Transcription

Business License / Zoning Reference GuideThe Reference Guide summarizes zoning classification and primary business licensing requirements for common business types, but it is nota comprehensive listing of requirements. Anyone using this document should seek specific guidance from City of Chicago staff:Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (312) 74-GO-BIZ (744-6249) and Zoning and Land-Use Planning (312) 744-5777.BUSINESS/USEZONING DISTRICTSee Zoning Text for specific Parking and Use StandardsUSE GROUP/CATEGORY(P): permitted tablishments(Outdoor)Animal HospitalAnimal Pounds/KennelsCommercial/Sports andRecreation,ParticipantCommercial/Sports andRecreation,ParticipantCommercial/Animal ServiceCommercial/Animal S): special use approval )C3(P)DS(P)M1(S)M2(S)M3(S)PMD#1b(S)PMD#2 Public Place ofAmusementLicensePublic Place ofAmusementLicenseVeterinaryHospitalLicenseAnimal CareFacilityLicenseAntique Shops &CollectiblesCommercial/Retail (P)DS(P)Second HandDealer and/orLimitedBusinessLicenseApparel ShopsCommercial/Retail Arcades )PMD#4a(S)PMD#5(P)PMD#7(P)Artist Live/WorkSpace Locatedabove the (P)C2(P)C3(P)LimitedBusinessLicenseArtist Live/WorkSpace Located onthe ground S)C2(S)C3(S)LimitedBusinessLicenseArt StudioCommercial/Artist Work orSales B1(P)B2(P)B3(P)C1(P)C2(P)C3(P)DC(P)DX(P)DS(P)Art SupplyCommercial/Retail Sales,GeneralVersion - 11.4.10Page 1 of 22Public Place mitedBusinessLicense

BUSINESS/USEZONING DISTRICTSee Zoning Text for specific Parking and Use StandardsUSE GROUP/CATEGORY(P): permitted by-rightPRIMARYLICENSEREQUIRED(S): special use approval requiredLimitedBusinessLicense and/orPublic Place ofAmusementArt GalleriesCommercial/Artist Work orSales Assisted LivingFacility (ElderlyCustodial Care)Residential/Group )B3(P)C1(P)C2(P)Astrology, cardreading, palmreading or fortunetelling in any moreformCommercial/Fortune TellingServiceB3(S)C1(S)C2(S)C3 15(P)M2(P)M3(P)PMD#1b(P)Auto AccessoryStoreAutomobile Repair& Service Shops,(No body repair orpainting)Commercial/Vehicular Salesand ServiceCommercial/Vehicular Salesand nessLicense and/orTire Facility,Class I, II orIIIAutomobile BodyShop, Repair &Service Shop,(Including BodyRepair andPainting)Commercial/Vehicular Salesand ServiceAutomobile Sales(Indoor)Commercial/Vehicular Salesand le Sales(Outdoor)Commercial/Vehicular Salesand mobileSalvage Yard,(No Crushing)Industrial/RecyclingFacilitiesClass IV (S)PMD#12(S)PMD#14(S)AutomobileSalvage Yard,CrushingIndustrial/RecyclingFacilitiesClass IV ile Rental(Indoor)Commercial/Vehicular Salesand P)PMD#1b(P)Automobile Rental(Outdoor)Commercial/Vehicular Salesand ion - 11.4.10Motor VehicleRepair,Speciality(Class I),Engine Only(Class II) andDOE permitMotor VehicleRepair,Engine/Body(Class III) andDOE PMD#14(S)Page 2 of sLicense, DOEPermitLimitedBusinessLicense, nse

BUSINESS/USEZONING DISTRICTSee Zoning Text for specific Parking and Use StandardsUSE GROUP/CATEGORY(P): permitted by-rightAutomobileService Station(Gas Station)Commercial/Gas StationPRIMARYLICENSEREQUIRED(S): special use approval MD#2(P)PMD#3(P)PMD#4(P)Filling StationLicensePMD#15(P)Bakery RetailCommercial/Food andBeverage RetailSalesBakery WholesaleIndustrial/Manufacturing,Production andIndustrialServices(Limited)BanksBarber ShopBanquet HallBattery and TireService sonal ServiceCommercial/Entertainmentand SpectatorsSportsCommercial/Vehicular Salesand sonal ServiceWholesaleFoodEstablishmentContact(312) 74-GOBIZLimitedBusinessLicensePublic Place ofAmusementLicense and/orRetail )PMD#13(P)Beauty SalonRetail FoodEstablishmentLimitedBusinessLicense and orTire Facility,Class I, II, IIILimitedBusinessLicensePMD#13(P)Beauty SupplyVersion - 11.4.10Commercial/Retail Sales,GeneralB1(P)Page 3 of 22LimitedBusinessLicense

