The Clerk's Office accepts applications and issues permits for holding special events. It is also responsible for business registration and renewal applications. The office issues alcoholic liquor, tobacco and raffle licenses. The Clerk's Office additionally provides firework permits. The office is governed by the Village of Oswego in Illinois. The village operates community development, police, finance, public works, and building and zoning departments. It also holds committees and commissions. The village s finance and administration departments are responsible for the day-to-day management, income and expenditures of the village. The Village of Oswego operates Oswego Economic Development Corporation, which offers information related to demographics, traffic counts, and zoning and plan maps, as well as maintains a database of available properties and lease spaces.