Once your business is up and running, OPDC’s continuing efforts to maintain a favorable business climate will help you prosper and grow. We work with the business community and the Village on zoning, liquor licensing, tourism and other economic development issues.
OPDC is at the heart of an active business network that includes Village Hall, the Oak Park-River Forest Chamber of Commerce, Oak Park Board of Realtors, the Oak Park Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Oak Park Regional Housing Center, the Residence Corporation of Oak Park, the Oak Park Area Arts Council and business associations throughout Oak Park’s Commercial districts. The result is a support system that helps make Oak Park a great place to do business.
Local Government Links
- Village of Oak Park general www.oak-park.us 708.383.6400
- Business & Liquor Licenses Clerk@oak-park.us 708.358.5675
- Business Services Dalyl@oak-park.us 708.358.5648
- Building & Property Standards (Zoning) Building@oak-park.us 708.358.5430
Oak Park-River Forest Chamber of Commerce
For information on monthly networking events, membership, member list, Chamber calendar and more.
www.oprfchamber.org | 708.771.5760
Oak Park Area Visitors Bureau
For information on local attractions, calendar of events and more.
www.visitoakpark.com | 708.524.7800
Oak Park Board of Realtors
To locate a realtor, for information on buying or selling a property, member benefits, affiliate members and more.
www.oakparkrealtors.org | 708.386.0150
Oak Park Area Arts Council
For calendar of events, workshops, list of artists and membership information.
www.oakparkareaarts.org | 708.386.5690
Oak Park Regional Housing Center
For assistance to building owners on keeping apartment buildings marketable, free referral services to apartment seekers, business member information.
www.apartmentsoakpark.org | 708.848.7150
Oak Park Residence Corporation
A community-based non-profit housing development corporation; promotes Oak Park as a diverse and economically balanced community; rental and property management information.
www.oakparkrc.com | 708.386.6061