In our continuing committment to maintain accessibility, transparency and fiscal responsibility in the Will County Government; the Liquor Commission has provided applicants online access to the required applications and forms required to obtain a liquor license in Will County.
The Will County Liquor Control Ordinance is available for viewing or download.
Article II-Licenses, of the Liquor Control Ordinance, explains the procedures for applying for a liquor license.
Completed applications and attachments (see check list) should be submitted to the Office of the Will County Liquor Commissioner, 2nd Floor, Will County Office Building, 302 N. Chicago Street, Joliet, IL 60432. Upon the filing of a completed application and all attachments for a new liquor license, the Commissioner shall, within thirty (30) days of the date the completed application has been submitted, decide on the approval and issuance of said license.
Upon approval and issuance of a Will County Liquor License, you will need to apply with the Illinois Liquor Control Commission for a State of Illinois license. Their office is located at 100 West Randolph Street, Suite 5-300, Chicago, IL 60601, telephone number (312) 814-2206.
Should you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Marie Barmes, Legal Assistant, at (815) 774-7487.