Liquor Commission

Liquor Concept Committee

The Liquor Concept Committee is comprised of staff members having technical expertise in areas pertinent to liquor licensing. The Committee reviews new liquor businesses, changes to an existing business, ownership changes and special events involving liquor. Recommendations from the Committee are forwarded to the Liquor Commissioner and the Liquor Commission.

You must contact Miranda Barfuss, Mayor's Office, at (630) 548-2983 to schedule a Liquor Concept Committee meeting. You are required to complete the “Liquor Concept Pre-Application Form” or “Special Event/Temporary License Form” found below and submit it to Miranda Barfuss at seven days before your Liquor Concept Committee meeting for review. A business owner and/or manager (if applicable) is required to attend the meeting to present the concept and answer questions from the Committee. The Committee meets in the afternoon on the third week of each month in the Mayor’s Conference Room located on the second floor of the Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle Street. Further details about the application process are listed in the “Liquor Concept Overview” form below.

Questions? Please contact Miranda Barfuss (630) 548-2983 or via email at