Health & Licensing

The Health Department is responsible for inspections of the sanitary conditions of all food serving facilities. These inspections are conducted throughout the year to ensure all residents and guests they are protected against harmful food borne illnesses. The Village of Rosemont uses the Illinois Department of Public Health, Food Service Sanitation Code as its reference and enforcement guide book.

The Health Department assists the Public Safety Department with inspections of multi family dwellings for any safety and health concerns. While the Public Safety Department is conducting inspections of Multi-Family dwellings, the Health Department is checking for any evidence of any rodents or mold in the apartments.

Licensing Department
All businesses that operate in the Village of Rosemont are required to obtain a business license prior to operating. An application and the Business Handbook can be downloaded or picked up at Rosemont Village Hall.

Building and Plan Review
Whether you are starting a new business or expanding or remodeling an existing business, you must obtain a building permit at the Building Department.

Building permit applications and building contractors licenses can be obtained at Village Hall or downloaded. The Village of Rosemont uses B.O.C.A. building codes and N.F.P.A. Life Safety codes.

For questions about building permits and license fees, please call the Building Department at 847-823-1159 or 847-825-4404. Payment for the license application or building permit fee can be made either by mail or in person.

OVERVIEW

The Health Department is responsible for the inspections of the sanitary conditions of all food serving facilities this includes mobile food vending and vending machines and vendors at the Allstate Arena's flea market. The goal of these inspections is to prevent food-borne illness out-breaks from occurring in our community. To achieve this goal, inspections are conducted unannounced to all local establishments serving and selling food, a minimum of two times a year. During inspections the following are examined.

  • Condition of Food products received
  • Temperature of stored food
  • Potential for cross contamination
  • Employee Hygiene
  • Maintenance of Equipment
  • Condition of Water and Sewer systems
  • Insect and Rodent control
  • General Housekeeping of facility

The Licensing Department regulates all business's that operate in the Village of Rosemont. A complete list of fee's and classifications can be found in the business handbook on the right.

All Restaurants that sell Alcoholic Liquor are required to obtain a license from the Village of Rosemont and the State of Illinois. Classifications can be found in the business handbook on the right.