An annual license expires on January 31st.
This license applies to all individuals or entities that want to engage in the business of repairing or selling, or to repair, sell, or give away to any person a new or used handgun within the City of Rockford. There are very specific requirements that must be adhered to before a license can be approved. See Code sections 5.489 through 5.491 for full details.
To obtain a license, complete the Weapons Sales License Application and return it with the appropriate license fee to the Payment Center at City Hall. The license will be issued upon approval of the application.
Compliance with all laws, ordinances, and regulations of the City of Rockford, including all building, zoning, and fire regulations as well as State of Illinois statutes applicable to such a licensed business or device, is mandatory.