Vehicle Stickers

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Residents of Crystal Lake are required to display a current City Vehicle sticker within 30 days after moving into the City or within 15 days after purchasing a motor vehicle. Vehicle stickers expire annually on June 30th. New stickers are available for purchase each year beginning on June 1st. Funds from the sale of vehicle stickers are used to pay for the City’s annual Street Resurfacing and Construction Program.

City of Crystal Lake Vehicle Stickers provide parking access to Three Oaks Recreation Area free of charge for Crystal Lake residents. Only vehicles registered in the City of Crystal Lake are eligible for Crystal Lake vehicle stickers.

ATTENTION:  Vehicle sticker renewal notices are mailed to residents at the end of May. If your renewal notice does not contain information pertaining to the vehicle you currently own, please correct any errors or missing information then return the notice to the City along with a copy of the Illinois vehicle registration and a copy of the vehicle owner's driver's license.

2018 Vehicle stickers are available at City Hall during normal business hours beginning on June 1, 2018.

In addition, only Passenger (PAS) and Senior (SRPAS) Vehicle Stickers with no changes to the pre-printed information on the renewal notice are available at these locations from June 1 through July 16, 2018. A convenience fee may apply.

  • American Community Bank, 381 S. Main Street
  • Crystal Lake Public Library, 126 W. Paddock Street
  • First Midwest Bank, 17- N. IL Route 31
  • Home Depot, 4447 U. S. Route 14
  • Jewel Food Store, 6140 U. S. Route 14
  • Julie Ann's Frozen Custard, 6500 U. S. Route 14
  • Lloyd's Paint and Paper, 73 N. Williams Street
  • Menards, 4850 U. S. Route 14
  • Walgreen's, 151 U. S. Route 14
  • West Suburban Currency Exchange, 3 Crystal Lake Plaza (Route 14)

Applications for vehicle stickers are available at City Hall or from the link below. The completed application, remittance and proof of ownership (if applicable), shall be returned to the City either in person, on-line by clicking here, or via U.S. mail to:

City of Crystal Lake
Attn: Finance Department
100 W Woodstock St
PO Box 597
Crystal Lake, IL 60039-0597

Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Download Sticker Application (PDF Format)

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