a Vehicle Sticker

Vehicle sticker renewal deadline (April 1, 2021) has passed and late fees may apply. Stickers must be purchased at City Hall at this time.

Please allow 7-10 business days from online purchase date for stickers to be mailed to you. Questions can be directed to City Hall at 847-398-6070.

Passed by Ordinance #O-19-07 on March 11, 2019


A. Each owner of a motor vehicle registered with the Secretary of State of Illinois to an address or PO Box within the jurisdiction of the City of Prospect Heights or residing in the city shall obtain a license and pay an annual license fee as set forth in this chapter. All owners of motor vehicles residing in the city and all owners of passenger vehicles which have their situs or base in the city regardless of where such owner resides shall obtain a license and pay the appropriate fee for such motor vehicle.

B. Each owner of a vehicle (as classified in section 10-1-2 of this chapter) which has its situs or base in the city shall obtain a license and pay an annual license fee as set forth in this chapter for the use of such vehicle in the city. For purpose of this section the "situs or base" of a  vehicle shall mean the location where such vehicle is garaged or most regularly parked when not in use by its operator.

Instructions on Renewing a Vehicle Sticker at City Hall

Vehicles which have had previous stickers will be in the City’s database and owners will receive a renewal form in the mail. To renew a vehicle sticker in person, bring your renewal form with payment to City Hall, 8 N. Elmhurst Road.

Vehicle Stickers Cannot be Renewed Online at This Time

Instructions on Purchasing a NEW Vehicle Sticker

Newly acquired vehicles need to be registered with the City within 30 days and have a valid Prospect Heights vehicle sticker displayed. To purchase a vehicle sticker for a NEW vehicle, click the Download a Vehicle Sticker Application link below and return the completed form with payment to City Hall, 8 N. Elmhurst Road.

Visa, Mastercard, and Discover are accepted.

Should you have any questions or issues about processing an online payment, please contact City Hall at 847-398-6070.

Please Note: Rates for vehicle stickers have increased for 2021/2022

Code Vehicle Type Until
Mar 31
 April 1
June 1
P Passenger vehicles $75.00 $112.50 $150.00
MCY Motorcycles, motor scooters $40.00 $60.00 $80.00
A/RV Antique / Recreational Vehicle (must have antique or RV plates issued by the Secretary of State’s Office) $30.00 $45.00 $60.00
TB Truck B Plate 8,000 lbs or less $95.00 $142.50 $190.00
TD Truck D Plate 8,001 to 12,000 lbs $135.00 $202.50 $270.00
TF Truck F Plate 12,001 to 16,000 lbs $175.00 $262.50 $350.00
TH Truck H Plate 16,0001 lbs and over $215.00 $322.50 $430.00
DISCOUNTS – One (1) discounted vehicle per household. Must show “Permanent Disabled Placard” for disabled discount. Must show proof of age, 65 years old or better, at time of purchase, in order to receive senior discount.
D Disabled (show plates) $35.00 $52.50 $70.00
S Senior Citizens – age 65 at time of vehicle sticker purchase - 1st passenger vehicle only $35.00 $52.50 $70.00
T  Transfer Fee  $15.00  $15.00  $15.00
D  Duplicate Fee  $15.00  $15.00  $15.00