Sauk Village raises fees for stickers, licenses

2014-03-17T00:00:00Z Sauk Village raises fees for stickers, licensesDavid P. Funk Times Correspondent
March 17, 2014 12:00 am  • 

SAUK VILLAGE | Licenses and sticker fees were adjusted after the Sauk Village board adopted a series of ordinance amendments Tuesday.

Most will be raised as part of an ongoing effort to help the cash-strapped village boost revenue.

Licensing fees for vehicles will be raised as well. Recreational vehicles will be raised from $30 to $35. Motor buses will be raised from $45 to $50. Fees for trucks will be raised or lowered anywhere from 50 cents to $5, depending upon classification.

The fees will now double if they are not paid before the previous year's license has expired. Residents who purchase a new vehicle or motorcycle will still have 45 days to pay the fees. New village residents will be given 30 days to pay.

The cost of a duplicate windshield decal was raised from $5 to $15.

Dog or cat tag licenses will be raised from $7 to $10 if the pet has been spayed or neutered and from $15 to $25 if it has not.

The cost of a license for a jukebox or other musical device will go from $50 to $75. Coin-operated rides will be $10 more expensive at $25. Coin-operated machines, previously $100, will cost $150 with a second, third, fourth or fifth machine costing $30. Additional machines will be $20, formerly $10.

Licenses for auctioneers will be raised from $20 to $50. Billiard hall fees will be raised from $25 to $50 per table.

Food delivery vehicle fees jump from $15 to $30. Ice cream truck fees go from $30 to $50. Itinerant merchants and transient vendor fees were raised from $15 to $25 per month.

Manufacturing facility licenses were raised from 3 cents to 5 cents per square foot. Retail facilities less than 2,000 square feet go from $50 to $100 and those from 2,000 to 5,000 square feet from $100 to $250. Retail spaces over 5,000 square feet previously cost $100 plus $10 per 1,000 square feet over 5,000. They will now cost $250 plus $10 for each additional 1,000 square feet.

Warehouse facilities will go from 2 cents to 5 cents per square foot.

Fees for scavengers were raised from $500 to $750.

Vending machine fees will jump from $40 to $50 for cigarettes, $20 to $25 for beverages, $15 to $20 for food other than gumballs or peanuts, $5 to $10 for gumballs and peanuts and $5 to $25 for all other machines.

License fees for businesses not specifically named in the ordinance will raise from $50 to $150.

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