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File #: 21-1383    Version: 1 Name: Wheel Tax Fee Schedule
Type: Ordinance Amendment Status: Approved
File created: 2/1/2021 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 2/25/2021 Final action: 2/25/2021
Title: PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT WHEEL TAX FEES BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 32 - Fees, Section 32-1 of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as Follows: Sec. 32-1. Fee Schedule. The fees or charges provided for or required by the below-listed sections shall be as shown below: Code Section Description Fees, Rates, Charges (in dollars) CHAPTER 74, TAXATION Through and including May 31, 2019: 74-555 Fee schedule (wheel tax): Class Annual License Fee (in dollars) MOTOR VEHICLES MB Motor bicycles or motor tricycles 50.00 XSV Smaller passenger vehicles with a curb weight under 4,500 pounds 80.00 XLV Larger passenger vehicles with a curb weight of at least 4,500 pounds and hearses, ambulances, and privately owned, noncommercial motorized vacation campers or other motorized recreation vehicles 100.00 NF Vehicles owned by the United States Government, State of Illinois or units of local government or vehicles owned...
Sponsors: TONI PRECKWINKLE (President), FRANK J. AGUILAR, PETER N. SILVESTRI

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PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT

 

WHEEL TAX FEES

 

BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 32 - Fees, Section 32-1  of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as Follows:

 

Sec. 32-1.  Fee Schedule.

 

The fees or charges provided for or required by the below-listed sections shall be as shown below:

Code Section

Description

Fees,Rates,  Charges  (in dollars)

 

CHAPTER 74, TAXATION

 

Through and including May 31, 2019:

74-555

Fee schedule (wheel tax):

 

Class

 

Annual  LicenseFee  (indollars)

 

MOTOR VEHICLES

 

MB

Motor bicycles or motor tricycles

50.00

XSV

Smaller passenger vehicles with a curb weight under 4,500 pounds

80.00

XLV

Larger passenger vehicles with a curb weight of at least 4,500 pounds and hearses, ambulances, and privately owned, noncommercial motorized vacation campers or other motorized recreation vehicles

100.00

NF

Vehicles owned by the United States Government, State of Illinois or units of local government or vehicles owned by nonprofit organizations or buses owned and operated by churches or vehicles owned by persons with a disability, disabled veterans and persons over the age of 65. (See Section 74-554, Exemptions including limitations)

No Fee

SB

Privately owned school buses

30.00

 

RECREATIONAL TRAILERS

 

RT

All noncommercial recreational trailers, including boat trailers, snowmobile trailers, horse trailers, camping trailers and other noncommercial, nonmotorized recreational trailers

60.00

 

COMMERCIAL TRAILERS

 

CT

All commercial trailers regardless of gross weight in pounds of vehicle plus its maximum load

150.00

 

MOTOR TRUCKS, TRACTOR-SEMITRAILER UNITS AND MOTOR BUSES

 

 

(Gross weight in pounds of vehicle plus its maximum load)

 

A

Up to 10,000 lbs.

100.00

B

10,001 to 20,000 lbs.

150.00

C

20,001 to 36,000 lbs. (2 or more axles)

180.00

D

36,001 to 50,000 lbs. (3 or more axles)

200.00

E

50,001 to 75,000 lbs. (4 or more axles)

230.00

 

Effective June 1, 2019 through August 31, 2021:

74-555

Fee schedule (wheel tax):

 

Class

 

Annual  LicenseFee  (indollars)

 

MOTOR VEHICLES

ANT

Antique motor vehicles

25.00

MB

Motorcycles

50.00

XSV

Smaller passenger vehicles with a curb weight under 4,500 pounds

80.00

XLV

Larger passenger vehicles with a curb weight of at least 4,500 pounds and hearses, ambulances, and privately owned, noncommercial motorized vacation campers or other motorized recreation vehicles

100.00

SR/NF

Vehicles owned by persons over the age of 65, the United States Government, State of Illinois or units of local government, or nonprofit organizations, or buses owned and operated by churches, or vehicles owned by persons with a permanent disability, disabled veterans and persons on active military duty, or vehicles owned by active law enforcement officers under the circumstances provided in the ordinance. (See Section 74-554, Senior and no-fee licenses)

No Fee

SB

Privately owned school buses

30.00

 

RECREATIONAL TRAILERS

RT

All noncommercial recreational trailers, including boat trailers, snowmobile trailers, horse trailers, camping trailers and other noncommercial, nonmotorized recreational trailers

60.00

 

COMMERCIAL TRAILERS

CT

All commercial trailers regardless of gross weight in pounds of vehicle plus its maximum load

150.00

 

MOTOR TRUCKS, TRACTOR-SEMITRAILER UNITS AND MOTOR BUSES  (Gross weight in pounds of vehicle plus its maximum load)

A

Up to 10,000 lbs.

100.00

B

10,001 to 20,000 lbs.

150.00

C

20,001 to 36,000 lbs. (2 or more axles)

180.00

D

36,001 to 50,000 lbs. (3 or more axles)

200.00

E

50,001 lbs. and above (4 or more axles)

230.00

Effective September 1, 2021:

74-555

Fee schedule (wheel tax):

 

Class

 

Annual  LicenseFee  (indollars)

 

MOTOR VEHICLES

ANT

Antique motor vehicles

25.00

MB

Motorcycles

50.00

XSV

Smaller passenger vehicles with a curb weight under 4,500 pounds

80.00

XLV

Larger passenger vehicles with a curb weight of at least 4,500 pounds and hearses, ambulances, and privately owned, noncommercial motorized vacation campers or other motorized recreation vehicles

100.00

SR/NF

Vehicles owned by persons over the age of 65, the United States Government, State of Illinois or units of local government, or nonprofit organizations, or buses owned and operated by churches, or vehicles owned by persons with a permanent disability, disabled veterans and persons on active military duty, or vehicles owned by active law enforcement officers under the circumstances provided in the ordinance. (See Section 74-554, Senior and no-fee licenses)

No Fee

SB

Privately owned school buses

30.00

TR

Trailers, recreational and commercial

60.00

 

MOTOR TRUCKS, TRACTOR-SEMITRAILER UNITS AND MOTOR BUSES  (Gross weight in pounds of vehicle plus its maximum load)

A

Up to 10,000 lbs.

100.00

B

10,001 to 20,000 lbs.

150.00

C

20,001 to 36,000 lbs. (2 or more axles)

180.00

D

36,001 to 50,000 lbs. (3 or more axles)

200.00

E

50,001 lbs. and above (4 or more axles)

230.00

 

 

                     

                     Effective date:  This ordinance shall be in effect upon passage

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