A Horse Drawn Carriage License is required for carriages or any device where a person is or may be transported or drawn upon the public way, designed to be or capable of being driven by a horse. The license is issued at the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection office located at 2350 W. Ogden Avenue, 1st floor.
To apply for a Horse Drawn Carriage License applicants should have the following documentation and a completed license application form.
Chicago businesses must comply with all relevant federal, state, and City laws and rules. All laws and rules of the City of Chicago including the Consumer Protection Law and Rules, are accessible to the public using the following link: Municipal Code of Chicago, Illinois.
December 1 - November 30
How to Apply:
Apply in person. Bring all required documents and a completed license application form to:
Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection Public Vehicle Operations Facility
2350 W. Ogden Ave.,
First Floor, Chicago, IL 60608
E-mail questions to BACPPV@cityofchicago.org.
Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm