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Horse Drawn Carriage License

An annual license expiring on January 31st.

This license applies to all individuals and entities that want to operate horse-drawn carriages within and upon the public streets of the City of Rockford.  There are specific requirements that must be adhered to before a license can be approved.  See Code sections 29.19 through 29.32 for full details.To obtain a license, complete the Horse Drawn Carriage License Application and return it with the requirements listed below to the Building Department at City Hall.  The license will be issued upon the approval of the application.
1. Proof of liability insurance to cover workers’ and unemployment conpensation.
2. Proof of liability insurance for accidental injury or death and property damage claims.
3. Veterinary certificate for each animal.
4. Schedule of rates.
5. The appropriate license fee.

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.

Horse Drawn Carriage License Application