Hotel/Motel License*

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.

Visit the Winnebago County Clerk or mail the completed form along with payment to:

Winnebago County Clerk
404 Elm Street, Suite 104
Rockford, IL 61101
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Click here for the Hotel/Motel License application