Vending License

Title 11, Chapter 119 of the Village Code requires that all vending machines located in the village display a valid vending license. A vending machine is one that dispenses a variety of products in exchange for payment of some type. Vending machine products may include beverages, food, and any other type of personal property.

  • A separate license is required for each encased unit having one or more slots for payment, or multiple machines attached together and operated by a common slot for payment.
  • Separately encased units bundled together on a stand, support or rack shall have a separate license
    for each unit.
  • The license period for vending machines is January 1 through December 31. Licenses must be renewed annually.
  •  Vending Machines Fees-
  • $25    Gumball, Stickers and Trinket Coin-Operated Machines 

  • $50    All Other Coin-Operated Machines (other than amusement devices)

  • Fees for license purchased after December 31 are doubled.

Electric Vehicle Charging Station

Any person or entity owning or operating an electric vehicle charging station within the Village must obtain a vending license pursuant to Section 119.30 et seq. of this Code.”  The vending license is required for all electric vehicle charging stations; not just those available for public use.

An application for a vending machine license can be submitted to the Finance Department Collections Division:

Robert O. Atcher Municipal Center
101 Schaumburg Court

Click here for hours of operation 


Call 847.923.4537

When Do I Renew My Vending Licenses?

  • November 1st through December 31st - apply online using WebPay
  • Customers are subject to credit card transaction fees.