Office of the City Clerk - Business Services
150 West Jefferson Street, First Floor
Joliet, Illinois 60432
Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Per Article XVII of the City of Joliet's Code of Ordinances, Business Registration is required for any business having a place of business within the corporate limits of the city.
Please note: Any business that is subject to Business Licensing and/or home based businesses (subject to Zoning Ordinance Regulations) are exempt from this requirement.
All businesses subject to registration shall register with the Business Services division within thirty days of notification from the City to register. These businesses shall have a continuing obligation to provide the city with any change in information previously provided to the city.
Any new business subject to registration shall provide the necessary registration information within thirty (30) days of the commencement of business.
Ord. No. 10828
Create an account before registering your business. Creating an account will let you make changes to your form in the future.
The following information will be needed to complete the registration form:
- Legal Business Name
- Illinois Sales Tax ID #
- Federal Tax ID #
- Square Footage of your business
- If non-profit you will need to upload your 501(c)(3) Form