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Please Note: Properties in which the owner does not occupy/live in the home requires licensed contractors. Any work done by renters, landlords, their employees, or other persons who do not own and occupy the home must have an appropriate license or hire a licensed contractor.
**Some examples may be failure to register as a Contractor, failure to as pull a permit as required, or performing work for which the original permit was not approved or change the project scope without seeking approval from the Building Official.**
The stop work order shall be in writing and shall be given to the owner of the property involved, or to the owner's agent, or to the person doing the work. Upon issuance of a stop work order, the cited work shall immediately cease. The stop work order shall state the reason for the order, and the conditions under which the cited work will be permitted to resume.
Any person who shall continue any work after having been served with a stop work order, except such work as that person is directed to perform to remove a violation or unsafe condition, shall be subject to penalties as prescribed by law.
A Registration is only the duty to register, providing identification information, and to keep within the required Ordinance requirements in order to perform work.
The Rock Island Parks & Recreation has flexible options that offer opportunities for any size of business to connect with their target market. Opportunities for businesses to sponsor range in price from $100 and up including small sponsorships like candy donation at Fright Night, to mid range sponsorships such as a concert at Schwiebert Riverfront Park, a soccer jersey sponsorship, Red, White & Boom, or signage at Whitewater Junction or the Sports Complex. Businesses can choose a sponsorship that fits their marketing goals.
Requests for records from the Police Department must be submitted in writing, by email, mail or any other means to the Rock Island Police Department, 1212 5th Avenue, Rock Island IL 61201. All other requests for information/records must be submitted in writing, by email, mail or any other means to the Office of the City Clerk at City Hall, 1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL 61201. For convenience, a Freedom of Information request form is available on this website, but it is not required. Please include your name, address, and phone number on your request, and the information/records that you are requesting.
No fee will be assessed for the first 50 pages of black and white, letter or legal sized copies. A fee of 15 cents is charged for any additional pages, color copies, and abnormal size copies. There is a fee of $1 for information placed on a CD or DVD. There is a charge for information placed on a flash drive. Illinois Crash Reports carry a fee of $5.00.
The Freedom of Information Act allows five business days (not including the day of receipt of the request) to respond. Responses to FOIA requests may be emailed to you upon request. Otherwise, you will be notified by the Rock Island Police Department or the Office of the City Clerk when the information is ready. You will be instructed where and how to pick up your FOIA response.
First 4 hours: $300 for profit / $250 for Non-profit Additional Hours: $100 for profit / $75 for Non-Profit Amenities: $50 for use of Kitchen $50 for use of Stage $50 for use of Audio/Visual $100 security deposit is required and is refundable upon inspection for cleanliness and damage Conference Room $75 for Profit / $40 for Non-Profit
First 4 hours: $300 for profit / $250 for Non-profit Additional Hours: $100 for profit / $50 for Non-Profit Amenities: $50 for use of Kitchen $50 for use of Stage $50 for use of Audio/Visual $100 security deposit is required and is refundable upon inspection for cleanliness and damage. Conference Room $75 for Profit / $40 for Non-Profit
Amenities: $50 for use of Kitchen $50 for use of Stage $50 for use of Audio/Visual
$50 security deposit is required and is refundable upon inspection for cleanliness and damage
Conference Room / King's Corner (All-purpose room) $75 for Profit / $40 for Non-Profit
A Special Use Permit for businesses that are located out of your home may be required. Please contact the City of Rock Island Zoning Department at (309) 732-2900 for more information.
A Change of Occupancy Certificate for any structures that will be used for a purpose other than that which it was originally constructed may be required. Please contact the Building Department at (309) 732-2910 for more information.
A Food Service License is required to operate any food and beverage establishment. Please contact the Health Inspector for more information (309) 732-2910.
For all other business licensing and permit related questions please contact the City Clerk at (309) 732-2010.