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City Stickers

City ordinance requires that those citizens that work, perform a business related activity, or live within the city limits of Murray obtain a city sticker for each personal vehicle utilized within the city limits. This includes Murray State students who reside within the city limits of Murray. The cost of each sticker is $50.00 and is valid for a period of one year.

To obtain a city sticker you will need to know:

  1. Year of Vehicle
  2. Make of Vehicle
  3. Model of Vehicle
  4. License Plate Number
City Sticker Fees
Passenger Vehicle $50.00
Motorcycle $25.00

City Sticker Requirement

A city sticker is required within thirty (30) days of becoming engaged in a business related activity, work related activity, or residing within the corporate city limits for a fee of $50. If a city sticker is not purchased within thirty (30) days of the date required, the license fee will increase to $150.

City stickers are valid for one year from June 1 through May 31. Individuals purchasing a city sticker within 30 days of engaging in a business related activity, work related activity, or residing within the corporate city limits shall be charged according to the prorated schedule as listed below. The individual must provide satisfactory evidence of their qualifying event for proration, or else the City will assume the sticker is past due and the charge of $150 will apply.

If an individual receives a notice of violation from the Murray Police Department, the individual has 10 calendar days to become compliant with the licensing ordinance before they become subject to Code Enforcement action.

City Sticker Proration

  Car/Truck Motorcycle
April $50.00 $25.00
May $50.00 $25.00
June $45.00 $22.50
July $40.00 $20.00
August $35.00 $17.50
September $30.00 $15.00
October $25.00 $12.50
November $20.00 $10.00
December $15.00 $7.50
January $10.00 $5.00
February $5.00 $2.50
March $5.00 $2.50

Transfer of a City Sticker

If any individual sells or otherwise disposes of a motor vehicle or motorcycle for which a city sticker has been issued hereunder prior to May 31, they shall remove all of the adhesive sticker from the motor vehicle or motorcycle and return it to the City. With the surrender of the old sticker and payment of a $1.00 transfer fee, an individual may be issued a new sticker for another motor vehicle or motorcycle for the unexpired portion of the surrendered sticker. Further information about replacement stickers may be found at http://www.murrayky.gov/_docs/2017-1725.pdf

Exemptions

Military personnel which are active, retired, or disabled veterans and have been issued a special military related license plate under KRS 186.041 shall be exempt from one city sticker fee for the motor vehicle or motorcycle or if the military personnel who quality for, but have not obtained, a special military related license plate under KRS 186.041 shall receive one city sticker at no cost with proof of military service.