Toni Preckwinkle - President COOK COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
John C. Allen IV COOK COUNTY DEPUTY LIQUOR CONTROL COMMISSIONER
The Cook County Liquor Control Commission regulates licensing and sale of alcohol in unincorporated Cook County Illinois. Located in room 1140, 118 N. Clark St. Chicago, IL 60602, The Liquor Control Commission is presided over by the President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners who is the local Liquor Commissioner by virtue of State Statute 235ILCS 5/4-2. The Liquor Commissioner appoints persons to assist in the exercise of powers and duties authorized by State Statute 235 ILCS/ 4-1 to 4-7, and County ordinance, code of ordinances. Cook County Illinois Chapter 6 relating to alcoholic liquor.
Liquor License applications shall include publication fees, fingerprint fees, proof of liquor liability insurance and undergo inspections from the Cook County Department of Building and Zoning, Cook County Department of Health, and Sheriffs Department prior to licensure. After local Cook County authorization is obtained, a licensee is required to obtain a concurrent State of Illinois Liquor License from the State of Illinois Liquor Control Commission located at 100 W. Randolph Street Suite 7-801, Chicago, Illinois.
Liquor licenses are issued annually effective May 1 to April 30 of each year. Initial licenses as well as renewed licenses are available from the Liquor Control Commission Offices at 118 N. Clark St. Suite 1140, Chicago, Illinois 60602 (312) 603-8870
To request an information packet contact John C. Allen at email@example.com or (312) 603-8870 or Lisa Washington at: firstname.lastname@example.org or (312) 603-8871.
The following forms are required in order to obtain a liquor license in Cook County.
Liquor License Applicant Form
Liquor License Application
Indebtedness Affadavit Form
Child Support Affidavit
Special Event Cover Letter
Special Event Permit Application
Liquor License Renewal Cover Letter
Liquor License Renewal Application
Beer Garden License
118 North Clark Street Suite 1140