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Business Licenses

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Business/General Premise License Categories:

Applicants for Business or General Premise licenses are responsible for downloading and reviewing the Commercial Waste & Recycling Information and the False Alarm Ordinance

Click here to download the License Application* and Occupancy Update Form for Business or General Premise categories as outlined below (please call our office for fees):

  • Business: restaurants, hotels, retail sales/service, storefront businessesBusiness Licenses
  • General Premise: office space including shared suites; fees are based on square footage

Business/General Premise License payments for existing businesses may be made online using the Village's eGov website.

Additional License Categories:

Contractors: for information on contractor licenses, please contact Code Enforcement at 847-781-2631.

Home Based Businesses: please click here to review our Municipal Code 8-11-4 to determine if your home business is allowed.  If applicable, click here to download the application for Home Based Businesses.  The fee is $25.00 per year.

Raffle: for all raffles conducted in the Village (nonprofit organizations only). Click here to download the raffle application and Municipal Code regarding raffles (aka "lotteries").  Raffle license fee is $1.

Residential Rental License: for information regarding Residential Rental License requirements, please call 847-781-2650 or click here.

Solicitors: please click here for solicitor information and regulations.*

Special Events: click here for Special Events information.

*Not all license applications can be obtained from this page.  Please call the Village Clerk's office at 847-781-2625 to determine your fees and the correct application for your licensing needs.  You may also email us at, thank you.

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