Cook County Business Licenses & Records (Illinois)

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


Cook County Town & City Halls

Get Business Licenses & Records from 6 Town & City Halls in Cook County, IL

Burbank City Hall 6530 West 79th Street Burbank, IL 60459 708-599-5500 Directions

Calumet City City Hall 204 Pulaski Road Calumet, IL 60409 708-891-8100 Directions

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

Chicago Heights City Hall 1601 Chicago Road Chicago Heights, IL 60411 708-756-5362 Directions

Cicero Town Hall 4949 West Cermak Road Cicero, IL 60804 708-656-3600 Directions

Country Club Hills City Hall 4200 183rd Street Country Club Hills, IL 60478 708-798-2616 Directions


Cook County Building Departments

Get Business Licenses & Records from 20 Building Departments in Cook County, IL

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

Cook County Zoning 10220 South 76th Avenue Bridgeview, IL 60455 708-974-6266 Directions

Cook County Zoning 16501 Kedzie Avenue Markham, IL 60428 708-596-8000 Directions

Barrington Hills Building Department 112 Algonquin Road Barrington, IL 60010 224-484-8418 Directions

Bellwood Building Department 3200 Washington Boulevard Bellwood, IL 60104 708-547-3513 Directions

Blue Island Building Department 13051 Greenwood Avenue Blue Island, IL 60406 708-597-8606 Directions

Bridgeview Building Department 7500 South Oketo Avenue Bridgeview, IL 60455 708-924-8025 Directions

Broadview Village Building Department 2350 South 25th Avenue Broadview, IL 60155 708-345-8174 Directions

Buffalo Grove Building Department 50 Raupp Boulevard Buffalo Grove, IL 60089 847-459-2530 Directions

Buffalo Grove Planning Department 50 Raupp Boulevard Buffalo Grove, IL 60089 847-459-2518 Directions

Burbank City Building Department 6530 West 79th Street Burbank, IL 60459 708-599-5500 Directions

Calumet City Building Department 670 Wentworth Avenue Calumet, IL 60409 708-891-8206 Directions

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

Chicago Heights Zoning 1601 Chicago Road Chicago Heights, IL 60411 708-756-5323 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

Countryside Building Department 5550 East Avenue Countryside, IL 60525 708-354-1860 Directions

Des Plaines City Building Department 1420 Miner Street Des Plaines, IL 60016 847-391-5380 Directions

Elk Grove Village Permits 901 Wellington Avenue Elk Grove, IL 60007 847-357-4220 Directions


Cook County Clerk Offices

Get Business Licenses & Records from 9 Clerk Offices in Cook County, IL

Cook Coounty Clerk 1500 Maybrook Drive Maywood, IL 60153 708-865-6040 Directions

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

Cook County Clerk 2121 Euclid Avenue Rolling Meadows, IL 60008 847-818-2850 Directions

Arlington Heights Clerk 33 South Arlington Heights Road Arlington Heights, IL 60005 847-368-5540 Directions

Barrington Hills Village Clerk 112 Algonquin Road Barrington, IL 60010 224-484-8418 Directions

Calumet City Clerk 204 Pulaski Road Calumet, IL 60409 708-891-8110 Directions

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

Des Plaines City Clerk 1420 Miner Street Des Plaines, IL 60016 847-391-5310 Directions

Elk Grove Village Clerk 901 Wellington Avenue Elk Grove, IL 60007 847-357-4040 Directions


Cook County Secretary Of State Offices

Get Business Licenses & Records from 15 Secretary Of State Offices in Cook County, IL

Bridgeview Illinois Secretary of State 7358 West 87th Street Bridgeview, IL 60455 312-793-1010 Directions

Chicago Heights Illinois Secretary of State 570 209th Street Chicago Heights, IL 60411 312-793-1010 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 100 West Randolph Street Chicago, IL 60601 312-814-2262 Directions

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

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

Deerfield Illinois Secretary of State 405 Lake Cook Road Deerfield, IL 60015 847-564-3625 Directions

Des Plaines Illinois Secretary of State 1492 Lee Street Des Plaines, IL 60018 Directions

Des Plaines Illinois Secretary of State 1470 Lee Street Des Plaines, IL 60016 312-793-1010 Directions

Elk Grove Village Illinois Secretary of State 665 Roppolo Avenue Elk Grove, IL 60007 Directions

Elk Grove Village Illinois Secretary of State 650 Roppolo Avenue Elk Grove, IL 60007 847-437-2691 Directions


Cook County Business Licenses & Records Databases

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Cook County Assessor Website http://www.cookcountyassessor.com/

Cook County Assessor's Website https://www.cookcountyassessor.com/

Cook County Business License Search https://www.cookcountyil.gov/service/general-business-license

Cook County Clerk Voter Records https://www.cookcountyclerk.com/service/your-voter-information

Cook County Clerk's Office Business Information http://www.cookcountyclerk.com/vitalrecords/busnamereg/Pages/default.aspx

Cook County Comptroller's Office Salary Reports https://datacatalog.cookcountyil.gov/Finance-Administration/Comptroller-Annual-Salaries-2015-November-24/9tzu-m4zi

