How do I get a Business License in St. Charles?

The City of St. Charles does not have a business license requirement.  However, we ask that the register your business with the Community & Economic Development Department to ensure that your business and contact information is listed on the City’s Business Listing Page.

Liquor, Tobacco, or Massage Business Licenses

If the business you plan to open involves the sale of alcoholic beverages, tobacco, or offers massage services, you will need a license.  The Mayor of St. Charles serves as the City’s Liquor Commissioner and Chairman of the Liquor Commission.  City staff is here to help you with the process. For more information please call the City Administration Office at (630) 377-4422.  Click here to review the City’s License requirements or to view the License Application forms.