BUSINESS/USEZONING DISTRICTSee Zoning Text for specific Parking and Use StandardsUSE GROUP/CATEGORY(P): permitted by-rightBed and ngPRIMARYLICENSEREQUIRED(S): special use approval (P)DC(P)DX(P)Bed andBreakfastLicenseBicycle Sales andRepair StoresCommercial/Retail (P)DS(P)LimitedBusinessLicense and/orSecond HandDealerLicenseBicycle RentalsCommercial/Retail MD#14(P)PMD#15(P)Billiard ParlorsBlue-PrintingEstablishmentBoard-Up ServicesCommercial/Sports ssSupport D#9(P)PMD#10(P)PMD#11(P)PMD#12(P)PMD#13(P)Boat Showrooms/Sales(Outdoor)Commercial/Vehicular Salesand ServiceC2(P)C3(P)DX(P)DS(P)M2(P)M3(P)PMD#1b(P)Boat Showrooms/Sales(Indoor)Commercial/Vehicular Salesand ServiceB3(P)C1(P)C2(P)C3(P)DC(P)DX(P)DS(P)Body PiercingFacilityCommercial/Body ArtServicesB3(S)C1(P)C2(P)C3(P)DC(S)DX(S)DS(P)Book StoresCommercial/Retail (P)Bowling AlleysCommercial/Sports PMD#7(S)Version - 11.4.10Page 4 of 22Public Place BusinessLicenseBody blic Place ofAmusementLicense

BUSINESS/USEZONING DISTRICTSee Zoning Text for specific Parking and Use StandardsUSE GROUP/CATEGORY(P): permitted by-rightBuildingContractor orConstructionOffice Shops ctionSales IMARYLICENSEREQUIRED(S): special use approval )GeneralContractor,Home icenseBuildingMaterial SalesCommercial/ConstructionSales andServiceBusinessEquipment Salesand ServiceCommercial/BusinessEquipment Salesand P)Business TradeSchools(Outdoor Storageor Manufacturing)Industrial/Manufacturing,Production )C2(P)C3(P)DC(P)DX(P)DS(P)LimitedBusinessLicense and/orFood-RetailBusiness TradeSchoolsCommercial/BusinessSupport enseCamera StoresCommercial/Retail Sales,GeneralCandy StoresCommercial/Retail Sales,GeneralCarpet StoresCommercial/Retail (P)DS(P)LimitedBusinessLicenseCaskets andCasket SuppliesCommercial/Retail (P)DS(P)LimitedBusinessLicenseVersion - 11.4.10Page 5 of 22

BUSINESS/USEZONING DISTRICTSee Zoning Text for specific Parking and Use StandardsUSE GROUP/CATEGORY(P): permitted by-rightCateringEstablishmentsCementContractor Officesand ShopsCemeteriesChildren ActivityCentersChurchesCleaning ServicesClinic, Medicaland ,Production onSales andServiceCommercial/Funeral andIntermentServiceCommercial/Sports andRecreation,Participant(Indoor)Public enanceServicesCommercial/Medical ServicePRIMARYLICENSEREQUIRED(S): special use approval )RS3(P)RT3.5(P)RT4(P)RM4.5(P)RM5-5.5(P)Retail itedBusinessLicenseContact(312) 1(S)B2(S)B3(S)Contact(312) ) 74-GOBIZClinic, Medicaland DentalCommercial/Medical ServiceClothing RentalStoresCommercial/Retail (P)DS(P)LimitedBusinessLicenseClothing StoresCommercial/Retail (P)DS(P)LimitedBusinessLicenseVersion - 11.4.10Page 6 of 22Contact(312) 74-GOBIZ

BUSINESS/USEZONING DISTRICTSee Zoning Text for specific Parking and Use StandardsUSE GROUP/CATEGORY(P): permitted by-rightClubs, PrivateCoffee ShopCoin LaundryPublic and Civic/Lodge or PrivateClubCommercial/Eating andDrinkingEstablishmentsCommercial/Repair orLaundry Service,ConsumerCoin StoresCommercial/Retail Sales,GeneralCommunityCentersPublic andCivic/Community Centers,RecreationBuildings andsimilarAssembly UseComputer Sales &ServiceConsumer LoanEstablishmentCommercial/BusinessEquipment Salesand ServiceCommercial/FinancialServicesContractor orConstructionOffices and ShopsCommercial/ConstructionSales andServiceCostume RentalShopsCommercial/Retail Sales,GeneralVersion - 11.4.10RT-4(S)PRIMARYLICENSEREQUIRED(S): special use approval DS(S)C1(S)C2(S)C3(S)Liquor - Notfor-Profit ClubRetail FoodEstablishmentLimitedBusinessLicense and/orLaundry Late HourLimitedBusinessLicense and/orSecond HandDealersLicenseB2(S)B3(S)Public Place icRepair MD#13(P)PMD#14(P)PMD#15(P)General,Contractor orHome Repairor P)DC(P)DX(P)DS(P)Page 7 of 22LimitedBusinessLicense

