Vehicle sticker information update

Vehicle sticker information update


The City of Rockford Finance Department reminds everyone that 2001 vehicle stickers expire March 31, 2002, according to city ordinance, and new stickers must be displayed by April 2.

The ordinance further requires that for stickers not purchased before April 2, the cost will double to $30 instead of $15.

New 2002 vehicle stickers are on sale now at City Hall from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and at approximately 40 various authorized facilities throughout the city—including banks, currency exchanges, savings and loans, license services and various factories and commercial locations. For a complete listing, call 987-5584.

Sticker fees are as follows: passenger car, $15; cycles and mopeds, $10; antique cars, $7.50; trucks—based on license classification.

Information required: vehicle make, year and model; state license plate number (if available).

Disabled and senior citizens qualify for a reduced fee of $9 if they are age 65 by March 31, 2002. Proof of disability or age is required, and there is a limit of one car per family at the discount rate.

Senior and disabled residents who have previously been registered for a reduced fee sticker have been mailed sticker applications and instructions that will allow them to purchase their stickers by mail.

Persons not displaying vehicle stickers by April 2 are subject to arrest and fines, plus the vehicle sticker fee will double.

The $1.1 million generated from vehicle sticker sales is used to pay for 24 percent of the $4.6 million annual street maintenance budget.

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