Complete application(s), save as pdf file(s) and email to Ed Dvorak.

All projects must be approved by the McHenry County Enterprise Zone prior to the start of the project. All applicants need to complete the Project Application form and all contractors providing materials must provide and/or complete the Sales Tax Exemption Application form prior to ordering or purchasing any building materials. For additional qualification details click here.

In order to complete the application, you will need to have the following information:

  1. Approved building permit (for Harvard click here, for Woodstock click here, for Marengo click here)
  2. Enterprise Zone Business Name
  3. Project address
  4. Sales Tax Certification Application
  5. Number of full and part-time employees at project address including construction jobs
  6. Start date and completion date (the start date must not be sooner than approval date of application)
  7. Cost of remodeling, new construction, building materials, capital equipment and site cost and preparation
  8. Company FEIN
  9. Illinois Unemployment Insurance Number – click here
  10. NAICS Number – Contact your tax preparer or click here
  11. Correct Parcel Number
  12. Enterprise Zone Fee (Cost of Building Materials (#3) X.005 not to exceed $50,000

Still Have Questions?

The McHenry County Enterprise Zone is here to guide you through the process. We can assist you with obtaining grants, permit issues, entitling property and more.

Please contact MCEDC, Enterprise Zone Administrator, with any questions about the application, required documentation or process.
Phone: (815) 893-0895.
Email: Ed Dvorac,

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