When can Business Reopen

 

Industry Phase 3 Suggested Guideline(s) Explanation
Agriculture & Mining Open Construction Continue essential operations & reopen non-essential operations
Construction Open Construction Continue essential operations & reopen non-essential operations
Manufacturing Open Manufacturing Continue essential operations & reopen non-essential operations
Wholesale Trade Open Transportation & Warehousing Continue essential operations & reopen non-essential operations
Retail Trade
Food and Beverage Stores, including liquor store Open (limited capacity) Retail 50% capacity for essential operations, and 25% for non-essential operations
Flea/Farmer's Markets Open (limited capacity) Retail, Parks & Outdoor Attractions

50% capacity for essential operations, and 25% for non-essential operations

Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers  Open (limited capacity) Retail

50% capacity for essential operations, and 25% for non-essential operations

Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores Open (limited capacity) Retail

50% capacity for essential operations, and 25% for non-essential operations

Electronics and Appliance Stores Open (limited capacity) Retail

50% capacity for essential operations, and 25% for non-essential operations

Health and Personal Care Stores, including pharmacies Open (limited capacity) Retail

50% capacity for essential operations, and 25% for non-essential operations

Gasoline Stations Open (limited capacity) Retail

50% capacity for essential operations, and 25% for non-essential operations

Clothing Stores 

Open (limited capacity) Retail

50% capacity for essential operations, and 25% for non-essential operations

Jewelry store

Open (limited capacity) Retail

50% capacity for essential operations, and 25% for non-essential operations

Rug show room

Open (limited capacity) Retail 50% capacity for essential operations, and 25% for non-essential operations

Sporting Goods, Hobby, Book, and Music Stores 

Open (limited capacity) Retail

50% capacity for essential operations, and 25% for non-essential operations

General Merchandise Stores 

Open (limited capacity) Retail 50% capacity for essential operations, and 25% for non-essential operations
Warehousing Open Transportation & Warehousing Continue essential operations & reopen non-essential warehousing operations
Transportation

Public Transportation

Open CTA Continue with essential operations

Taxi + ride share

Open Taxi + Ride share Continue with essential operations

Valet operators

Open Taxi + Ride share  

Courier + delivery services 

Open Taxi + Ride share, Food Services Continue with essential operations

Bike shares

Open Parks & Outdoor attractions Continue with essential operations

Water taxi

Open Taxi + ride share, Parks & outdoor attractions  

Pedi cab

Open Taxi + Ride share,
Parks & outdoor attractions

Bus shuttle routes

Open Taxi + Ride share, CTA  

Car rentals

Open Taxi + Ride share, Retail  

Personal chauffeurs

Open Taxi + Ride share  

Charter buses sight seeing

Open (limited capacity) Taxi + Ride share, CTA, Parks & outdoor attractions' 25% capacity for indoor spaces, 50% capacity for outdoor spaces
Utilities  Open Transportation & Warehousing Continue essential operations
Information Open (limited capacity) Commercial Buildings  
Libraries Open (limited capacity) Commercial Buildings, Retail Limited access and capacity
Motion Picture and Video Production (Film) Open (limited capacity) Film & TV Production  
Finance + Insurance Open (limited capacity) Commercial Buildings 25% capacity for indoor space
Banks Open (limited capacity) Commercial Buildings 25% capacity for indoor space
Office + Real Estate Open (limited capacity) Commercial Buildings, Residential Buildings 25% capacity for indoor space
Consular offices Open (limited capacity) Commercial Buildings 25% capacity for indoor space
Realtor showings Open (limited capacity) Residential buildings 25% capacity for indoor space
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services  Open (limited capacity) Commercial Buildings 25% capacity for indoor space
Management of Companies & Enterprises Open (limited capacity) Commercial Buildings 25% capacity for indoor space
Administrative and Support Services  Open (limited capacity) Commercial Buildings 25% capacity for indoor space
Healthcare Continue with essential operations
Ambulatory Health Care Services Open Healthcare Continue with essential operations
Hospitals Open Healthcare Continue with essential operations
Dentist offices Open Healthcare Continue with essential operations
Dialysis centers Open Healthcare Continue with essential operations
Home health Open Healthcare Continue with essential operations
FQHCS Open Healthcare Continue with essential operations
Physicians offices Open Healthcare Continue with essential operations
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities  Open Healthcare Continue with essential operations
Social Assistance  Open Healthcare Continue with essential operations
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries 

