Chicago Police DepartmentDepartment Notice D21-02
City of Chicago Vehicle Stickers
Issue Date:05 March 2021Effective Date:05 March 2021
Rescinds: D14-05 version dated 23 May 2014
Index Category:Department Notice
I.Purpose
This notice informs Department members of the changes to the City of Chicago Vehicle Stickers.
II.YEAR ROUND SALES
City of Chicago Vehicle Stickers are available for year-round sales and the stickers will expire on a month and year.
  • A.The month and year of expiration are displayed prominently on the left side of the sticker (month) and the right side of the sticker (year) respectively.
  • B.There are now potentially three different valid expiration years, which can be displayed.
III.Enforcement
  • A.Tickets will not be issued for expired City Stickers until the 16th day from the date of expiration.
  • B.Department members will no longer write same day or consecutive day tickets for compliance violations.
IV.Anti-Fraud Features
  • A.The license plate, vehicle make, vehicle model, and the last six digits of the VIN are all on the center of the vehicle sticker.
  • B.These identifiers are only security measures. Motorists cannot receive a ticket for non-matching identifiers.
V.Chicago Residential Parking Daily Permit
  • A.City of Chicago Vehicle Stickers are printed with the annual residential parking permit zone numbers for residents who have purchased zone parking.
  • B.The guest vehicles of a residence with zone parking are required to display the Chicago Residential Parking Daily Permit when in zone parking in the enforcement hours.
    • 1.The Daily Permit is only valid for a 24 hour time period.
    • 2.The Daily Permit must include the date, start time, and zone number.
  • C.Pickup trucks and vans are required to display the Residential Pickup Truck or Van Permit when parking overnight on city streets.
  • D.Taxicabs are required to display the Residential Taxicab Permit when parking overnight on city streets.
VI.Samples
  • A.The City of Chicago Vehicle Sticker
  • B.The Chicago Residential Daily Parking Permit
  • C.The Residential Pickup Truck or Van Permit
  • D.The Residential Taxi Permit
David O. Brown
Superintendent of Police
PMD 19-115