Liquor License

Operation Changes – Coronavirus (COVID-19) Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Office of the City Clerk at Waukegan City Hall is open to the public with an amended operating schedule:  Monday - Friday 8:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M., reopening from 12:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M., further notice.  As usual, phone calls to City Hall, emails and voicemails will be retrieved, distributed and attended to on a daily basis.  The Office of the City Clerk will continue to keep the public informed regarding City Council meetings as well as prepare agendas, plus, process FOIA’s, Death & Birth certificates in addition to liquor licensing renewals during this time.  For additional questions please call us direct at 847-599-2513.

The Waukegan City Clerk is the Liquor License administrator for the City of Waukegan, accepting applications and issuing permits where applicable. 

Liquor code (PDF) passed December 4, 2017 at City Council and became effective April 1, 2018.

2020-2021 LIQUOR LICENSE APPLICATION

2020-2021 TEMPORARY LIQUOR LICENSE for sale of alcoholic liquor to be consumed on the premises at a special event. 

2020-2021 LIQUOR LICENSE CLASS FEES

CURRENT LIST OF LIQUOR LICENSE HOLDERS (PDF) issued by the City of Waukegan. (updated 01/29/2020) 

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