In response to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Chicago has joined the State of Illinois in issuing a Stay at Home order effective Saturday, March 21st at 5pm CT. In addition, City of Chicago facilities are closed to the public. Staff are prioritizing essential services to protect the health and safety of our residents and employees. As such, we may be delayed in responding to non-essential inquiries and service requests. To stay up to date on the City of Chicago’s COVID-19 response, please visit the City Coronavirus Response Center site.
The License Appeal Commission (LAC) is the immediate forum of appeal for suspensions, revocations, and fines imposed by the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection against a liquor license holder. Additionally, the LAC deals with appeals for denied liquor license applications, denied changes in management/ownership of an existing liquor license, and refusals of liquor license renewals issued by the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection.