What You Should Know About
• Parking for persons with disabilities is provid-ed
in areas designated as accessible.
• The person with disabilities to whom the
plates or placard belongs must exit or enter
the vehicle while it is parked in the designat-ed
• Persons with Disabilities parking placards
and license plates do not allow parking in
restricted parking areas, such as “NO STOP-PING”
or “NO STANDING” zones, or in front
of fire hydrants, bus stops and loading
• Parking is not permitted in access aisles –
the spaces marked with lines next to the
parking spaces, which accommodate a per-son
maneuvering a wheelchair, crutches or
cane out of a vehicle. Violators may be fined.
• Disability plates or placards exempt a vehicle
from parking meter fees or time limitations
on parking, except for meters, signs or other
markings with time limitations of 30 minutes
or less in the state of Illinois.
• Violators of accessible parking laws may be
fined $250 or more.
• Disability plates and placards may be revoked
if abuse occurs or if obtained through fraudu-lent
JESSE WHITE • Secretary of State
Printed by authority of the State of Illinois.
June 2006 – 200M – VSD 564.4