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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 from June 1 - May 31.

To obtain a city sticker you will need to provide the following information:

  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. If a city sticker is not purchased within thirty (30) days of the date required, then a late fee equal to the cost of the sticker shall be accessed. This late fee will be in addition to the cost of the sticker.

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. If an individual receives a citation from the Murray Police Department, a fine shall be assessed at $100.00, in addition to paying the appropriate late fee, and the required cost of the city sticker.

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

Loss or 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 the adhesive sticker from the motor vehicle or motorcycle and return it or portions thereof (as proof of the destruction of the sticker) to the City. The individual may be issued another sticker for another motor vehicle or motorcycle for the unexpired portion of the sticker period upon payment of a transfer fee of one dollar ($1.00). In the event of the theft of the adhesive sticker, a replacement shall be issued upon proper proof of prior issuance of a sticker, a report has been filed with the Murray Police Department, and upon the payment of a one dollar ($1.00) fee. Otherwise, it is the pro-rated amount for that particular month or the full $50.00.

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 the 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.

To Purchase

You must visit the City's Customer Service Center, located at City Hall (104 N 5th ST) during normal business hours (7:30 - 4:30 M-F) to purchase your sticker.

Additionally, the City of Murray will be selling stickers on Murray State University's campus during the following times as a service to those students whom are arriving on campus this Fall:

Wednesday, August 13 8:30 - 10:30 -- Fine Arts Building
Monday, August 18 8:00 - 4:00 -- Curris Center
Tuesday, August 19 8:00 - 4:00 -- Curris Center
Wednesday, August 20 8:00 - 4:00 -- Curris Center