Anticipated construction work for the week of July 15-19
East Side Streets
- Cedar Avenue – Sawcutting for concrete removals, milling asphalt, patching asphalt
- Fieldgate Road – No work at this time.
- Majestic Oaks Drive – Milling asphalt
- State Avenue – Sawcutting for concrete removals, milling asphalt, patching asphalt
West Side Streets
The City of St. Charles is a motivated partner in helping to preserve our existing downtown building stock, fill vacancies, and attract new businesses to St. Charles.
This handsome river community maintains the reputation as the Pride of the Fox by providing exceptional services to residents and businesses! Centrally located in Kane County, St. Charles is an economic powerhouse. Three business districts offer a variety of opportunities for businesses of all sizes to flourish. Downtown St. Charles is known for its unique mix of historic charm and new development that has created a vibrant riverfront entertainment destination in the Fox Valley.
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The City of St. Charles does not require general business licenses. Licenses are required for:
Are you seeking to open a business or purchase/lease commercial property in St. Charles? A comprehensive and interactive database of available site is linked from the City's Economic Development portal, Think St. Charles.
For further assistance on locating your business in St. Charles, contact the Community & Economic Development Department at (630) 377-4443 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Facade Improvement Program is a reimbursement / matching grant program administered by the City of St. Charles to encourage the rehabilitation and restoration of the exterior of buildings in the downtown area.
Please carefully review the application materials.
The Corridor Improvement Program is designed to enhance the physical appearance of private property along the City’s most traveled corridors.
Note: The Corridor Improvement Program has not been funded for the City's current fiscal year, May 2021-April 2022.
Fire Extinguisher Training
The Fire Department offers fire extinguisher training to the business community or any other interested group. The class includes a videotaped instructional program, brief lecture, handouts, and an opportunity to extinguish a live fire. The class is available upon request and is highly recommended for all adults. A nominal fee is charged for each class to cover the cost of the program. Please contact the Fire Department at (630) 377-4458 for more information.