Business Licenses

Application & Fees
All businesses located within the City of Rolling Meadows must have a current Business License (PDF). License Fees (PDF) for Rolling Meadows-based businesses are calculated based on the type of business and square footage of the premises. Rolling Meadows based business licenses run on a calendar year. Renewals are sent out in October and payment must be received by December 31. A 100% late fee will apply for payments postmarked after December 31.

Special Types of Business Licenses
The following businesses require a business license that require:
  • Amusement devices
  • Carnivals
  • Coin-operated devices
  • Pinball
  • Pool tables
  • Vending machines
  • Video games
Peddlers & Solicitors
Peddlers and solicitors require a Peddler/Solicitor Permit (PDF) and a photo ID before they can knock on any of our resident's doors.