You cannot bring more than minimal amounts of alcohol into the State of Illinois. These restrictions do not only apply to businesses, but also apply to individual Illinois residents.
Liquor License Services
All restaurant and liquor store owners must be diligent to ensure that all of the liquor sold in their establishments was properly purchased from an Illinois distributor.
The City of Chicago has established a conditional approval process for liquor licenses which ensures that a business owner can obtain assurance from the City of Chicago that it will issue a liquor license upon completion of the construction project
Many of our clients initially contact us asking us to check if their property is subject to a moratorium. What the client really is asking is whether their property is located in a “moratorium district.”
It is important for you to identify what type of Chicago liquor license you need. There are six main classifications for liquor licenses in the City of Chicago.
Businesses holding a liquor license must report changes in ownership or corporate officers to the City within 30 days.
Hays Firm LLC can advise you on the most common types of licenses and the liquor license application process in the City of Chicago.
When you wind down at the end of the day or meet up for a social night with friends for a drink, have you thought about how and why you have access to alcohol?