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File #: 21-1375    Version: 1 Name: Wheel Tax
Type: Ordinance Amendment Status: Approved
File created: 2/1/2021 In control: Finance, Bureau of
On agenda: 2/25/2021 Final action: 2/25/2021
Title: PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT ARTICLE XIV.- WHEEL TAX BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 74 - Taxation, Article XIV. Wheel Tax, Section 74-557 of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as Follows: Sec. 74-550. Short title. This Article shall be known and may be cited as the "Cook County Wheel Tax on Vehicles Ordinance. Sec. 74-557. Annual license. (a) The Department of Revenue shall make wheel tax licenses available for an annual period. If provided for in duly promulgated rules and regulations, the Department may offer applicants the option of purchasing a license for a two-year period. (b) Annual licenses must be purchased for each registered vehicle by July 1 of each license year. Said licenses shall be valid until June 30 in the following year. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2019-2020 license year is extended through August 31, 2020. The 2020-2021 license year will be from September 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021. The 2020-2021 license mu...
Sponsors: TONI PRECKWINKLE (President), FRANK J. AGUILAR, DONNA MILLER, PETER N. SILVESTRI

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PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT

 

ARTICLE XIV.- WHEEL TAX

 

BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 74 - Taxation, Article XIV. Wheel Tax, Section 74-557 of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as Follows:

 

Sec. 74-550.  Short title.

 

This Article shall be known and may be cited as the "Cook County Wheel Tax on Vehicles Ordinance.

 

Sec. 74-557. Annual license.

 

                     (a) The Department of Revenue shall make wheel tax licenses available for an annual period. If provided for in duly promulgated rules and regulations, the Department may offer applicants the option of purchasing a license for a two-year period.

 

                     (b) Annual licenses must be purchased for each registered vehicle by July 1 of each license year. Said licenses shall be valid until June 30 in the following year. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2019-2020 license year is extended through August 31, 2020. The 2020-2021 license year will be from September 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021. The 2020-2021 license must be purchased for each registered vehicle by September 1, 2020. Additionally, the 2020-2021 license year is extended through August 31, 2021. The 2021-2022 license year will be from September 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022. The 2021-2022 license must be purchased for each registered vehicle by September 1, 2021.

 

                     (c) Within 30 days of registering a vehicle to an address within the unincorporated area of Cook County, a vehicle license must be purchased by the registered owner. In addition to completing the registration application, the registered owner must provide the vehicle registration document to prove the date of registration along with a current State of Illinois driver's license, state identification card, or equivalent identification card.

 

Effective date:  This ordinance shall be in effect upon passage

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