Crete welcomes your business and we are committed to helping your business grow and prosper. We strive to create a favorable climate for business and pride ourselves on being a partner with development. This approach has allowed us to foster a win-win business climate for the community developer and end-user.
You must register with the Illinois Department of Revenue if you conduct business in Illinois, or with Illinois customers. This includes sole proprietors (individual or husband/wife/civil union), exempt organizations, or government agencies withholding for Illinois employees.
Depending on the type of business or service, you might need an additional license in the Village of Crete. Further information can be found at Illinois Department of Revenue.
In Illinois, general contractors are not licensed at the state level, however, you do need to register your business with the Illinois Department of Revenue and apply to the Village of Crete.
The Village of Crete now uses Oxcart Permit Systems LLC to manage permitting of transporting overweight/oversized loads. If you need to transport an overweight/oversized load on a village street, you should apply for a permit at: www.oxcartpermits.com.