Licensing & Registration

IL Department of Revenue - All businesses must register with the IL Department of Revenue. This link to the Department's business page includes an online business registration application.

IL Department of Financial & Professional Regulation - Certain occupations, due to their profession, are required to be licensed by the state of Illinois. The Department of Financial & Professional Regulation site includes a complete list of regulated professions and licensure requirements for each.

Village of Lemont Licensing - All businesses, whether licensed by the state or not, must complete either a business license application if a commercial business or a home occupation license application if a home business, to receive a business license from the Village of Lemont. These licenses are renewed annually.  All licensed businesses are included on the Village's on-line business directory

Village of Lemont License Renewal Applications are available for download.  Note these are ONLY for existing license holders. For new business owners, a "NEW" license application for any license type is available above.  For new liquor licenses, you must contact the Mayor's office directly at (630) 257-1590 as liquor license requirements and fees differ by class.

    Renewal Applications (Current license renewals ONLY)
    Village of Lemont Commercial Business License Renewal Application
    Village of Lemont Home Occupation Business License Renewal Application
    Village of Lemont Scavenger License Renewal Application
    Village of Lemont Liquor License Renewal Application
Downtown Business Permit Parking: A permit allows you to park in excess of the posted parking time limits in the following locations: Front Street Lofts Parking Garage Upper Levels (310 River Road); I&M Canal Parking (south side); and the South Talcott Parking Lot.

Special Event Licensing: The Special Event Information & Application Packet presents an overview of the procedures and requirements for special event permit requests. It also includes all forms and information necessary to complete a special event permit application. After reviewing the packet, if you have any questions about whether your proposed event requires a permit, contact the Planning & Economic Development Department Special Event Coordinator at (630) 243-2700 prior to submitting an application.

Solicitor's Permit/Registration: Registration is required. For further information on requirements for registering as a solicitor in the Village of Lemont, please call the Lemont Police Department (630) 257-2229.