3-1-13:    ANNUAL BUSINESS LICENSE FEES:
 
Business
Fee
Adult use businesses
 
$500.00
 
Administrative processing fee
 
200.00
Adult-use cannabis dispensing organization
 
$2,500.00
Amusement devices:
 
 
For the first year
 
500.00
 
Annually thereafter
 
250.00
 
Video games
 
25.00
 
Nonvideo games:
 
 
 
 
Not having a coin or token receptacle
 
25.00
 
 
Having a coin or token receptacle
 
25.00
Amusements
 
100.00
Auctions and auctioneers
 
900.00
 
Not to exceed 20 days
 
45.00
Automatic dry cleaning establishments
 
50.00
Automobile rental establishments
 
200.00
Automobile sales and service
 
200.00
Barbers and barbershops
 
10.00 per chair
Billiards, pool tables and bowling alleys
 
10.00 for each billiard or pool table on the premises and for each bowling lane
Brokers
 
100.00
Carters
 
50.00 per vehicle
Cigarette and tobacco dealers:
 
 
 
Wholesalers
 
250.00
 
Retailers
 
150.00
 
Cigarette or tobacco machines, each
 
150.00
Cocktail lounges:
 
 
 
Where the number of service accommodations:
 
 
 
 
Does not exceed 15 persons
 
50.00
 
 
Exceeds 15 persons
 
40.00
 
 
Is 16 to 25 persons, an additional
 
20.00
 
 
 
Plus $0.50 per accommodation over 15
 
 
 
 
Is 26 to 100 persons, an additional
 
25.00
 
 
 
Plus $1.00 per accommodation over 25 and plus an additional $0.50 charge per accommodation over 100. Provided, however, that the maximum fee of any 1 cocktail lounge shall not exceed $1,000.00
 
 
 
 
Contractors:
License  Type
Annual License
Annual License After July 1
Bond
Liability Insurance
Contractors who are required to be licensed by the state of Illinois shall provide the city of Countryside a copy of their valid state license or registration and a copy of the certificate of insurance provided to the state (showing current coverage). No license fee shall be charged
 
IL (state license or registration type)
$ 0.00
$ 0.00
$  0.00
Copy of insurance provided to state (showing current coverage)
Demolition/house wrecker
 
Demolition
50.00
25.00
40,000.00
$1,000,000.0 0
Electricians who are tested and licensed by an Illinois municipality shall provide the city of Countryside a copy of their valid municipal license, an original bond and a certificate of insurance. No license fee shall be charged
 
Electrician
0.00
0.00
20,000.00
1,000,000.00
Any and all other contractors or subcontractors doing only work for which a permit is not required
 
Limited contractor
50.00
25.00
0.00
1,000,000.00
Any and all other contractors or subcontractors doing work for which a permit is or is not required
 
Contractor
50.00
25.00
20,000.00
1,000,000.00
 
 
Business
Fee
Day and night care centers and homes for children:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Daycare center
 
$200.00
 
 
 
 
 
Night care center
 
200.00
 
 
 
 
 
Daycare home
 
150.00
 
 
 
 
 
Night care home
 
150.00
 
 
 
 
Daycare facilities for adults
 
200.00
 
 
 
 
Drive-in/carryout restaurants
 
50.00
 
 
 
 
Dry cleaners:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dry cleaning establishment
 
50.00
 
 
 
 
 
Dry cleaning outlet
 
30.00
 
 
 
 
Explosives
 
200.00
 
 
 
 
Filling stations
 
50.00
 
 
 
 
 
In addition, filling stations performing mechanical or bodywork on vehicles:
 
 
 
First 2 service bays where work performed
 
25.00
 
 
For third additional bay
 
25.00
 
 
For any bays in excess of 3
 
No fee
Fire extinguisher services
 
50.00
 
 
 
 
Firearms dealers
 
200.00
 
 
 
 
 
Gun show or event
 
50.00
 
 
 
 
Florists and sales of Christmas trees:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Christmas tree sales
 
50.00
plus $100.00 deposit
Florist
 
50.00
 
 
 
 
Food:
 
 
Establishments with less than 5 employees
 
50.00
 
 
 
 
 
For each additional employee
 
3.00
 
 
 
 
 
Complimentary food dealers
 
100.00
 
 
 
 
 
Manufacturers and processors
 
200.00
 
 
 
 
Food delivery vehicles
 
30.00
for each vehicle
 
 
Food dispensing vehicles
 
100.00
for each vehicle
 
 
Garages
 
100.00
 
 
 
 
Golfing activities:
 
 
Golf driving ranges
 
300.00
 
Miniature golf or putting courses
 
50.00
House movers
 
70.00
 
 
 
 
Ice cream parlors
 
50.00
 
 
 
 
Import facilitators
 
100.00
 
 
 
 
Jukeboxes
 
25.00
for each such device kept or installed on the licensed premises, plus 3.00 for each coin receptacle, station or box capable of operating such device
Laundries
 
50.00
 
 
 
 
Laundromats:
 
 
For laundromats having 10 or less self-service, coin operated machines
 
100.00
 
 
 
 
 
For each machine in excess of 10
 
10.00
 
 
 
 
Limousine driver's license
 
400.00
 
 
 
 
Limousine services
 
1,000.00
plus $150.00 per limousine operated within the city
Lumberyards and lumber storehouses
 
300.00
 
 
 
 
Manufacturing establishments:
 
 
General manufacturing and warehouses
 
200.00
 
 
 
 
 
Chemical or paint factories and warehouses
 
200.00
 
 
 
 
 
 
5 employees or less
 
100.00
 
 
 
 
 
