Don't Forget Your Sticker, Sucker!
By Karl Klockars in News on Jul 11, 2008 5:05PM
People like JoeM500 don't need to worry about vehicle stickers this year, but the rest of us motorvatin' four-wheelin' city dwellers have just days to go until we're at risk of one of those $120 "You Forgot To Get Your Sticker" tickets. Did you get your reminder in the mail? Yeah, neither did we—and WBBM is reporting that we're not alone.
The City Clerk’s office says the Logan Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side and Beverly on the Southwest Side are a couple of the communities where people have been complaining they did not get their yearly application reminders to buy city stickers.
There are a couple of possible causes of the problem: errors made putting the right vehicle owner info into city computers from hard-to-read written applications and delivery problems with the U.S. Postal Service.
Regardless of whether or not you got your reminder, you still gotta pay up by Tuesday. Besides at the City Clerk's office at City Hall, you can get your vehicle sticker at currency exchanges, at Dominicks, da Jewels, or online. It's still $75 for the majority of us, but they've upped the charge (surprise!) for other vehicles this year, so check here (pdf) before writing out that check.