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Except as otherwise provided in Section 3-56-125(d) of this Code, the City Clerk or the City Clerk’s designee shall deliver to the holder of any wheel tax license for any motor vehicle or other vehicle, a wheel tax license emblem, which shall bear the word “Chicago”, and the numerals designating: (i) the month in which such license expires, (ii) the year(s) in which such license expires, (iii) the names of the mayor and the City Clerk, (iv) the name of the class to which such vehicle belongs, and (v) a number identical with the number of such license. Such wheel tax license emblem may also bear information indicating residential parking permit zone, if applicable. In addition, wheel tax license emblems issued to disabled veterans, Prisoner of War veterans, Purple Heart veterans, or veterans with an Illinois Driver’s License or Illinois State Identification Card with “VETERAN” designation, pursuant to Section 3-56-050, may bear the word “Veteran” or the letters “NFV”.
Requirements regarding proper affixing, positioning and display of the wheel tax license emblem are set forth in Section 9-64-125(d).
The city clerk shall change the background colors of such wheel tax license emblems as necessary or appropriate to ensure the proper administration and enforcement of this chapter.
The city clerk shall have the authority to issue temporary wheel tax license emblems to the holder of any license provided by this chapter for any motor vehicle or other vehicle. Except as otherwise provided in Section 3-56-125(d) of this Code, such temporary wheel tax license emblem shall be affixed, in accordance with the instructions printed thereon which are made a part thereof, at the lower right-hand corner on the inside of the glass portion of the windshield of such motor vehicle. Such temporary wheel tax license emblem shall cease to be valid 30 days after its issuance.
(Prior code § 29-7; Amend Coun. J. 6-8-43, p. 274; Amend Coun. J. 4-18-85, p. 15174; Amend Coun. J. 4-25-85, p. 15889; Amend Coun. J. 3-11-98, p. 63453; Amend Coun. J. 12-12-07, p. 16793, § 1; Amend Coun. J. 7-28-11, p. 5048, § 1; Amend Coun. J. 2-15-12, p. 20533, § 1; Amend Coun. J. 4-10-13, p. 51189, § 8; Amend Coun. J. 3-5-14, p. 75830, § 3; Amend Coun. J. 11-19-14, p. 98037, § 20; Amend Coun. J. 11-16-16, p. 37901, Art. III, § 3; Amend Coun. J. 1-23-19, p. 94376, § 2)