The City of Chicago is currently in Phase Four: "Gradually Resume." Many City services have adjusted hours or locations and may require health screens prior to entering their physical spaces. Please call ahead or visit any department's website to get additional details, or visit chicago.gov/covid-19.
In the City of Chicago the majority of retail establishments will be required to have a City of Chicago Limited Business License. You may however be required to have a different or additional license based on your business activity. Some other types of licenses that may be required of your business include: a Retail Food Establishment License, a Motor Vehicle Repair License or one of our nine different classes of liquor licenses.