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Commercial Occupancy Only
Occupancy Requirements
The Village of Orland Park Development Services Department allows an occupancy for spaces within existing buildings with the following conditions:
  • Building and zoning applications must be completed and submitted for review.
  • Intended use must be approved in accordance with the Village Land Development Code.
  • Call the Planning Division at 708-403-5300 to confirm that your business is allowed to operate at the site your have selected or to help you locate sites which are appropriate.
  • Final occupancy inspection approval must be obtained to verify minimum fire, life safety, exiting, accessibility to environmental limited persons, and health hazard conditions.
  • Permit Fees must be paid as per Village Code, Title 5, Chapter 2.

For occupancy permit applications and detailed requirements, view the permit applications and requirements.

Permits and Licenses

Occupancy only permit fees for commercial use include a $145 inspection / permit fee and a $40 zoning permit fee.

Sign Permits
Sign permits require a separate sign permit application.

Business Licenses
Business Licenses are required per Village Code Title 7, Chapter 2. Fee is based on square footage, except for food service establishments where the fee is based on the number of seats.

Other Licenses
Licenses are also required for:
  • Vending Machines
  • Amusement Devices
  • Sale of Tobacco
  • Massage Therapists
    • State License Required
    • Police background check and approval required before certificate of occupancy can be issued.
    • Please call 708-364-4945 for application and more information.

Required Inspections
Final building, electrical, plumbing, and fire inspections are required before the certificate of occupancy and business licenses are issued. Health inspections will also be required if applicable. Please complete and submit an inspection request.