SANTA CLARA — Loyal San Francisco 49ers fans will have a new way to show their team pride with a new California license plate to benefit state parks.
The team, along with the 49ers Foundation and the California Natural Resources Agency, unveiled the plaque design on Monday. 49ers plaques feature the team’s “True to State Parks” logo, colors and slogan in support of California’s 280 state parks.
Team officials said proceeds from the plate will benefit CNRA’s efforts to manage natural resources and expand access to outdoor recreation spaces.
A portion of the proceeds will also support the 49ers Foundation’s youth athletic and education programs.
Justin Prettyman, executive director of the foundation, said in a statement, “Our goal is to benefit young people far beyond the Bay Area. Part of that goal is to have young people lead fashions. healthy lifestyles and have had access to California’s world-renowned outdoor spaces for generations.We are thrilled to partner with the California Natural Resources Agency and look forward to seeing how far the faithful travel their 49ers license plates.
The team said pre-orders are now being accepted for the plates. At least 7,500 orders must be received in the next 12 months for the plates to be issued to motorists.
Plates are available for California-registered cars, trucks, motorcycles, trailers and utility vehicles.
For drivers interested in sequential (non-personalized) plates, the application fee is $53 with an annual renewal of $40 in addition to the registration fee. The cost to request a personalized plate is $106, with an annual renewal fee of $83 with registration.
Motorists interested in applying for the plates can visit 49ersplates.com.