Chicago Business Licenses & Records (Illinois)

Search for free Chicago, IL Business Licenses & Records, including Chicago business licenses & permits, contractor licenses, professional licenses, government employee directories, and more.


Chicago Town & City Hall

Get Business Licenses & Records from 1 Town & City Hall in Chicago, IL

Chicago City Hall 121 North LaSalle Street Chicago, IL 60602 312-744-5000 Directions


Chicago Building Departments

Get Business Licenses & Records from 6 Building Departments in Chicago, IL

Chicago Building Department 120 North Racine Avenue Chicago, IL 60607 312-743-9000 Directions

Chicago Permits 121 North LaSalle Drive Chicago, IL 60602 312-744-3449 Directions

Chicago Planning Department 121 North LaSalle Street Chicago, IL 60602 312-744-4190 Directions

Chicago Zoning 121 North LaSalle Drive Chicago, IL 60602 312-744-3508 Directions

Cook County Zoning 69 West Washington Street Chicago, IL 60602 312-603-0540 Directions

Illinois Planning Department 233 South Wacker Drive Chicago, IL 60606 312-454-0400 Directions


Chicago Clerk Offices

Get Business Licenses & Records from 2 Clerk Offices in Chicago, IL

Chicago City Clerk 5674 South Archer Avenue Chicago, IL 60638 312-745-1100 Directions

Cook County Clerk 69 West Washington Street Chicago, IL 60602 312-603-0996 Directions


Chicago Secretary Of State Offices

Get Business Licenses & Records from 8 Secretary Of State Offices in Chicago, IL

Chicago Illinois Secretary of State 100 West Randolph Street Chicago, IL 60601 312-814-2262 Directions

Chicago Illinois Secretary of State 5301 West Lexington Street Chicago, IL 60644 773-854-1709 Directions

Chicago Illinois Secretary of State 4642 West Diversey Avenue Chicago, IL 60639 312-793-1010 Directions

Chicago Illinois Secretary of State 5401 North Elston Avenue Chicago, IL 60630 773-794-5894 Directions

Chicago Illinois Secretary of State 1401 South Jefferson Street Chicago, IL 60607 312-633-1653 Directions

Chicago Illinois Secretary of State 17 North State Street Chicago, IL 60602 312-793-3722 Directions

Chicago Illinois Secretary of State Vehicle Services 17 North State Street Chicago, IL 60602 800-252-8980 Directions

Chicago West Secretary of State Facility 5301 West Lexington Street Chicago, IL 60644 312-793-1010 Directions


Chicago Business Licenses & Records Databases

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Chicago Board of Election Commissioners Voter Records https://chicagoelections.com/voterinfo.php

Chicago City Business Affairs and Consumer Protection Department Website https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/bacp.html

Chicago Police Department Website https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/cpd.html

Chicago Public Library Database https://www.chipublib.org/resource/

Chicago Small Business Center Business License Search https://data.cityofchicago.org/Community-Economic-Development/Business-Owners/ezma-pppn

City of Chicago Business License Search https://data.cityofchicago.org/Community-Economic-Development/Public-Chauffeurs/97wa-y6ff

City of Chicago Contact Information https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts.html

City of Chicago Contact Information (Chicago, Illinois) http://cityinfo.cityofchicago.org/PhoneBook/PhoneBook

City of Chicago Geographic Information Systems Website https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/doit/provdrs/gis.html

City of Chicago Human Resources Contact Information https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dhr/dataset/current_employeenamessalariesandpositiontitles.html

City of Chicago Salary Reports http://media.apps.chicagotribune.com/tables/alderman-salaries.html

Chicago Business Statistics

Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Chicago Employment by Occupation
Management, Business, Science & Arts40.1%
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance5.2%
Production, Transportation & Material Moving12.5%
Sales & Office22.3%
Service19.8%
Chicago Employment by Industry
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years & Over1,313,445
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting & Mining2,205
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation & Food Services147,967
Construction51,813
Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance300,081
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental & Leasing108,802
Information30,172
Manufacturing109,533
Professional, Scientific, Management, Administrative & Waste Management210,468
Public Administration53,604
Retail Trade116,541
Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities85,227
Wholesale Trade31,657
Other Services65,375