Business License

License Applications

The Village of South Chicago Heights has the authority to regulate and license the operations of certain occupations and businesses in accordance with the Illinois Municipal Code. License applications are processed by the Village Clerk’s office. The term of licenses issued shall be for one year, beginning May 1st and ending April 30th of the next year. Partial year license fees are pro-rated beginning with the first day of November.

Business License Application (PDF)

(There is also a Zoning / Development Application (PDF)).


License fees range from $100 to and $600 per each license based on type of business. Review the list of occupations subject to licensing and the fee schedule.

Questions or Concerns - Contact Us

Please contact the Village Clerk's Office at 708-755-1880 if you have any questions regarding the business license process.