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Contractor's Business License

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A Contractor's Business License is required for all contractors performing work in the Village of Schaumburg. There is no bond or insurance required. The current annual fee is $118, which includes the required $10 Schaumburg Business Association fee. Between July and November of the current year, the fee is prorated to $64. Licenses are valid through December 31 and must be renewed annually. Renewal for the next business year begins approximately November 15.

  • To apply for a contractor's business license online and pay with a credit card, visit the village's WebPay page.

The village does not license roofers or plumbers as these trades are licensed by the State of Illinois. Residents can verify if a roofing contractor is licensed by the state by visiting the State of Illinois Department of Professional Regulations. To verify if a plumbing contractor is licensed with the state, please contact the Illinois Department of Public Health at 217-524-0791. If the village does not have a current copy of a roofer's or plumber's license, the village will ask that they submit a copy to prior to permit issuance.

Questions can be directed to the Permitting Division of the Community Development Department at 847-923-4420 or

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