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Licensing and Collections Department
Responsibilities & Functions
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The Business Licensing and Collections department oversee the applications of new businesses. The department works with other departments within City Hall. The Planning and Zoning Department as well as the Building Department work with businesses to ensure that businesses are approved for occupancy before a license is issued. 

This department collects renewal fees for Business Licenses, Liquor Licenses, Taxi Inspections, Video Gaming and Food and Beverage Tax. Food and Beverage Tax payments are due each month by the 20th. Below you can find a Quick Link guide to Department Forms

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Contact Us
Business Licensing Department
100 N MLK Jr. Ave, 1st Floor
Waukegan, IL 60085
Ph: 847-360-0334
Fx: 847-599-2584