We would like to give special thanks to Laiken, a 6th grade student which gave us this article suggestion along with her Mentor from Bright County Mentors. They were working in a research project and  Laiken found us as one of their research tools, gave us a great feedback on how helpful we were for the project. This fulfill our hearts knowing that we are making a great impact even to young people. Thank you Laiken for suggesting this article, you are inspirational to us, we are looking forward to see  how your project turned out. Thumbs up to you and all our best wishes to your bright future!! 



    Starting a Business


    Offering one-on-one consulting targeted to small businesses and entrepreneurs, we are dedicated to providing you the best advice and resources. Our business services include:

    • FREE, confidential, one-on-one business advising and coaching with noted experts
    • Assistance in developing business plans and financial statements
    • Aid in forming strategic marketing plans
    • Support in securing loans with local lenders and service providers
    • Spanish-speaking advisors and workshops available
    • International business planning
    • Analysis of Export Administration Regulations
    • Access to network of trade resources
    • Assistance in foreign market entrytri state corporate center
    • Interactive, low-cost workshops


    College of Lake County
    19351 West Washington Street
    Grayslake, IL 60030-1198
    (847) 543-2033


     Job Center of Lake County

    The Job Center provides these valuable services to you:
    1 North Genesee Street, Waukegan, IL 60085
    800 Lancer Lane, Grayslake, IL 60030


    Planning, Building, and Development Harbor Freight

    500 W. Windhester Road, Unit 101
    Libertyville, IL 60048

    Enforcement of county building codes and zoning ordinances in unincorporated Lake County through plan review, permitting, and inspection of all construction activity.

    Commercial Building Permit Requirements

    Lake County Zoning 

    Planning Resource Center


    Lake County Partners

    Lake County Partners, a 501(c)3 economic development corporation, works to maintain economic vitality and quality of life in Lake County, Illinois.