User Fees

2013 Fox Waterway User Fee Schedulebr
(05.16.14: 2014 Schedule has not been made available by the FWA as of this date.)

Below is the 2013 User Fee Schedule. You can also download a PDF copy at the bottom of this page. Chain O’Lakes Online posts information from the Fox Waterway Agency as resource for our visitors. Questions or comments in regard to these fees should be directed to the Fox Waterway Agency @ Phone: 847-587-8540

PROCESSING FEE – $10 – Will be charged to boaters not using their current renewal forms or to applicants filling out a new form. A $5 fee will be charged to new3 applicants only. Temporary permits are exempt. Per FWA code 4.02(C).

OUT OF STATE – $40 – A fee per permit will be charged for boats registered out of the State of Illinois. One day and ten day permits are exempt. Proof of State registration may be required.

CLASS A – $40 – Motor powered boats of 15 HP or less.

CLASS B – $80 – Motor powered boats of 15 HP or more, not exceeding 25 feet in length.

CLASS C – $140 – Motor powered boats of 15 HP or more, greater than 25 feet in length, not exceeding 30 feet in length.

CLASS D – $140 – Transferable plate for dealers and antique boats (30 or more years of age).

CLASS E – $175 – Motor powered boats of 15 hp or more and greater than 30 feet in length.

CLASS L – $30 – Livery boats. A fleet of 10 or more boats less than 17 feet in length and less than 25 HP. Office purchase only. Applies to commercial use only.

CLASS O – $40 – Non-motor power boats of more than 17 feet in length.

CLASS P – $80 – Personal Watercraft, Waverunners, Jet Skis

CLASS W – $25 – Any boat involved in waterfowl hunting activity, WITH OUT A CURRENT STICKER. Available August 15 thru March 31, yearly. A current valid hunting license is required to purchase a sticker, as well as any applicable out-of-state fees.

CLASS X – NON-MOTOR POWERED BOATS – $10 – 17 feet or less in length.

1 DAY TEMPORARY PERMIT: To be used on day issued. Good for 24 hours.
CLASS J Up to 25 ft. $15.00
CLASS K Over 25 ft. $30.00

10 DAY TEMPORARY PERMIT: To be used 10 consecutive days.
CLASS F Up to 25 ft. $45.00
CLASS H Over 25 $90.00

LOST STICKERS – $15 – The holder of a User-Fee Sticker that has been lost, shall be re-issued a User-Fee Sticker for the balance of the year upon the filing of and Application and payment of a $15.00 fee. Proof of original purchase is required. (Please Note: Lost stickers can only be processed at the Fox Waterway Agency Office)

TRANSFER POLICY – $5 – There is a $5.00 charge for a transfer in addition to any charges for an upgrade in class. Applies to original owner only. Original stickers must be presented when applying for transfer

DUPLICATE PURCHASES – $15 – Refunds requested for duplicate permit purchases for the same boat and same owner, shall be issued upon proof of duplicate purchase and return of one permit in reusable condition. The refund will be for the sticker fee only, less a $15.00 fee. Requests for refunds must be made within a reasonable length of time. (Please Note: Duplicate stickers can only be processed at the Fox Waterway Agency Office)

REFUND POLICY – NO REFUNDS will be issued after April 1st of each boating season.

RETURNED CHECK POLICY – A $30.00 fee will be applied to all returned checks.

PDF File Download
2013 Fox Waterway Agency Fee Schedule
Fox Waterway Agency Application

Chain O’Lakes Online posts information from the Fox Waterway Agency
as resource for our visitors. Questions or comments in regard
to these fees should be directed to:
Fox Waterway Agency, Phone: 847-587-8540

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