Where can I find the City’s Code of Ordinances?

Copies of the City of Rockford Code of Ordinances can be found online, in the Department of Law's main office on the 7th floor of City Hall, in the Winnebago County Law Library, and at the main branch of the Rockford Public Library. Copies of the zoning ordinance can be found in the Zoning Office on the first floor of City Hall. Copies of various building codes can be found on the Building Codes & Ordinances page or on the first floor of City Hall. The Traffic Division of Public Works on the fifth floor of City Hall maintains a record of traffic ordinances and schedules. The Fire Prevention Bureau maintains a copy of the fire and life safety codes at 204 S First Street. For general information on city laws, contact 779-348-7154.

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1. Who do I call about a City liquor or tobacco license?
2. Does the City of Rockford allow ownership of chickens?
3. How do I find out about my next court date?
4. Where do I pay or dispute my Park Rockford ticket?
5. I need an attorney for a private matter (divorce, alimony, child support, a civil lawsuit, neighborhood dispute). Can the City represent me?
6. How do I report the company who illegally towed my car from a private lot?
7. How do I obtain a State of Illinois Liquor License?
8. How do I report discrimination at the workplace?
9. Who collects taxes for the City and County?
10. Where do I register to vote? Where do I vote?
11. Where can I find the City’s Code of Ordinances?
12. How do I complain about a barking dog or a dog running loose?
13. How do I obtain a raffle license?
14. Where can I get a new marriage license? or just a copy of it?
15. Where can I get a copy of my birth certificate or my child’s?
16. What are the responsibilities of the Department of Law?
17. What is the phone number for the Department of Law?
18. Where is the Department of Law located?
19. My car was damaged by a pothole - how do I file a claim against the City?
20. Where do I pay my traffic (speeding) ticket?
21. What is the phone number for the Public Defender’s office?
22. Where do I make a claim for an accident with a City vehicle?
23. How do I report damage from a snowplow to my mailbox or other property?
24. How do I report a mowing or weeds violation?
25. How do I determine who owns property in the City of Rockford?