Business Licenses and Permits

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. Information and applications for different types of liquor licenses can be found on the Liquor License Applications page.

Restaurants/Food Service

Restaurant Licenses for the City of Champaign are issued by the Champaign -Urbana Public Health District by a joint agreement.

For more information contact:

The restaurant License section
Public Health District
Phone: 217/373-7900

Taxi

Taxicab and Taxi Driver Licenses for the City of Champaign are issued by the City of Urbana by a joint agreement.

For more information about Taxi licenses contact:

The City of Urbana Finance Department
Email: dnsiebrecht@city.urbana.il.us
Phone: 217/384-2356
City of Urbana

Signs

The Zoning Ordinance regulates business signs, and has been incorporated as Chapter 37 of the City Code.

Email: ZoningAdministrator@ci.champaign.il.us
City Code

Other Licenses

All of the following licences are issued by the Finance Department. If you have any questions about the licenses or the process please contact the Finance Department.

For more information contact:

Finance Department
Phone: 217/403-8940
City Code