Important Notice:

Village Hall remains closed on Saturdays until further notice. 


Many Hoffman Estates restaurants are open! Please click here for a list of restaurants open during COVID-19


In accordance with the state's Restore Illinois Plan, temporary outdoor dining requires Village approval. Please click here for more information.


Temporary Outdoor Dining - Restore Illinois

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To help restaurants re-open operations while still adhering to the requirements of the Restore Illinois recovery plan, the Village of Hoffman Estates has established temporary regulations for outdoor dining areas on private property.

These temporary regulations will remain in place until restaurants can operate at full capacity per the Restore Illinois recovery plan, or until otherwise determined by the Village Board.

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In order to provide outdoor dining, establishments must:

Restaurants or business owners should submit the Temporary Outdoor Seating Site Plan Authorization Form and all required  submittal items as noted on the form via email to

Open tents of 400 square feet or less are permitted. Tents greater than 400 square feet require a separate building permit and must follow the regulations as outlined in the Temporary Tent Handout. The building permit form and required information can be sent to