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.
|Jan 19, 2017||Taste of Chicago Food Vendor Applications Are Now Available!|
|Sep 12, 2016||Information About the Shared Housing Ordinance|
|Dec 21, 2016||The Mayor’s ADA 25 Literacy Task Force Report|
|Dec 19,2016||New Checkout Bag Tax Effective 2/1/17|
|Dec 12,2016||Amusement Tax Voluntary Disclosure for Satellite TV Subscribers|
|Oct 05,2016||City Council Approves Ordinances Proposed by Mayor Emanuel, Chairman Austin to Improve Procurement Processes|
|Sep 14,2016||City Council Passes Mayor Emanuel’s Ex-Offender Utilization Procurement Bid Incentive|
|Aug 22,2016||Indoor Service Animal Pet Relief Area at Midway International Airport|