 
6 employees is an additional
 
60.00
 
 
 
 
 
 
7 employees is an additional
 
70.00
 
 
 
 
 
 
8 employees is an additional
 
80.00
 
 
 
 
 
 
9 employees is an additional
 
90.00
 
 
 
 
 
 
10 employees or more is an additional
 
100.00
 
 
 
 
Milk dealers:
 
 
For each truck:
 
 
 
Not exceeding 1 ton
 
30.00
 
 
 
 
 
 
Between 1–2 tons
 
45.00
 
 
 
 
 
 
Over 2 tons
 
75.00
 
 
 
 
Mobile home parks
 
200.00
plus $5.00 for each mobile home space in the mobile home park
Motels and hotels
 
100.00
 
 
 
 
 
Plus for each unit in excess of 10
 
5.00
 
 
 
 
Outdoor storage container rental or use
 
150.00
per container - limit 3 per property (includes $50.00 inspection fee and $100.00 license fee)
Parking lots:
 
 
Not exceeding 25 vehicle spaces, per space
 
6.00
 
 
 
 
 
Exceeding 25 vehicle spaces, an additional
 
75.00
 
 
 
 
 
Plus for each additional space in excess of 25
 
3.00
 
 
 
 
Pawnbrokers
 
200.00
 
 
 
 
Petroleum product dealers
 
200.00
 
Plus for each vehicle used to store or deliver such products
 
5.00
Precious metal purchasers
 
200.00
 
 
 
 
Private recreational clubs
 
50.00
 
 
 
 
Public dances
 
100.00
 
 
 
 
Refrigerator locker plants
 
200.00
 
 
 
 
Restaurants:
 
 
Where the number of service accommodations:
 
 
 
Does not exceed 15 persons
 
50.00
 
 
 
 
 
 
Exceeds 15 persons
 
40.00
 
 
 
 
 
 
Is 16 to 25 persons, an additional
 
20.00
 
 
 
Plus $0.50 for each accommodation over 15 to 25
 
 
 
 
Is 26 to 100 persons, an additional
 
25.00
 
 
 
Plus $1.00 for each accommodation over 25 up to 100 there will be a $1.50 charge for each accommodation over 100
 
 
Retail merchants:
 
 
5 employees or less
 
50.00
 
Each additional employee
 
3.00
Rooming houses
 
50.00
 
 
 
 
Scavengers
 
50.00
 
 
 
 
Secondhand dealers
 
50.00
 
 
 
 
Self-storage facility
 
100.00
 
 
 
 
Service merchants
 
50.00
 
 
 
 
 
Except as to the businesses hereinafter set forth, which shall be as follows:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Automobile service facility - for each service bay up to 4
 
50.00
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bank
 
200.00
 
 
 
For each additional banking facility
 
50.00
 
 
Bicycle, fitness equipment and rental
 
100.00
 
 
 
 
 
 
Car wash (automatic)
 
50.00
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carnival and amusement services and equipment
 
100.00
 
 
 
 
 
 
Computer software
 
50.00
 
 
 
 
 
 
Consultant
 
50.00
 
 
 
 
 
 
Currency exchange
 
50.00
 
 
 
 
 
 
Electronic repair
 
50.00
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fine arts schools (including, but not limited to, painting, drawing, dance, acting, writing or music)
 
50.00
 
 
 
 
 
 
Income tax service
 
50.00
 
 
 
 
 
 
Loan company
 
50.00
 
 
 
 
 
 
Locksmith
 
50.00
 
 
 
 
 
 
Manufacturer's selling agency
 
50.00
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pet grooming
 
50.00
 
 
 
 
 
 
Plumbing and heating
 
50.00
 
 
 
 
 
 
Printing
 
200.00
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pump service
 
50.00
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rental shop
 
50.00
 
 
 
 
 
 
Savings and loan
 
200.00
 
 
 
For each additional savings and loan facility
 
50.00
 
 
Secretarial service
 
50.00
 
 
 
 
 
 
Special education transportation
 
50.00
 
 
 
 
 
 
Telephone answering service
 
50.00
 
 
 
 
 
 
Travel agency
 
50.00
 
 
 
 
Stable
 
50.00
plus $5.00 for each horse permitted to be boarded or kept
Street advertising
 
100.00
 
 
 
 
Tanning clinics
 
50.00
for each location
Taxicab operator, regardless of number of vehicles operated
 
50.00
 
 
 
 
Teen bars
 
200.00
 
 
 
 
Theaters:
 
 
Less than 600 seats
 
900.00
 
600–1,200 seats, is an additional
 
675.00
 
 
 
 
 
Over 1,200 seats, is an additional
 
900.00
 
 
 
 
 
Other than motion picture theaters
 
15.00
for each performance presented or conducted
Towing operator
 
200.00
 
Plus for each tow truck
 
30.00
Undertakers and undertaking establishments
 
150.00
 
 
 
 
Vending machines
 
25.00
 
 
 
 
 
Cigarette or tobacco machines
 
150.00
 
 
 
 
Vending machines, nonautomatic items
 
25.00
 
 
 
 
Vending machines, nonfood items
 
25.00
 
 
 
 
 
(Ord. 00-38-0, 12-13-2000; amd. Ord. 01-21-0, 9-26-2001; Ord. 04-29-0, 7-28-2004; Ord. 06-09-0, 3-8-2006; Ord. 06-18-0, 5-24-2006; Ord. 07-05-0, 1-24-2007; Ord. 07-19-0, 6-13-2007; Ord. 08-25-0, 5-14-2008; Ord. 12-35-0, 5-23-2012; Ord. 20-01-0, 1-8-2020)