Business Licenses and Permits
Description: See the City of Champaign website for details on the following licenses and permits:
Liquor: The Liquor Commissioner is the Mayor in Champaign, and the bulk of the regulations pertaining to licensed establishments are contained in Chapter 5 of the City Code.
Restaurants/Food service: Restaurant Licenses for the City of Champaign are issued by the Champaign -Urbana Public Health District by a joint agreement.
Taxi: Taxicab and Taxi Driver Licenses for the City of Champaign are issued by the City of Urbana by a joint agreement.
Signs: The Zoning Ordinance regulates business signs, and has been incorporated as Chapter 37 of the City Code.
Other Licenses: All of the following licenses are issued by the City of Champaign Finance Department, (217)403–8940. Itinerate merchants/peddlers, Raffles, Alarm Systems, Commercial Haulers, Junk Yards, Relocators (tow truck operators), Places of Amusement, Going out of business sales, Pawn shops/second hand goods, Masseuse/masseur, Massage establishment, Ambulance Services, Carnivals, Charitible Solicitors
Source: City of Champaign
Date Last Revisited: 4/29/2010