Business License

If you own or operate a business in Palos Park, you may be required to apply for a business license. Village ordinance requires certain types of Palos Park businesses to purchase a license and prominently display it in the business. This list includes, but is not limited to:
  • Coin operated amusement devices
  • Filling (service) stations
  • Grocery stores
  • Restaurants
  • Specialty stores
Business License
If you have questions about whether your business is required to obtain a license or how much a particular license costs, please contact the Clerk’s Office at 708-671-3707.

License Expiration


Palos Park licenses expire on December 31. Renewal application forms are mailed out to current license holders in mid to late October.

New 2015 Requirement for Business License


The Village’s Building Department will be performing annual inspections as a part of the Business License application process; the Village is authorized to conduct such inspections by Section 804.08 of the Village Code.

An inspection needs to be completed prior to the issuance of the 2015 Business license. Please contact Therese Lizzio at 708-671-3730 to schedule an inspection. No license will be issued until said inspection is complete and approved by the Building Department.