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Parking Department Services

Citation Payments 
This is a payment link for Parking tickets only

Wheel Tax Online Payment
Payment link for the 2020 Wheel tax and residential permits.

To contest a parking tickets click here.


Water Department Services

Water / Utility Bill Payment 


Public Works Agency Services

Yard Waste Cart Order form


Building and Inspection Services

Building Permit Payment form 
You must receive approval from the Building & Inspection Services Division prior to payment. Please notify a customer services representative that your payment will be made online. After you receive your invoice, please complete the form and you will be directed to the payment page.

Re-Inspection Payment form
(Electrical, Plumbing, Structural/Insulation or Mechanical Re-Inspections) 
Please complete the form and attach all required worksheets and documentation. After you complete the form, you will be directed to the payment page.

Contractor Registration Payment form

First-time contractors must provide the Building & Inspection Services Division with a valid certificate of insurance and receive approval prior to payment. Please notify a customer services representative that your payment will be made online. After you receive your invoice, please complete the form and you will be directed to the payment page.

If Renewing please have your registration number and provide a valid certificate of insurance. If you do not have your registration number then please contact the Building & Inspection Services Division at 847-448-4311 or Permitdesk@cityofevanston.org.


Administrative Adjudication Services (Administrative Hearings)

Citation Payments
This is a payment link for any citation issues by the City of Evanston for a local ordinance violation from issuing departments such as Police, NU Police, Property Standards, and Police-Animal Control. This is not a payment link for any moving violation such as speeding tickets or parking tickets. 

Code Violation Payments
This is a payment link for any code violation citation from issuing Departments includes Fire Code violation, Building Code Violations, Health Code Violations, Parks/Forestry Code Violations, and Zoning Code Violations.

For directions on how to contest a compliance ticket click here.


Police / Fire Department Services

Registration Renewal AND Registration link 

False Alarm Invoice Payment link 

Past Due Fire Alarm Payment link 

Bonfire Permit Payment link

Other Fire  Permit Payment link 


Health and Human Service Department

Annual Rental Registration

Child Home Day Care Permit Background Check Register and Pay

Collection Box License

Food/Beverage Vending Machine License

Food Establishment Business License

Food Delivery Vehicle License  

Farmers' Market License (New license)

Farmers Market License (Renewal)

Hen Coop License

Retail Tobacco Vendor License

Seasonal Food Establishment License (New and renewal)

Vacation Rental License


Other Departmental Services

Payment for Business License

Payment for Special Assessments (Alleyway)


Pet License

New Applications
Payment link for first-time applicants. You will need to be able to scan and upload a copy of the current rabies vaccination certificate in order to pay online.

Renew Link 
Payment link for existing permit holders. Your online payment code (PK Number) will be found on the letter that was mailed to your address.

 * For refunds (where available) please contact the City at 847-448-4311.