BUSINESS/USEZONING DISTRICTSee Zoning Text for specific Parking and Use StandardsUSE GROUP/CATEGORY(P): permitted by-rightCurrencyExchangesDance HallsDay Care CenterDay esCommercial/Sports andRecreation,Participants(Indoor)Public and Civic/Day CareCommercial/BusinessSupport ServicesPRIMARYLICENSEREQUIRED(S): special use approval )C1(S)C2(S)C3(S)DS(P)M1(P)M2(P) LicensePublic Place ofAmusementLicenseDaycareLicenses/2-6 years/Under 2yrs/Under 2 and2-6yrs-Day LaborerAgencyLicensePMD#15(P)DelicatessenDental ClinicsDepartment StoresDrug StoresDry CleaningEstablishmentReceiving StationsOnly (No plant)Version - 11.4.10Commercial/Eating andDrinkingEstablishmentsCommercial/Medical ServiceCommercial/Retail Sales,GeneralCommercial/Food andBeverage RetailSalesCommercial/Repair orLaundry Service,ConsumerRetail FoodEstablishmentLicenseContact(312) 74-GOBIZPage 8 of 22LimitedBusinessLicenseLimitedBusinessLicense and/orRetail FoodEstablishmentLimitedBusinessLicense

BUSINESS/USEZONING DISTRICTSee Zoning Text for specific Parking and Use StandardsUSE GROUP/CATEGORY(P): permitted by-rightDry CleaningPlants OnlyIndustrial/Manufacturing,Production andIndustrialServices-GeneralDry CleaningPlants with OnlyMaximum TwoEmployeesIndustrial/Manufacturing,Production andIndustrialServicesGeneralElectricalAppliance StoresElectronic DataStorage cial/Retail upport ServicesCommercial/Sports except as morespecificallyregulated)Version - rcial/FinancialServices(S): special use approval )PMD#11(P)Page 9 of 22LimitedBusinessLicenseLimitedBusinessLicense and/orHazardousMaterialsLimitedBusinessLicense sLicenseLimitedBusinessand/or DayLabor AgencyLicensePublic Place ofAmusementLicenseLimitedBusinessLicense and/orHazardousMaterialsContact(312) 74-GOBIZ

BUSINESS/USEZONING DISTRICTSee Zoning Text for specific Parking and Use StandardsUSE GROUP/CATEGORY(P): permitted by-rightFinger NailSalonsCommercial/Personal ServicePRIMARYLICENSEREQUIRED(S): special use approval ePMD#13(P)Florist ShopsFood StoresFrame ShopFood LockersCommercial/Retail Sales,GeneralCommercial/Food andBeverage RetailSalesCommercial/Retail Sales,GeneralIndustrial/Warehousing,Wholesaling Food - RetailDC(P)DX(P)DS(P)LimitedBusinessLicense )PMD#1(P)PMD#2(P)PMD#3(P)PMD#4(P)PMD#5(P)Food WholesalePMD#15(P)C1(P)Fuel Sales Storage andWholesaleIndustrial/Manufacturing,Production andIndustrialService - GeneralFuneral e Stores(New/Used)Commercial/Retail Sales,GeneralGarden SupplyStoresCommercial/ConstructionSales & ServiceVersion - )DS(P)C1(P)C2(P)C3(P)DS(P)M2(P)M3(P)Page 10 of usinessLicenseLimitedBusinessand/or SecondHand DealersLicenseLimitedBusinessLicense

