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018-06 Specialty Plate Stock for County Tax Offices

Registration and Title Bulletin - #018-06

Date: March 6, 2006

To: All County Tax Assessor-Collectors

Subject: Specialty Plate Stock for County Tax Offices

These documents contain text of correspondence sent by TxDOT to the county tax assessor-collectors, statutory agents who provide vehicle registration and titling services for citizens in Texas. This information is provided to apprise the general public of issues affecting the state's vehicle titling and registration process.


To rescind RTB #020-04 and RTB #053-04, and to simplify procedures for counties requesting specialty license plate stock.


Specialty plate quantities allocated to counties are based on anticipated or actual usage. Requests for specialty plate stock should be submitted in writing (letter, fax or e-mail) to VTR Special Plates Branch.

Requests to restock previously approved inventory levels will be filled immediately. Requests to stock specialty plates not on our "County Specialty Plate Stock Approval List" or at much higher quantities than previously approved will be forwarded to Field Operations for consideration. If approved, the requested plates will be added to the Approval List for future orders. In the event that we are unable to approve your requests, we will call and explain the reasons for disapproval.

All requests will be delivered to the requesting county's main office address.


County tax offices that wish to request inventories of specialty license plates should submit a request to the VTR Special Plates Branch.


If you have any questions or need any additional information, please contact your local Vehicle Titles and Registration Division Regional Office.

In some cases the Registration and Title Bulletins (RTB) contain attachments. If you require a copy of the original signed RTB and the attachments, please e-mail us and include the RTB number. Repeat requests are subject to charges in accordance with Open Record policies. A subscription service is also available for an annual fee of $250. Subscribers will automatically

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