Licensing

Licensing

Most businesses are required to obtain a license from either the State of Illinois or the City of Chicago.
If you are interested in starting a new business in the City of Chicago, you may want to meet with a business consultant at the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection. These professionals can walk you through the entire process associated with starting a new business in the City of Chicago.
Interested parties can schedule an appointment by phone at (312) 744-6249 or register online.
Your local chamber of commerce is also a useful resource for networking with local entrepreneurs or starting a business in the 41st Ward.

Norwood Park Chamber of Commerce & Industry
6133 N. Northwest Highway
Chicago, IL 60631
Telephone: 773-763-3606
Fax: 773-763-3620

Edison Park Chamber of Commerce
6730 N. Olmsted
Chicago, IL 60631
Telephone: 773.631.0063
Fax: 773.631.5224

Edgebrook Chamber of Commerce
6440 North Central Avenue
Chicago, IL 60646
(773) 775-0378