BUSINESS/USEZONING DISTRICTSee Zoning Text for specific Parking and Use StandardsUSE GROUP/CATEGORY(P): permitted by-rightGas StationCommercial/Gas StationsPRIMARYLICENSEREQUIRED(S): special use approval (S)PMD#12(S)PMD#13(S)PMD#15(S)FillingStationGift ShopsCommercial/Retail (P)DS(P)LimitedBusinessLicenseGlassware StoresCommercial/Retail M1(S)M2(S)M3(S)PMD#1B(S)PMD#2B(S)Golf CoursesCommercial/Sports &Recreation,Participant (P)DX(P)DS(P)Green Houses CommercialCommercial/ConstructionSales & ServiceGrocery StoresCommercial/Food andBeverage RetailSalesGuard DogServices(No Boarding)Guard DogServices(with Boarding)HaberdasheriesHair BraidingSalonsCommercial/BusinessSupport ServicesCommercial/Animal ServicesCommercial/Retail Sales,GeneralCommercial/Personal ServicePMD#4A(S)PMD#5(S)Public Place (P)Food - RetailGuard DogServiceLicenseGuard DogService andAnimal sinessLicensePMD#13(P)Hardware StoresVersion - 11.4.10Commercial/Retail Sales,GeneralB1(P)Page 11 of 22LimitedBusinessLicense

BUSINESS/USEZONING DISTRICTSee Zoning Text for specific Parking and Use StandardsUSE GROUP/CATEGORY(P): permitted by-rightPRIMARYLICENSEREQUIRED(S): special use approval P)DS(P)Health ClubsCommercial/Sports &Recreation,Participant IndoorHeatingContractor Officesand ShopsCommercial/ConstructionSales & ServiceHobby ShopsCommercial/Retail MD#7A(S)PMD#7B(P)PMD#11B(P)Humane SocietyIce Cream StoresIce SalesInter-TrackWagering FacilityCommercial/Animal ServicesCommercial/Eating esaling andFreightMovementCommercial/Entertainment& SpectatorSportsJewelry StoresCommercial/Retail Sales,GeneralJuice BarCommercial/Sports &Recreation,Participant EntertainmentCabaretVersion - 11.4.10LimitedBusinessLicense and/orPublic Place ofAmusementLimitedBusinessLicense orHome RepairLimitedBusinessLicenseHotel License(P)HumaneSocietyLicenseFood - RetailFood WholesalePMD#16(P)Page 12 of 22Public Place ofAmusementLimitedBusinessLicense/Second HandDealerM3(S)PMD#1B(S)Retail FoodEstablishmentand/or PublicPlace ofAmusement Juice BarLicense

BUSINESS/USEZONING DISTRICTSee Zoning Text for specific Parking and Use StandardsUSE GROUP/CATEGORY(P): permitted by-rightJunk Yards,(no Automobilecrushing)Industrial/RecyclingFacility ClassIVAJunk Yards,(with Automobilecrushing)Industrial/RecyclingFacility ClassIVBKennel(Animal Pound)Laboratories,Medical andDental Researchand TestingLaundry FacilitiesLiquor StoresLoan OfficesLocksmith ShopsLuggage StoresVersion - 11.4.10Commercial/Animal ServicesCommercial/Medical ServiceCommercial/Repair orLaundry Service,ConsumerCommercial/Food & BeverageRetail SalesCommercial/FinancialServicesCommercial/Repair orLaundry Service,ConsumerCommercial/Retail Sales,GeneralPRIMARYLICENSEREQUIRED(S): special use approval )DS(P)Page 13 of 22LimitedBusinessLicense andDOE PermitLimitedBusinessLicense andDOE PermitAnimal essLicensePackagedGoods LiquorLicenseContact(312) se

BUSINESS/USEZONING DISTRICTSee Zoning Text for specific Parking and Use StandardsUSE GROUP/CATEGORY(P): permitted by-rightMachinery Sales &ServiceMailing ipment Salesand ServicePublic and Civic/Postal ServiceIndustrial/Manufacturing,Production l/Manufacturing,Production l/Manufacturing,Production ial/Manufacturing,Production andIndustrialServiceMartial ArtMasonryContractor Officesand ShopMassageEstablishmentsVersion - 11.4.10Commercial/Personal ServiceCommercial/ConstructionSales & QUIRED(S): special use approval )B1(P)B2(P)B3(P)C1(P)C2(P)C3(P)DC(P)D

Commercial/ Business Support Services B1 (P) B2 (P) B3 (P) C1 (P) C2 (P) C3 (P) DC (P) DX (P) DS (P) M1 (P) M2 (P) Limited Business License M3 (P) PMD #1 (P) PMD #2 (P) PMD #3 (P) PMD #4 (P) PMD #5 (P) PMD #6 (P) PMD #7 (P) PMD #8 (P) PMD #9 (P) PMD #10 (P) PMD #11 (P) PMD #12 (P) PMD #13 (P) PMD #14 (P) Bo