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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.

Alerts (Existing Businesses)

Severe Alert Sep 12, 2016 Information About the Shared Housing Ordinance
High Alert Mar 3, 2017 Taste of Chicago Concert Seating Ticket Sales Request for Proposals (RFP)
Low Alert Dec 21, 2016 The Mayor’s ADA 25 Literacy Task Force Report

Most Recent News (Existing Businesses)

Mar 27,2017 Checkout Bag Tax - UPDATED
Mar 22,2017 Chicago’s Lake FX CreativeCon Presented by Google is April 21 & 22 at the Chicago Cultural Center
Mar 16,2017 Effective 7/1/2017 - GTT will be collected daily from non-Chicago public vehicles at airports
Dec 12,2016 Amusement Tax Voluntary Disclosure for Satellite TV Subscribers
Oct 28,2016 Mayor Emanuel, Department of Procurement Services Report More Than $400 Million In 2016 Contract Payments To Minority, Women Owned Firms

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