WELCOME TO THE BUSINESS LICENSING INFORMATION PAGE - application processing time is approximately two weeks. Incomplete applications or those pending inspection(s) may take additional time to process.
Business/General Premise License Categories:
Applicants for Business or General Premise licenses are responsible for downloading and reviewing the Commercial Waste & Recycling Information, Occupancy Update Form and the False Alarm Ordinance.
Click here to download the license application for Business or General Premise categories as outlined below (please call our office for fees):
Business: restaurants, hotels, retail sales/service, storefront businesses
General Premise: office space including shared suites; fees are based on square footage
Additional License Categories:
Contractors: for information on contractor licenses, please contact Code Enforcement at 847-781-2631.
Home Based Businesses: please click here to review our Municipal Code 8-11-4 to determine if your home business is allowed. If applicable, click here to download the application for Home Based Businesses. The fee is $25.00 per year.
for all raffles conducted in the Village (nonprofit organizations only). Click here
to download the raffle application and Municipal Code regarding raffles (aka "lotteries"). Raffle license fee is $1.
Solicitors: please click here for solicitor information and regulations.
Special Events: click here for Special Events information.
License applications for liquor, temporary vendors, solicitors and concerts cannot be obtained from this page. Please call the Village Clerk's office at 847-781-2625 to determine your fees and the correct application for your licensing needs. You may also email us at VillageClerk@hoffmanestates.org, thank you.