Shield: From the Provincial seal of Tarlac where the City of Tarlac belongs.

Sun: Rising into a new horizon of progress and stability.

1998: Year Tarlac became a City.

Red, White & Blue Lines: Colors of the Philippine Flag and further the conversion of Municipality of Tarlac into a city transpired in 1998 - Time when Filipino nation celebrated Centennial Anniversary of its Independence.

Inner Wheel: Growing industry of the City of Tarlac.

Industrial Building : Commercialization in the city.

Three (3) Stars: Island groups of Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.

Sugarcane, Corn & Rice: Main produce/crops of the city.

Intertwined vines: Groups of people binding themselves together to form a study, healthy, vigorous and freedom loving citizenry.