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Visit the Small Business Center for information on licenses, permits, and additional resources.

Visit the Small Business Center website, for information on licenses, permits, and additional resources.

Businesses & Professionals

New Businesses

New Businesses in Chicago

The City provides support by connecting you with financial and start-up resources both online and in person by offering business guides and other information about the laws you need to comply with. Online web tools to walk you through starting a business in Chicago and connect you with the appropriate agencies along the way.

The City is here to walk you through the process of starting a business by helping you determine what licenses or permits you need, connecting you with business resources and help you navigate through City departments.

Alerts (New Businesses)

Severe Alert Jun 9, 2017 New and Updated Minimum Wage Notice for Employers

Most Recent News (New Businesses)

Jul 17,2017 City Launches New Pharmaceutical Representative License
Jun 28,2017 City Council Confirms Reappointment of Inspector General Joseph Ferguson, Chief Procurement Officer Jamie Rhee
Jun 28,2017 City Council Approves Measure to Alleviate Financial Burden on Construction Subcontractors
Jun 28,2017 City Council Approves Measure to Further Support Small Businesses Owned and Operated by Persons With Disabilities
Jun 23,2017 City Small Business Center Is ‘ON THE ROAD’ To The South Shore Cultural Center

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