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.
|Jul 1, 2015||New Minimum Wage Ordinance Begins July 1, 2015|
|Jan 15, 2015||Looking for a Small Business Loan – The City of Chicago Can Help|
|Jan 14, 2015||New Third Party/Expediter Database Helps Businesses Research and Report Violations by Expediters, Attorneys, and Other Third Party Processors|
|Dec 11, 2014||Taxi Driver Fairness Ordinance|
|Oct 24, 2014||Know Your Local Business Development Centers|
|Jun 30,2015||Personal Property Lease Transaction Tax Ruling 12 Effective 7-1-2015|
|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 08,2015||Second Stop For City of Chicago's ‘Small Business Center on the Road’ is the Arturo Velasquez Institute on May 9|