With the State of Illinois moving into Phase 4 on Friday, June 26, 2020, the Village reopening will move to the second stage of our reopening plan effective June 29, 2020.

The second stage will include:

  • All employees and visitors will be required to wear masks when entering any Village owned building and observe social distancing whenever possible.
  • Public meetings and social events are limited to the lesser of 50 guests or 50% of overall room capacity.
  • Masks are required and social distancing is observed whenever possible.  This includes Board of Trustee meetings and all other public meetings.
  • All Departments of Village Hall will be open, including the second floor and basement.




The Village of Oak Lawn requires businesses operating within the city limits, including home occupations, to obtain a Village of Oak Lawn Business License.  Applications for a Business License Certificate are made by submitting a completed application either by mail to Business Licensing, 9446 Raymond Avenue, Oak Lawn, IL  60453 or in person at the Business Licensing office located at the lower level of the Village Hall at 9446 Raymond Avenue.  Please attach a copy of all applicable certificates or State Licenses.

All Business License certificates expire on April 30th of each year regardless of when the account was opened and are renewed annually.

If you have questions or comments regarding Business License certificates, please contact the Business Licensing Department at (708) 499-7837 or email

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