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To support businesses and public vehicles during the ongoing pandemic, Business Licenses and Public Passenger Chauffeur and Vehicle Licenses with an expiration date between March 15, 2020 and September 30, 2020 will be considered active until October 30, 2020. Licensees will have until October 30, 2020 to renew without paying a late fee.
The following BACP offices remain closed to the public:
The following BACP public vehicle licensing and inspection facilities have reopened to the public with capacity limits and social distancing protocols in place:
Members of the public that visit BACP’s Public Vehicle Licensing Facility at 2350 W. Ogden Avenue will undergo a symptom screening, including a temperature check, before entering the facility. Visitors will also be required to wear face coverings and maintain six feet of social distancing while in the facility and are encouraged to bring their own pen.
Due to COVID-19, BACP continues to encourage the processing of licenses and permits online/remotely.
BACP will continue processing business licenses and public way use permits, where applicable, online or over the phone. Please visit www.chicagobusinessdirect.org or call 312-74-GOBIZ. Learn more about how to use Chicago Business Direct. For public way use permits, please email email@example.com and click here to learn how to obtain a Sidewalk Cafe Permit.
BACP public vehicle licensing application and processing requests should be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Public vehicle inspections appointment list is posted on the Public Vehicles page. Requests to change public vehicle inspection dates should be e-mailed to email@example.com.