Check back frequently for the latest information on COVID-19, and local updates on resources and impact.

The Village staff and employees strive to provide the best service possible to our residents, while keeping your property taxes as low as possible.


Your local government – made up of dedicated elected officials and highly qualified staff – works hard to ensure that Addison continues to grow and thrive.  Village services are consistently praised, while being provided with a reasonable tax rate.

More than 36,000 people call the Village of Addison home.  Whether you are new to our community, or have lived here for years, here is some of the information you need to know.  

Addison has been extremely successful at attracting and retaining industry and business within the village due to the proactive and forward-thinking actions of its elected officials. To encourage business and industrial development and facilitate the expansion of existing sites, the village offers a wide variety of economic incentives that are molded to the needs of each individual business seeking a home in Addison.

Whether you are considering calling Addison home, or just visiting for day for pleasure or business, here are some links you might find useful.

                                                                                                        

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COVID-19

COVID-19

Business Resources

Governor's Stay-at-Home Order

You can find a copy of the order here, which explains businesses deemed "essential" under the Governor's order.  The Governor's Executive Order 2020-32 extends this order, along with others, through May 30, 2020. 

The Village of Addison has chosen not to develop stricter guidelines than established by the order.  However, the Village does recommend any business continuing to operate follow recommendations set by the CDC found here.

Retooling Your Facility?

In light of the current situation, if you have decided to retool your work to help provide critical resources, please let us know via email.  If you are looking to sell your product to the state or federal governments, we can connect you into that process. 

DuPage County's Small Business Relief Grant

This program is meant to assist small businesses and independent contractors to use for employee retention payroll, utilities, and rent.  This is a new program established by DuPage County and Choose DuPage. 

Eligibility:
  • Small businesses with fewer than 15 full-time employees and less than $1.5 million in annual revenue may apply for a grant up to $15,000.
  • Independent contractors with more than 50% of their annual income coming from 1099 work, and an annual income of less than $100,000 may apply for a grant up to $7,500.
  • Businesses and contractors that have received other funds intended for this purpose (i.e. PPP, EIDL) are not eligible.
Apply online here.
For additional information, visit Choose DuPage's website.


CARES Act - Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security

This guide summaries major programs and initiatives of the CARES Act that will be available through the SBA.  You can contact the IL SBA District Office at 312-353-4528.  Page 2 highlights information on assistance to cover cost of retaining employees.    

The US Chamber of Commerce compiled an article answering questions.

US Small Business Administration's Payroll Protection Program

Businesses, nonprofits, veteran organizations, sole proprietorships, self-employed individuals and independent contractors with 500 or less employees may be eligible to apply for forgivable loans to pay for employees during this crisis.  Learn more about this program.   Find answers to frequently asked questions.
Comparison of this program, EIDL and the IL Small Business Loan Fund

Small businesses, sole proprietorships, independent contractors and self-employed individuals may apply.  Find an approved lender you can apply with here.   Apply as soon as possible as funds are limited.

US Small Business Administration's Economic Injury Disaster Loan

Small businesses and non-profits impacted by COVID-19 may be eligible to apply for loans of up to $2 million. 

Comparison of this program, PPP and the IL Small Business Loan Fund

Illinois’ Small Business COVID-19 Relief Program

The Business Invest program was established by the IL Treasurer’s Office to assist IL small business and non-profits negatively affected by COVID-19.  To learn more about the program click here.

Application for Business Invest

Contact the IL Treasurer’s office with additional questions on this program at 217-782-9463.

Illinois’ Small Business Emergency Loan Fund

Low-interest loans of up to $50,000 for small businesses in every industry.  According to the DCEO, businesses with fewer than 50 employees and less than $3 million in revenue in 2019 will be eligible to apply.  Successful applicants will owe nothing for 6 months and will then begin making fixed payments at 3% interest for the remainder of a 5-year loan term.  

More information and express interest here to receive an application 
Comparison of this program, EIDL and SBA's PPP

Hospitality Emergency Grant Program

This grant program for eligible bars and restaurants has now ended.  Grant winners were notified on April 8, 2020.  More Information available here.  

License Renewal Information

State liquor licenses expiring on March 31, 2020, April 30, 2020, May 31, 2020, and June 30, 2020 are extended until July 31, 2020. (See announcement here)

State professional licenses issued by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) that have renewal dates between March 1, 2020 through and including July 31, 2020, are granted an automatic extension to September 30, 2020.  (See announcement here)

Help IL Assess Impact

The State of Illinois is assessing impact from COVID-19.  Please be sure to let the state know of the impact on your business here.

Other Resources

  • Informational:
o   Employer Frequently Asked Questions from Greensfelder Attorneys at Law
o   Addison businesses are not eligible for the IL Downstate Small Business Stabilization Program
 
  • Financial:

Sign up to Stay Updated

  • CODE Red, Addison's emergency notification system, here 
  • Download the Village of Addison app.  Search for "Addison Connected" or "Village of Addison" in your phone's app store to download.  

COVID-19 Hotlines

  • DuPage COVID-19 Hotline at 630-221-7030
    Mon-Sat from 8 AM – 8 PM or Sun 10 AM – 6 PM

Questions?

Please direct business related questions to Anna Kubas at AKubas@addison-il.org or 630-693-7508

As the situation remains fluid, information is subject to change, but will do our best to share current accurate information.