Dataset Overview
This dataset contains 63k business licenses according to the business tax information of the City of Chicago, Office of the City Treasurer. Each business is registered with the following information: LICENSE ID, ACCOUNT NUMBER, SITE NUMBER, LEGAL NAME, DOING BUSINESS AS NAME, LICENSE DESCRIPTION, business location (street address, city, zip code) etc.


License Description - Chicago Business License

Limited Business License (24858),     Retail Food Establishment (11669),     Regulated Business License (8726),     Tobacco Retail Over Counter (2541),     Consumption On Premises - Incidental Activity (2506),     Peddler License (1775),     Motor Vehicle Services License (1765),     Package Goods (1185),     Tavern (927),     Manufacturing Establishments (908),     Children's Services Facility License (853),     Wholesale Food Establishment (627),     Public Place Of Amusement (612),     Outdoor Patio (497),     Public Garage (478),     Valet Parking Operator (469),     Filling Station (426),     Raffles (415),     Animal Care License (354),     Massage Establishment (322),     Mobile Food License (295),     Food - Shared Kitchen Long-term User (216),     Caterer's Liquor License (198),     Secondhand Dealer (includes Valuable Objects) (193),     Accessory Garage (160),     Late Hour (152),     Secondhand Dealer (no Valuable Objects) (130),     Explosives, Certificate Of Fitness (86),     Performing Arts Venue (76),     Music And Dance (75),     Pawnbroker (70),     Not-for-profit Club (69),     Tobacco Dealer Wholesale (43),     Food - Shared Kitchen - Supplemental (38),     Affiliation (24),     Taxicab Two-way Dispatch Service License (22),     Special Event Food (20),     Explosives (19),     License Manager (18),     Navy Pier Kiosk License (18),     Caterer's Registration (liquor) (17),     Wrigley Field (15),     Bicycle Messenger Service (9),     Heliports (7),     License Broker (5),     1010 (4),     Food - Shared Kitchen (4),     Itinerant Merchant (4),     Navy Pier - Mobile (3),     Tobacco Sampler (3),     Class A - Indoor Special Event (3),     4404 (2),     Food - Shared Kitchen Short-term User (2),     Transportation Network Provider (2),     Weapons Dealer (2),     19 (2),     1032 (1),     (1),     2101 (1),     Liquor Airport Pushcart License (1),     1006 (1),     1475 (1),     Special Event Beer And Wine (1),