The Village of Oak Park | 123 Madison St.  Oak Park, IL 60302 |

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Vehicle license sales begin in May

Village vehicle licenses for the 2023/2024 season are scheduled to go on sale May 1. Every Oak Park resident who owns or leases a motor vehicle is required to purchase a local license before July 15 to get the lowest rate, which increases by $20 after the deadline. Failure to purchase a license also could result in a ticket. A current vehicle license is needed to purchase a parking permit. Windshield decals are no longer issued. Parking enforcement officers use remote electronic recognition technology to scan license plates to ensure compliance. Vehicle license rates vary by type of vehicle, with discounts for senior citizens, persons with disabilities and active-duty veterans. Vehicle licenses may be renewed online at For more information, call 708.358.7275, visit or email