(625 ILCS 5/3-819)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 3-819)
Trailer; Flat weight tax.
(a) Farm Trailer. Any farm trailer drawn by a motor vehicle of the
second division registered under paragraph (a) or (c) of Section 3-815 and
used exclusively by the owner for his own agricultural, horticultural or
livestock raising operations and not used for hire, or any farm trailer
utilized only in the transportation for-hire of seasonal, fresh, perishable
fruit or vegetables from farm to the point of first processing, and any
trailer used with a farm tractor that is not an implement of husbandry may
be registered under this paragraph in lieu of registration under paragraph
(b) of this Section upon the filing of a proper application and the payment
of the $10 registration fee and the highway use tax herein for use of the
public highways of this State, at the following rates which include the $10
SCHEDULE OF FEES AND TAXES
Gross Weight in Lbs.
and Maximum Load
10,000 lbs. or less
10,001 to 14,000 lbs.
14,001 to 20,000 lbs.
20,001 to 28,000 lbs.
28,001 to 36,000 lbs.
An owner may only apply for and receive two farm trailer
(b) All other owners of trailers, other than apportionable trailers
registered under Section 3-402.1 of this Code, used with a motor vehicle on
the public highways, shall pay to the Secretary of State for each
registration year a flat weight tax, for the use of the public highways
of this State, at the following rates (which includes the registration
fee of $10 required by Section 3-813):
SCHEDULE OF TRAILER FLAT
WEIGHT TAX REQUIRED
Gross Weight in Lbs.
Including Vehicle and
3,000 lbs. and less
5,000 lbs. and more than 3,000
8,000 lbs. and more than 5,000
10,000 lbs. and more than 8,000
14,000 lbs. and more than 10,000
20,000 lbs. and more than 14,000
32,000 lbs. and more than 20,000
36,000 lbs. and more than 32,000
40,000 lbs. and more than 36,000
Of the fees collected under this subsection, $1 of the fees shall be deposited into the Secretary of State Special Services Fund and $99 of the additional fees shall be deposited into the Road Fund.
(c) The number of axles necessary to carry the maximum load provided
shall be determined from Chapter 15 of this Code.
(Source: P.A. 101-32, eff. 6-28-19.)