License and Permit Forms

Building and Code Services

Please use the “Online Forms” button below to access the Building and Code Services portal for all permit applications or documents related to their department.

City Clerk

Please click the tab of the type of license or permit you wish to obtain and follow the instructions listed in the tab.

Licenses

Per Chapter 11, Article A of the City of Marion Code, all electrical contractors must obtain an electrical contractor’s license through the City of Marion.

It is recommended that you contact the City Clerk’s office at 618.997.6281 prior to coming in to be sure you submit all required documentation.

First time applicants are required to complete an exam.  This will need to be scheduled with the Building and Code Services department.  Please contact them at 618.993.2422 for further information.

The following is a list of items that may be required:

  • Proof business and licensing
  • Surety bond in the amount of $3,000.00
  • Fees required per city ordinance

Please complete the following steps to obtain a liquor license:

Please complete the following steps to obtain a raffle license:

  • Please complete the Raffle Application
  • Return application and fee to City Clerk’s office

Please complete the following steps to obtain a license:

Please complete the following steps to obtain a taxicab license:

Permits

Please complete the following steps to obtain a Coin Operating Machine Permit:

**All authorized gaming licenses are currently in use.  If you choose to apply, your application will be added to the waitlist.**

Please complete the following steps to operate a video gaming establishment:

Please refer to Chapter 3, Article C. Gambling and Video Gaming of the city code for further information.

Please complete the following steps to obtain a Massage Establishment Permit:

Please complete the following steps to obtain an Oversized/Overweight Moving Permit:

Other Forms

Anyone planning to operate a food truck within the City of Marion, must provide the City Clerk’s office with the following information:

  • Provide date, time and location
  • Written permission from property owner
  • Provide food handling certifications from Bi-County Health Department
  • Provide Certificate of Liability Insurance
  • Copy of Illinois Business Tax Number (Sales Tax Number)

Please complete the following steps to register your hotel:

If you would like to reserve the Square for an event, please complete the following steps:

  • Complete the Reservation of Square
  • Return form and your certificate of insurance to City Clerk’s office