The City of Decatur does not require every business to have a business license. However, City Code does require a license for specific businesses. Most licensing functions fall under the Finance Department.
Licensing also maintains the Macon County Pet Registration System; processes billing for the pier permits, boat registrations and duck blinds; processes rental and billing for parking in the downtown area; and other permits.
Liquor Licensing is managed by the City Clerk.
Construction permits are managed by Commuity Development.
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City of Decatur
1 Gary K. Anderson Plaza
Decatur, IL 62523
Telephone: (217) 424-2709