Business Licensing

The Village of Willowbrook is a home rule community. Therefore, it is not mandatory for businesses to obtain a license to operate within the Village with the exception of those businesses specifically identified in the Village Code. These businesses typically are required to pay an annual license fee, which is also identified in the Village Code.

For more information on which businesses must obtain a license and are assessed an annual license fee, please refer to Title 3 of the Village Code.

All other businesses that are located in the Village are strongly encouraged to register their business establishments to assist the Village in providing adequate services. Businesses can download a Registration of Business Establishment Form (PDF) and submit it to the Village via fax or mail or it can be dropped off at the Village Hall at 835 Midway Drive, Willowbrook.

Online Bill Payments
The Village of Willowbrook now accepts online bill payments as a method to pay for business licenses. A convenience fee will be charged for this service: credit cards will be charged 3.2% and debit cards will be charged 2.90% of the transaction amount. Official Payments, the service provider, charges this convenience fee for processing each transaction. This fee is not charged by or paid to the Village of Willowbrook.

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