How to Obtain a Business License

Getting Your Business Started

Business License Process
Business License Process Thank you for your interest in starting a business in Richton Park. This article provides a brief overview of the process required in Richton Park for you to obtain a business license. Please note that this information is meant only as an overview, and it does not cover all situations. If you would like information about how our village licensing requirements would specifically apply to your business, please call us at (708) 481-5086.

Please note that you or your landlord must obtain an occupancy certificate for your new space before you can get a business license. You must have a business license before your business can open and serve customers. Business license fees range from as little as $80 to more than $640, depending on the size and type of business. Please read the business license fee schedule for details.

New Business To-Do List


Be sure to address the following items when you plan to open a new business in Richton Park:
  1. Open your water account
  2. Apply for a permit to post temporary signs and banners
  3. Apply for a permit for permanent signs
  4. Be sure to register your burglar alarm with the Police Department