Business Licenses
2014 Business License Renewals

The city council has adopted an ordinance eliminating the annual general business license fee. 
Businesses, however, are still required to annually renew their general business license to provide current, updated information. 

Click here to renew your 2014 General Business License

Business License-First Time Applicants
Download Application
First time applicants must present completed form in person to finalize the application process.

If your business engages in an activity that requires a specific business license from the city (such as a food establishment license or liquor license), the annual fee for that particular license remains in effect. 


For any questions regarding the business license or the process outlined above, please contact the City of Elgin Customer Service Department, (847) 931-5635 or email us