Certificate of Occupancy

All businesses in Villa Park must register with the Village, and receive a Certificate of Occupancy.

Also, any existing business where a change has occurred, i.e., ownership change, name change, location change, or building owner change, is required to apply for a Certificate of Occupancy.

Required Forms

Application Fees

Under 10,000 square feet$100
Over 10,000 square feet$100 plus $2.00 per per 1,000 sq.ft. over 10,000 sq.ft.


To begin the registration process, bring all completed forms and application fees to:

Community Development Department
Permitting Division
11 West Home Avenue
Villa Park, IL 60181

Upon completion of all the required inspections, licensing (if applicable,) etc., you will be contacted when your Certificate of Occupancy is ready to be picked up.

If you have any questions regarding this procedure, please feel free to call us 630-834-8505 between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. We will be happy to assist you in any way we can.

Please Note: This certificate does not replace county and state registrations; it is required by the Village of Villa Park, in addition to county and state registrations.