Cook County Contractor License Search https://secure.cookcountyil.gov/b_z/contractors_info.php

Cook County Department of Building and Zoning Business License Search https://secure.cookcountyil.gov/b_z/contractors_info.php

Cook County Department of Building and Zoning Permits https://bzpermits.cookcountyil.gov/permit-status

Cook County Employee Directory https://www.cookcountyil.gov/all-people

Cook County Government Minutes https://www.cookcountyil.gov/service/county-board-meetings

Cook County Professional License Search https://ilesonline.idfpr.illinois.gov/DFPR/Lookup/LicenseLookup.aspx

Glenwood Building Department Business License Search http://www.villageofglenwood.com/index.asp

Hoffman Estates Business License Search http://www.hoffmanestates.com/government/village-clerk/business-licenses

Indian Head Park Police Department Website http://www.indianheadpark-il.gov/195/Police-Department

Mount Prospect Business License Search http://www.mountprospect.org/services/business-licenses

Mount Prospect Village Hall Website http://www.mountprospect.org/services/village-staff

Niles School District Financial Records http://docs.niles-hs.k12.il.us/public/District/Publications%20-%20District%20Financial%20Reports/District%20Financial%20Reports/FY%2013%20Compliance%20Report%20for%20Public%20Act%2097-0609.pdf

Oak Park Department of Public Health Website http://www.oak-park.us/village-services/department-public-health

Oak Park Public Library Database http://oppl.org/collections/online-resources

Oak Park Village Clerk Website http://www.oak-park.us/your-government/office-village-clerk

Oaklawn Business License Search http://www.oaklawn-il.gov/departments/business-licensing/business-license

Orland Township Salary Reports http://orlandtownship.org/transparency/

Palatine Police Department Website https://www.palatine.il.us/270/Police-Department

Palos Hills Building Department Business License Search http://www.paloshillsweb.org/cityofpaloshills/building/contractors/

Schaumburg Township District Library Database https://www.schaumburglibrary.org/elibrary/research

Skokie Public Library Database https://skokielibrary.info/resources/research/

The Village of Oak Lawn Police Department Website http://www.oaklawn-il.gov/departments/police-department/lock-up

The Village of Oak Lawn Police Department Website (Oak Lawn, Illinois) http://www.oaklawn-il.gov/departments/police-department

The Village of Oak Park Police Department Website http://www.oak-park.us/village-services/police-department

Thornton Township Government Salary Reports http://thorntontownship.com/

Village of Glenview Business License Search http://glenview.il.us/business/Pages/Business-License.aspx

Village of Glenview Business License Search (Glenview, Illinois) https://myglenview.glenview.il.us/cSS/citizens/BusinessLicenses/Default.aspx

Village of Glenview Contact Information http://glenview.il.us/about/Pages/Contact-Us.aspx

Village of Hoffman Estates Police Department Website http://www.hoffmanestates.com/government/police

Village of Hoffman Estates Website http://www.hoffmanestates.com/visitors/about-us/contact-us

Village of La Grange Salary Reports http://www.villageoflagrange.com/index.aspx

Village of McCook Salary Reports http://nebula.wsimg.com/c889d5cf9d2ee7c5a5d9662d972d06af

Village of Mount Prospect Civil Service Eligibility List http://www.mountprospect.org/home/showdocument

Village of Mount Prospect License Information http://www.mountprospect.org/business/licenses-and-permits

Village of Mount of Prospect Police Department Website http://www.mountprospect.org/departments/police-department

Village of Oak Park Contact Information http://www.oak-park.us/your-government/department-directory

Village of Orland Park Police Department Website http://www.orland-park.il.us/index.aspx

Village of Palatine Permits https://www.palatine.il.us/191/Building-Permit-Inspections

Village of Palatine Website https://www.palatine.il.us/148/Departments

Village of Schaumburg Business License Search http://www.villageofschaumburg.com/depts/finance/license/contractor.htm

Village of Schaumburg Contact Information http://www.villageofschaumburg.com/contact/default.htm

Village of Schaumburg Finance Department Business License Search http://www.villageofschaumburg.com/depts/finance/license/buss_lic.htm

Village of Wilmette Salary Reports https://www.wilmette.com/wpfb-file/2013_total_compensation_final_11_21_2012-pdf/

Willow Springs Village Government Website http://www.willowsprings-il.gov/index.php

Cook County Business Statistics

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

Cook County Employment by Occupation
Management, Business, Science & Arts39.3%
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance6.0%
Production, Transportation & Material Moving13.1%
Sales & Office23.6%
Service17.9%
Cook County Employment by Industry
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years & Over2,521,437
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting & Mining4,337
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation & Food Services250,137
Construction117,207
Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance571,784
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental & Leasing203,124
Information55,694
Manufacturing250,458
Professional, Scientific, Management, Administrative & Waste Management362,791
Public Administration88,104
Retail Trade248,657
Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities172,388
Wholesale Trade72,751
Other Services124,005