License plates New procedure for surrending license plates By Mark Wozniak • Mar 24, 2020 Erie County Clerk Michael Kearns is introducing a new procedure for motorists who need to surrender vehicle license plates for insurance purposes. Ontario's New License Plates Have A Problem: You Can't Read Them By Laurel Wamsley • Feb 19, 2020 Ontario's newly-designed license plates just hit a speed bump. Call it plate-gate. A little background: The Canadian province's new design was unveiled by the provincial government — led by center-right Ontario Premier Doug Ford — last year. Cuomo spokesman says license plate renewal plan won't 'go forward' By Karen DeWitt • Sep 17, 2019 A spokesman for Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that a plan to charge up to $45 to replace license plates more than 10 years old is no longer going forward. Listen Listening... / 3:24 WBFO Albany correspondent Karen DeWitt reports State Republican Party calls new license plates a 'stealth tax' on NYers By Karen DeWitt • Aug 21, 2019 Governor's Office The head of the state’s Republican Party said there is no need to require New Yorkers to buy new license plates beginning in 2020, if their current plates are still readable and in good condition. NYS wants your vote on new license plate design By Randy Gorbman • Aug 20, 2019 State of New York New York State is launching a statewide survey to pick a new license plate design. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the survey on Monday. His website will allow New Yorkers to choose among five proposed designs. State offering free replacements for peeling license plates By Omar Fetouh • May 18, 2015 erie.gov/clerk Is your license plate showing signs of peeling? If so, you're not alone.