Days For Tobacco Violations|
|Oct 08,2014||Free 'Solution Station Small Business Expo’ at City Hall to Help Budding Entrepreneurs Launch Their Businesses|
|Oct 02,2014||City of Chicago Kicking Off 1st “Chicago Small Business Week” With Financial Symposium|
|Oct 02,2014||Free Small Business Center Workshops Scheduled Throughout October to Support Startups and Established Businesses|