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 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 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|
|Feb 05,2015||City of Chicago Launching ‘A Comprehensive Guide To Starting A Restaurant’ Workshop Series On Friday|
|Feb 05,2015||City of Chicago's Small Business Center Presenting Final ‘How To Obtain A Sidewalk Cafe Permit’ Workshop On Feb. 6|
|Jan 28,2015||City of Chicago Small Business Center Hosts ‘Chicago Restaurant Week Kick Off Expo’|
|Dec 30,2014||City of Chicago Partners With Intuit Quickbooks to Offer Free Quickbooks Online Subscriptions at its Workshops|
|Dec 04,2014||City of Chicago Provided 2500 Entrepreneurs Free Business Workshops|