Outdoor performances

Open Parks & Outdoor attractions  

Movie Theaters

Open (limited capacity) Movie theaters 25% capacity for indoor space
Performance venues Open (limited capacity) Performance venues 25% capacity for indoor space
Conventions Closed   Reopen in later phase
Spectator Sports Closed   Reopen in later phase
Museums & Historical Sites
Historical sites Open (limited capacity) Parks & Outdoor attractions, Museums  25% capacity for indoor spaces
Museums Open (limited capacity)  Museums  25% capacity for indoor spaces
Amusement & Gambling Closed   Reopen in a later phase
Amusement parks Closed   Reopen in a later phase
Gambling industries Open (limited capacity) Food service & bars 25% capacity for indoor space
Accommodation & Tourism  
Hotels Open (limited capacity in common areas) Hotels & Accommodation Indoor capacity limited to 25% in common areas
Short term rentals Open (limited capacity in common areas) Short Term Rentals Indoor capacity limited to 25% in common areas
Food Services & Bar
Full-service restaurants and limited-service eating places Open (limited capacity) Food Service & Bars 25% capacity for indoor space
Food trucks Open Food Service & Bars 25% capacity for indoor space
Bars or drinking areas Open (limited capacity) Food Service & Bars 25% capacity for indoor spaces
Cigar lounges / hookah bars Open (limited capacity in indoors) Food Service & Bars 25% capacity for indoor space
Repair and Maintenance  Open Construction, Personal Services, Retail Continue essential operations & reopen non-essential operations
Other services
Laundry services / laundromats Open Personal Services, Retail Continue with essential operations
Funeral homes & crematoriums Open Retail, Places of worship (to be released) Continue with essential operations
Massage parlors Open (limited capacity) Personal Services 25% capacity for indoor spaces
Salons Open (limited capacity) Personal Services 25% capacity for indoor spaces
Barbershops Open (limited capacity) Personal Services 25% capacity for indoor spaces
Cosmetology schools Open (limited capacity) Personal Services 25% capacity for indoor spaces
Nail salons Open (limited capacity) Personal Services 25% capacity for indoor spaces
Tattoo parlors Open (limited capacity) Personal Services 25% capacity for indoor spaces
Gyms / Fitness centers Open (limited capacity) Health & Fitness Clubs 25% capacity for indoor spaces
Yoga studios Open (limited capacity) Health & Fitness Clubs 25% capacity for indoor spaces
Private tennis clubs Open (limited capacity) Health & Fitness Clubs 25% capacity for indoor spaces
Indoor sport facilities Open (limited capacity) Health & Fitness Clubs 25% capacity for indoor spaces
Animal grooming Open (limited capacity) Personal Services, Retail 25% capacity for indoor spaces
Dog training centers Open (limited capacity) Personal Services, Retail 25% capacity for indoor spaces
Education
Childcare Open Childcare Continue essential operations & reopen non-essential operations
Children's activities facilities Open (limited capacity) Summer Programs, Retail 25% capacity for indoor spaces, and no indoor playgrounds (or similar features)
Summer Camps / Youth Activities Open (limited capacity) Summer Programs & Youth Activities 25% capacity for indoor spaces
Schools Open   25% capacity for indoor spaces
Higher Education Open (limited capacity)  Higher Education 25% capacity for indoor areas
Religious services Open (limited capacity)  Places of Worship 25% capacity for indoor spaces
Outdoor Attractions
Parks Open (West of Lakeshore Drive) Parks & Outdoor attractions Parks East of Lakeshore Drive remain closed, along with all playgrounds
Lakefront Open Parks & Outdoor attractions Open for exercise and transit during select hours
Millennium Park Open Parks & Outdoor attractions

Access will be limited, and select attractions will be closed:

 

  • The Central Promenade for Cloud Gate (i.e., the 'Bean') remains open for viewing from afar
  • Water features in Crown Fountain, Lurie Garden, and Monument Fountain will remain off
  • Great Lawn closed, but will re-open towards the end of June
  • Welcome Center, Jay Prizker Pavilion (incl. building, stage, and seating bowl), playgrounds, and public programming are all closed
Maggie Daley Park Open (non-lakefront) Parks & Outdoor attractions Playgrounds and areas East of Lakeshore Drive remain closed
Riverwalk Open Parks & Outdoor attractions Access/activities will be limited, and select areas closed:
  • Path open for 'active' recreation (e.g., runners, walkers, bikers, boat docking, commuters) from 5am-10am
  • Path open for 'passive' recreation from 5am-9pm; all under-bridge connections will close at 11am, and access limited to one stairway per block for reservations only
  • Community Marketplace will remain closed
606 Open Parks & Outdoor attractions Open for exercise and transit during select hours
Navy Pier Open (limited capacity) Parks & Outdoor attractions 25% capacity for indoor spaces
Pools Open (private only at limited capacity) Parks & Outdoor attractions 25% capacity for indoor pools, 50% capacity for outdoor pools
Biking, running, & walking Open (in open public spaces) Parks & outdoor attractions  
Fishing Open Parks & Outdoor attractions  
Private boating Open  Parks & outdoor attractions No playpen
Commercial boats / vessels Open (limited capacity) Parks & Outdoor attractions 50% capacity for boats / vessels
Zoos Open (limited capacity) Parks & Outdoor attractions 25% capacity for indoor space
Golf Open Parks & Outdoor attractions  
Peddlers & street performers Open Parks & Outdoor attractions  
Public places of amusement Open (limited capacity)    
Bowling alleys Open (limited capacity) Retail, Parks & Outdoor attractions 25% capacity for indoor spaces
Shuffleboard clubs Open (limited capacity) Retail, Parks & Outdoor attractions  25% capacity for indoor spaces
Karaoke & DJs Open (limited capacity) Food services & bars, Performance venues 25% capacity for indoor spaces
Nightclubs Open (limited capacity) Food services & bars 25% capacity for indoor spaces
Escape Rooms Open (limited capacity) Retail, Parks & Outdoor attractions 25% capacity for indoor spaces
Ice Rinks Open (limited capacity) Retail, Health & fitness, Parks & Outdoor attractions 25% capacity for indoor spaces