TITLE 92: TRANSPORTATION
CHAPTER II: SECRETARY OF STATE
PART 1010 CERTIFICATES OF TITLE, REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES
SECTION 1010.200 HOMEMADE TRAILERS - TITLE AND REGISTRATION
Section 1010.200 Homemade Trailers − Title and Registration
a) A "homemade trailer" shall be defined as:
1) A trailer that was built from various parts and not manufactured by an established company;
2) The trailer has never been issued a manufacturer's ownership document; and
3) No prior registration information exists for the trailer.
b) The application for a Certificate of Title and Registration for a homemade trailer must be made by the owner to the Secretary of State. In addition to the application for title, the applicant must submit to the Secretary of State:
1) An affirmation stating the trailer is in fact a homemade trailer, signed by the applicant;
2) A statement of construction, describing the materials used in the construction of the trailer;
3) Four pictures of the trailer, from both sides, the front and the rear of the trailer; and
4) Applicable title and registration fees.
c) Upon approval of the documentation provided, the Secretary of State Department of Police must inspect the trailer to ascertain whether it is safe for highway use, whether all safety items have been installed and are operating properly, and whether the trailer contains any stolen parts.
d) All homemade trailers must be inspected by the Secretary of State Department of Police prior to issuance of a Certificate of Title and Registration. Any homemade trailer weighing 5,001 lbs. or more must also be inspected by the Illinois Department of Transportation prior to issuance of a Certificate of Title.
e) Upon completion of a successful inspection, the Secretary of State Department of Police must attach a unique vehicle number to the homemade trailer. The unique vehicle identification number shall be made part of the homemade trailer's record.
(Source: Added at 34 Ill. Reg. 10202, effective June 29, 2010)