Business Licensing

Prior to purchasing or leasing premises for your business, please verify that zoning allows the intended use at the chosen location.  This verification is done through an email to the Development Services Department or by calling 630-271-4150.

As a non-home rule community, the Village of Lisle is limited by the State of Illinois as to the types of businesses it may license. Whether or not a license is required, all businesses must register with the Village of Lisle.  Information on business registrations.  Please contact Customer Service or 630-271-4100 to determine if your business would require a license. 

If purchasing an existing business, the seller’s license is not transferable. The purchaser must apply for and obtain a new license prior to taking over the business.

License applications and fees may be applied and paid for online via the Village's Citizen Service portal.  

Applications Include:
Auction, Business License, Circus Carnival, Coin Operated Operators / Proprietors, Secondhand Store, Entertainment, Handbill, Itinerant Merchant, Vending machine.

Annual Liquor License Application & Temporary Liquor License Application