(65 ILCS 5/8-11-4)
(from Ch. 24, par. 8-11-4)
Each owner of a motor vehicle or motor bicycle may be required by any such
city, village, or town within which he
resides to pay a regular tax or license fee for the use of such motor vehicle or
In place of the regular license fee, any city, village or incorporated
town may provide for a motor vehicle tax or license fee at a reduced rate
for residents age 65 or over.
Any city, village or incorporated town of 40,000 or more inhabitants may
appropriate monies annually from such funds, for the construction,
maintenance and operation of testing stations for the inspection of
equipment of motor vehicles as authorized by Section 11-40-2. The balance
of such funds in cities, villages and incorporated towns of 40,000 or more
inhabitants, and the total of such funds in other cities, incorporated
towns and villages shall be used for the purpose of improving, paving,
repairing or maintaining the streets and other public roadways within such
city, incorporated town or village, provided, that the actual cost of the
collection of such fees and the disbursement thereof may be deducted from
the total amount collected and in cities and villages of more than 3,000
inhabitants, not to exceed 35% of such fees may be used also for payment of
salaries and wages of policemen engaged in the duty of regulating traffic.
This amendatory Act of 1973 is not a limit upon any municipality which
is a home rule unit.
(Source: P.A. 83-65.)