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Parking Department Services
This is a payment link for Parking tickets only
The application link for the 2021 Wheel tax and Residential permits will be available August 1, 2020.
To contest a parking tickets click here.
Water Department Services
Public Works Agency Services
Trash Container Order Form This form is for purchasing additional refuse carts, not replacing a lost or damaged carts. To replace a cart please contact 311.
Building and Inspection Services
Building Permit Payment
After you receive your invoice, please enter the permit number as shown with all caps and the dash (ex. 20FNCE-0000).
(Electrical, Plumbing, Structural/Insulation or Mechanical Re-Inspections)
To make payment for re-inspections, enter your permit number as shown on your permit or invoice using all caps and a dash (ex. 20PLMB-0000). To find the permit number, search the address in our database.
Contractor Registration Payment
First-time contractors must e-mail the permit desk the Contractor Registration form with a valid certificate of insurance to receive an invoice for payment. After you receive your invoice, enter your permit number as shown on your permit or invoice using all caps and a dash (ex. 20LICC-0000). Find out more of what is required at Contractor Registration.
Contractor Registration RENEWAL and Payment
Please enter your permit number (same as your registration number), ex. 20LICC-0000 and upload a valid certificate of insurance. If you do not have your permit number you may search our database using the exact name of the business to locate it. Use the State License Number (permit number) to submit for renewal.
Administrative Adjudication Services (Administrative Hearings)
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
Health and Human Service Department
Farmers' Market License (New license)
Farmers Market License (Renewal)
Seasonal Food Establishment License (New and renewal)
Other Departmental Services
Online Pet Application Form
You will need to be able to scan and upload a copy of the current rabies vaccination certificate in order to pay online.
* For refunds (where available) please contact the City at 847-448-4311.