Illinois Enterprise Zones

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The Illinois Enterprise Zone Act was signed into law in 1982. It is a statewide program which encourages economic growth and investment in enterprise zones through the provision of state incentives, and optional local incentives to businesses relocating or expanding within the Enterprise Zones.  

The Cook County south suburban enterprise zones

The four south suburban Cook County enterprise zone websites are:



The Cook County west regional enterprise zone


For more information, go to the State of Illinois website on enterprise zones

Please contact Mohammed Elahi, Deputy Director, Cook County Bureau of Economic Development at  with questions.