The Winnebago County Ordinance requires licenses to construct, operate or maintain an auto court and resort, motel, auto inn or roadside hotel.
An application must be filled out and submitted to the Winnebago County Clerk’s Office. The annual fee is $10.00, plus $2.00 for each unit available. The fee will not exceed $200.00 per year. The license will expire on April 30th of every year.
You may visit the Winnebago County Clerk’s Office or mail the completed application form along with payment to:
Winnebago County Clerk
404 Elm Street, Suite 104
Rockford, IL 61101
Click HERE for the Hotel/Motel License application