Escort Services

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No person may engage in, conduct or carry on the operation or maintenance of an escort service or act as an escort without first obtaining a valid license. See Ch. 10, Art. IX of the La Crosse Municipal Code.

License Period

Each license issued shall terminate at the expiration of one year from date of issuance unless sooner revoked.

License Fee

$260.00 is due at the time of application (cash, check payable to City Treasurer or credit with convenience fee).

How to Apply

Applications shall be made in writing on the form prescribed by law and filed with the City Clerk's Office. The information provided to the City Clerk shall be provided under oath.

Applications for an escort service license shall be referred to the Chief of Police, Chief of the Fire Department and Chief Building Inspector. Applications for an escort license shall be referred to the Chief of Police only. Within thirty (30) days of receiving an application, the Common Council shall grant or deny a license.

All applications for the renewal of escort service and escort licenses shall be filed with the City Clerk's Office no later than sixty (60) days prior to the expiration of the license. Applications to renew licenses shall be processed by the City in the same fashion as new applications except the filing fee for renewals is $210.00.


For more information, contact the City Clerk's Office at (608) 789-7510.

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