City of Springfield, Illinois

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The Office of Business Licensing

The Office of Business Licensing handles taxicab and taxi driver permitting, liquor and business licenses. For more complete information about our licensing procedures, we encourage you to review our City Code on Licensing.
Springfield City Code on Licensing

Once you have downloaded the appropriate form found below, please complete and bring it to the Office of Business Licensing located at 800 E. Monroe, 1st Floor. Regular office hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in order to complete the application process. If you have questions please contact our License Inspector, Todd Oliver, at 217.788.8426.


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Liquor License Applications

Liquor License Application

Temporary Outside Liquor Permit

Subclass 1 License Application

Temporary Extended Hours

Subclass 2 License Application

Temporary Permits to Sell or Dispense Alcoholic Liquor

Subclass 3 Liquor License Application

Background Investigation Questionnaire

Subclass 4 Liquor License Application

Video Gaming Application

Liquor License Change of Business Name Application

Caterer Retailer

Nonalcoholic Event Notice

Application for Sidewalk Cafe Permit

Application State Fair Permit