Business Licensing Program

Application & Fee Due by March 31 ------ Full Renewal Due by June 29

The Business License Program is part of the Village’s proactive code enforcement efforts. Its purpose is to help insure Round Lake Beach is a safe and attractive place to shop for goods & services and to conduct business.  New businesses work with the Director of Inspections to obtain a business license as part of the process of establishing a business.  Most existing businesses participate in a 4-step annual renewal process that includes the below (note that there are specialized guidelines for vending machines and ice cream vendors):

  1. Submission of renewal form to provide updated information
  2. Payment of an annual fee
  3. An inspection to assure compliance with all property maintenance codes
  4. Resolution of outstanding issues such as unpaid bills

Program guidelines and procedures are detailed in the below links.

Renewal Guidelines for General Businesses

Renewal Guidelines for Ice Cream Vendors

Business License Codes – See Title 3 Business Regulation, then Chapter 1 Business Certificate Provisions

Renewal, Payment & Questions

A personalized Business License Renewal form and invoice will be mailed to every business with a postmark of February 23 or earlier. Return your completed Renewal Form and email questions to

Pay your renewal fee at  Click ONLINE BILL PAY, and then MISC AR PAYMENTS.  You will need to enter your Invoice Number, which is on your invoice.