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Chicago City Sticker

City Stickers Expire In A Week, City Clerk Says Sales Are Up

The Expired Meter | Posted 07.10.2012 | Chicago

The end is near. There are exactly seven days left until Chicago vehicle owners need to purchase and display their Chicago city vehicle sticker on ...

Teen's Controversial City Sticker Design To Be Honored In D.C.

Posted 06.19.2012 | Chicago

Though Herbie Pulgar's winning design was yanked from the Chicago city sticker contest out of the concerns of some that it contained gang imagery, the...

WATCH: New, 'Gang Sign'-Free City Sticker Design Unveiled

Posted 04.18.2012 | Chicago

Chicago City Clerk Susana Mendoza on Tuesday unveiled the new design for the city's 2012-2003 vehicle registration sticker, one developed in-house aft...

WATCH: CNN Pundit Blasts Chicago's Handling Of City Sticker Contest

Posted 02.14.2012 | Chicago

It turns out, accusing a sobbing 15-year-old of being in a gang and taking away an award he worked hard for is not going over well with some people. ...

Having a Cow About Gang Symbols

Matt Farmer | Posted 04.14.2012 | Chicago
Matt Farmer

Two weeks ago, City Clerk Mendoza called the boy who won the 2012 city sticker contest a "rock star." Last week, the young man's days as a "rock star" came to an end.

After More Drama, City Will Design Its Own Vehicle Sticker

Posted 02.12.2012 | Chicago

For years, the Chicago vehicle sticker design content gave local kids an opportunity to showcase their art, and residents a chance to vote on the pric...

WATCH: City Sticker Contest Winner Speaks Out

Posted 02.10.2012 | Chicago

The 15-year-old Chicago boy at the center of the city's vehicle sticker contest controversy said Wednesday that his design, criticized by some for all...

City Dumps Vehicle Sticker Over Alleged Gang Iconography

Posted 02.09.2012 | Chicago

Chicago City Clerk Susana Mendoza announced Wednesday afternoon that a controversial design for the city's new vehicle sticker, which allegedly refere...

Are There Gang Signs In The New City Sticker?

Posted 02.09.2012 | Chicago

A Chicago high school student's winning entry into the city's vehicle sticker design contest, which was set to go to print this week, is now under inv...

Freshman Student Wins City Sticker Design Contest

The Expired Meter | Posted 02.12.2012 | Chicago

While just a freshman, Herbert Pulgar, a student from Lawrence Hall Youth Services walked away as the winner of Chicago's 2012-2013 city sticker desig...

Emanuel Agrees To Some Budget Changes

Posted 01.04.2012 | Chicago

After hearing feedback from aldermen and residents, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Friday that he would make $10 million in changes to his propo...

Sending a Message: The First Budget From Mayor Emanuel

Joe Moreno | Posted 12.12.2011 | Chicago
Joe Moreno

Mayor Emanuel's first budget will be tough pill for many people to swallow. But Chicago has been sick for a long time... It's time for us to start taking our medicine.

WATCH: How To Remove Your Chicago City Sticker

The Expired Meter | Posted 09.13.2011 | Chicago

With Chicago city sticker season coming to an end, The Expired Meter thought it might be helpful to readers to produce an instructional video on how t...

10 Tips For Removing Last Year's City Sticker

The Expired Meter | Posted 08.16.2011 | Chicago

Every June, or early July, it's the same thing. You schlep outside onto the street or into the garage to place your spankin' new Chicago city vehic...

In-Person Chicago City Sticker Sales Begin Today

The Expired Meter | Posted 08.01.2011 | Chicago

It's time to wait in line again. In other words Chicago drivers, today's the first day of Chicago city sticker season. Every June 1st, Chicago's $7...

Buy Your Chicago City Sticker Online & Win Lunch With City Clerk Mendoza

The Expired Meter | Posted 07.25.2011 | Chicago

City Clerk Susana Mendoza is trying to make city sticker sales more fun. No one enjoys the drudgery of having to cough up 75 bucks every spring for...

Buy Your 2011 City Stickers Early, Starting Today

The Expired Meter | Posted 07.20.2011 | Chicago

The City Clerk's website is officially open for online city sticker sales, nearly a week earlier than last year and nearly two weeks before in-person ...

City Sticker Prices Could Go Up Again, Unless You Drive Green

Posted 06.13.2011 | Chicago

That annual trip to the Currency Exchange to pay $75 for a sticker might seem painful enough as it is. But a new proposal in the City Council could hi...

Chicago Cancels Contract With City Sticker Vendor After Mishap

The Expired Meter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Perhaps it was the over 77,000 Chicago city stickers peeling off car windshields which had to be replaced. Or maybe it was the fact the decal vendor c...

PHOTOS: 'Education Is Key' In New City Sticker Contest

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Though most Chicagoans dread having to purchase a pricey new city sticker each year, the process isn't all bad. For 16 years now, the city has held a ...

City Clerk: You Have More Time To Get Your City Sticker

The Expired Meter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Procrastinators rejoice! Normally today, June 30th, is the day your Chicago city vehicle sticker must be affixed to your car's windshield. Of co...

Take It Off: How To Gracefully Remove Last Year's City Sticker

The Expired Meter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Every June, or early July, it's the same thing. You schlep outside onto the street or into the garage to place your spankin' new Chicago city vehic...

City Sticker Time: Online Sales Breaking Records, In Person Sales Start Today

The Expired Meter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It starts every June 1st. Like the Old Faithful in Yellowstone, the swallows in Capistrano or the drunks in the Wrigley Field bleachers, Chicago ci...

City Clerk Cracks Down On Counterfeit City Stickers

The Parking Ticket Geek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
The Parking Ticket Geek

Monday afternoon, City Clerk Miguel del Valle announced that his office is taking aggressive steps to identify counterfeit city stickers and penalize these offenders.

Ask The Parking Ticket Geek

The Parking Ticket Geek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
The Parking Ticket Geek

Another crap ticket courtesy of the city of Chicago. If a cop wrote this ticket, they were being lazy and should have looked up where your plates were registered. Instead they took the easy way out and wrote the ticket.