Liquor Licensing

The Village of Western Springs controls alcoholic liquor through sale restrictions and permissions as described and specified by the Village’s code. Licenses are issued based on the various types of classifications. The list of classifications is outlined in the Liquor License Classifications’ Guide.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to read and become familiar with the Village’s licensing process. This will provide the background for understanding the requirements and responsibilities of applying for a license. Guides and applications are provided in the links below.

For additional information or questions, please contact the Community Development Department at 708-246-1800 ext. 180.

Guides and Applications


Liquor License Process Guide
Application for Retail Liquor License
Manager's Liquor License Process Guide
Application for Manager's Liquor License
Special Event Liquor License Process Guide
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