Rookie of the Year – New Businesses that Opened in 2017
Business of the Year
Visit our SEED Facebook Page and nominate your favorite businesses in South Elgin!
Nominations will end on March 31, 2018 and Awards will be presented in April 2018.
If you are opening a business there are a few steps to lawfully operate a business within the Village. Businesses do not need a general business license; however, there is a required New Business Process. For more information about required licenses click here. Separate regulations apply for home-based businesses to legally operate within the Village. If you have any questions, call the Community Development Department at (847)-741-3894.
All new businesses must go through the New Business process. All businesses owners interested in locating in the Village and plan to move into an existing building must complete a New Business Worksheet.
If a business is planning on changing their name only, complete the Business Name Change Worksheet.
Home-based businesses can be established in a residential district if they meet the following limitations:
Beyond the above limitations the following businesses cannot operate from a home:
Limitations on home-based businesses are listed in the Village’s Zoning Ordinance154.047.If you suspect someone may be violating the home-based business regulations discussed above please call the Community Development Department.
Contact SEED to Start Growing Today
P.O. Box 678
South Elgin, IL 60177
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