Champaign County Clerk

The Champaign County Clerk’s office provides a variety of services for new and expanding businesses.  Assumed Business Names/DBA should be filed with the Clerk’s office for anyone doing business in Champaign County who is not a Corporation, and is not using his/her full name in the name of the business.  The County Clerk’s office also provides Certificate of Owner of Business Applications, Liquor License Applications, and Recreation and Entertainment License Applications for business in Champaign County.

Champaign County Department of Planning and Zoning

The Department of Planning & Zoning receives and review applications for zoning use permits, which include businesses in Champaign County.  The Department inspects construction and land use to ensure compliance with the County zoning ordinance, investigates alleged violations and issues zoning compliance certificates.