City of Bloomington, Illinois

City of Bloomington, IllinoisCity of Bloomington, Illinois.

February 26, 2019.


The Business Registration program has been temporarily suspended.*

If you received a letter from the City dated January 1, 2019 regarding Business Registration, please note the following:

If you have already registered your business and paid the $50.00 registration fee, you will be issued a refund no later than March 6, 2019. On-line registration payments will be refunded to the credit card that was provided. Payment made in-person by credit card or check will be refunded by City-issued check to be mailed to the business location on file.

If you have received an invoice to pay the $50.00 registration fee, you may discard it. The City will not seek payment for Business Registration invoices issued on, or prior to, February 14, 2019.

If you have already submitted a registration application, but have not yet been invoiced, you will not be invoiced.

If you have yet to submit an on-line application, or have an on-line application in process, you do not need to take any further action.

If you received a registration certificate via e-mail, you may destroy it.

All data submitted to the City by businesses under this program will be retained in compliance with the City’s record retention policies. All on-line MUNIS log-ins and accounts created by businesses as a part of a business registration application will be deleted.

The City will not fine any business which had not yet registered under this program prior to 10:00AM on February 14, 2019 when the on-line registration application was removed from the City’s website.

No additional correspondence will be mailed to businesses as a part of this program.

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*Ordinance 2018-88 adopted on October 8, 2018, amended Chapter 11 of the City Code to establish Business Registration Requirements. Ordinance 2019-7 adopted on February 26, 2019 temporarily suspended the Business Registration program.

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