Definition: Persons with disabilities (625ILCS 5/1-159.1)
“A natural person who, as determined by a licensed physician: (1) cannot walk 200 feet without stopping to rest; (2) cannot walk without the use of, or assistance from, a brace, can, crutch, another person, prosthetic device, wheelchair, or other assistive device; (3) is restricted by lng disease to such an extent that this or her forced (respiratory) expiratory volume for one second, when measured by spirometry, is less than one liter, or the arterial oxygen tension is less than 60mm/hg on room air at rest; (4) uses portable oxygen; (5) has a cardiac condition to the extent that the person’s functional limitations are classified in severity as Class III or Class IV, according to standards set by the American Heart Association; or (6) is severely limited in the person’s ability to walk due to an arthritic, neurological, or orthopedic condition.”
If you meet this definition, then have your physician complete the front part of the Disability parking placard application and return it to City Hall.