Licenses and Permits

Business License and Occupancy

In the City of Elgin, all persons who conduct, engage in, maintain, operate, carry on or manage a business, either through such person or through an agent, employee or partner, shall obtain by February 1 of each year a business license for said business.

A separate license shall be required for each separate place of business. The requirement of a business license shall be in addition to any other licenses and fees required by law.

Other Licenses

If your business engages in an activity that requires a specific business license from the city, such as: (the annual fee for that particular license remains in effect)

Questions

For any questions regarding the business occupancy and license applications or the process outlined above, please contact 311 at 847-931-6001 or email us.