Police Department Questions
Are UTV/Golf Carts allowed in City Limits?
Yes! UTV and golf carts are allowed to be operated on city streets. To get a permit, you will need to have it inspected by a police officer. It must have the following on it: a slow moving vehicle sign, a bicycle safety flag, adequate & functioning brakes, brake lights, rear view mirror, and a muffler/exhaust system. The permit fee is $25 per calendar year. To schedule an inspection or to renew your permit, call the Cresco Police Department at 563-547-2424.
For more information, see Chapter 74 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Cresco.
Are animals allowed to run at large in City limits?
It is unlawful for any owner to allow an animal to run at large within the corporate limits of the City. When an owner/keeper walks a dog, the dog MUST be on a leash and all waste must be picked up and disposed of properly.
My dog/cat is missing. How do I check if it was picked up by an officer?
You can call the non-emergency police phone number at 563-547-2424 to see if your pet has been picked up and to arrange pick up if it was.