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When planning to bring your business to Carol Stream, or maintain and expand your existing business in town, look to these local, regional, and state resources for possible incentives and programs:
Carol Stream Chamber of Commerce
Choose DuPage
College of DuPage
Elgin Community College
Illinois Office of the Small Business Administration
Tax Increment Financing (TIF)

Other local, regional, state, and federal resources to help with business endeavors include the following:

Utility Companies/Resources
Name Number
Carol Stream Water Reclamation Center (WRC) 
(630) 653-5499
Carol Stream Fire District  (630) 668-4836
Joint Utility Locating Information for Excavators (J.U.L.I.E.) (800) 892-0123 or 811

 

Other contact information for Commonwealth Edison (ComEd), Northern Illinois Gas (NICOR), Comcast, and AT&T can be found under the Utilities section of the website.

Local Government and Local Area Resources
 Name  Number
 Flood Brothers Disposal and Recycling Services  (630) 261-0400
 DuPage Convention and Visitors Bureau  (630) 575-8070
 workNet DuPage  (630) 955-2030
 DuPage County (General)   (630) 407-6500
      Health Department  (630) 682-7400
      Stormwater Management  (630) 407-6700
      Transportation  (630) 407-6900

 

Other contact information for the local park district, library district, school districts, and townships within Carol Stream can be found under the Local Agencies section of the website.

State of Illinois Resources
 Name  Number
 Illinois Secretary of State’s Office - Business Services  (217) 782-6961
 Illinois Department of Revenue (IDOR)  (312) 814-5258
 Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity  (312) 782-7500
 Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT)  (847) 705-4000
 Illinois Manufacturers Association  (630) 368-5300
 Illinois Business Portal (links and resources for starting and operating a business in Illinois)  
Federal Resources
Small Business Administration (SBA)
U.S. Department of Commerce
U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA)