All Liquor License requests are handled by the Village Liquor Commissioner who is also the Village President. The Village President’s office must be contacted at 847.923.4402 to obtain information about the process.
There are two types of Liquor Licenses: a daily or one-time event license and an annual liquor license. Annual liquor licenses must be renewed by December 1 of each year.
A written request detailing the day, event, and purpose must be received by the Liquor Commissioner. The request will be processed promptly if all the necessary information is supplied. Daily liquor licenses are limited and may not always be available.
A new annual liquor license must begin with a letter to the liquor commissioner for formal action before an application can be processed. Send letters to Liquor Commissioner, Village of Schaumburg, 101 Schaumburg Court, Schaumburg, IL 60193, email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 847.923.4402.
Liquor license applicants and their general managers are reviewed by the police department. The application review includes a background check, which may take from four to six weeks. Inaccurate, incomplete and questionable answers will lead to delays in the process and may impact approval of the application. Changes of general managers at liquor license establishments must be registered with the Village Liquor Commissioner. Failure to have any new or different general manager registered may place the liquor license in jeopardy. For additional information about background checks, contact the police department at 847.882.3586. Current liquor license renewals must be completed by December 1 each year. Once an applicant's email address is entered in the village's system, an electronic application will be sent annually.
Payments and submittal of the required documentation after the deadline may delay the issuing of your license until after January 1, 2018. Please make immediate arrangements to pay the required fee either online or during business hours and submit your documentation before Thursday, December 1.
Include the following required documents with your payment:
Per the State of Illinois, all bartenders must complete a state approved alcohol awareness class and be BASSET certified to work in a licensed liquor establishment.Download Liquor License Application
Annual Liquor License can be renewed online.