Park Ridge Cemetery

State To Begin Licensing Cemeteries, Workers Next Month

Three years after the reuse of burial plots in historic Burr Oak Cemetery became a national scandal, state licensing of cemeteries and cemetery employees is about to begin.


Ald. Robert Fioretti

Ald. Fioretti Suggests Licensing Dog Owners

Dog owners might find themselves applying for licenses, under a plan that the Chicago City Council is being asked to consider.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2012

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Alderman Calls For License Requirement For Bicyclists

If one alderman has his way, the city might soon ask bike riders to pony up money for the privilege of riding on Chicago streets.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2011

Mayor Rahm Emanuel (CBS)

Emanuel Seeks To Do Away With Some Business Inspections

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is proposing changing city licensing ordinances to do away with 16 types of city inspections.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2011