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Debbie Walsh, Clerk of Courts
Traffic Waiver Costs

Traffic Local and State Costs

Local Basic Costs $42.00
State Public Defender $20.00
State Court Cost (HB 562) $10.00
State Victims of Crime $9.00
Computerization Fee $7.00
Bank Automation Fee $2.00
Special Projects Fund $45.00
Total $135.00

All Waiverable Accidents are $204.00 Regardless of Charge.

Chapter 70 General Provisions

City Ordinance Violation Fine Total
52.01 - 52.18 Garbage & Refuse Violations $24.00 & Costs $159.00
70.04 Resisting Police Officer $69.00 & Costs $204.00
70.07 Prohibitions on Use of Freeway $14.00 & Costs $149.00
70.08 Shortcutting Across Private Property $14.00 & Costs $149.00
70.20 - 70.24 Traffic Control Devices; Red Lights; Pedestrian Control Signals; & Flashing Traffic Signals $34.00 & Costs $169.00

 

Chapter 71 Licensing Provisions

City Ordinance Violation Fine Total
71.01C Expired Drivers License $19.00 & Costs $154.00
71.15 License Plate & Validation Sticker Violations:    
  (1) No License Plates $34.00 & Costs $169.00
  (2) Expired License Plates:    
     A. 1 to 7 Days $19.00 & Costs $154.00
     B. 8 to 30 Days $19.00 & Costs $154.00
     C. 31 to 90 Days $19.00 & Costs $154.00
     D. Over 90 Days $19.00 & Costs $154.00
71.17 Using License Plates of Former Owner $69.00 & Costs $169.00
71.18 Ohio Resident Using License Plates from Another State $69.00 & Costs $204.00

 

Chapter 72 Traffic Rules

City Ordinance Violation Fine Total
72.01 Lanes of Travel on Roadways $29.00 & Costs $164.00
72.02 Driving in Marked Lane $29.00 & Costs $164.00
72.03 Vehicles Traveling in Opposite Direction $29.00 & Costs $164.00
72.04 - 72.08 Passing Violations $29.00 & Costs $164.00
72.09 One-Way Streets & Rotary Traffic Island $29.00 & Costs $164.00
72.10 Divided Roadways $29.00 & Costs $164.00
72.11 Following Too Closely $24.00 & Costs $159.00
72.12 - 72.16 Turns at Intersections; U-Turns & Stop Signals; Hand & Arm Signals; Starting & Backing Vehicles  $34.00 & Costs $169.00
72.20 - 72.26 Right of Way Violations $34.00 & Costs $169.00
72.28 Through Streets $29.00 & Costs $164.00
72.30 - 72.33 Railroad Crossing Violations $29.00 & Costs $164.00
72.35 Operating Motor Vehicle with Control or Vision Obstructed $24.00 & Costs $159.00
72.36 Occupying Trailer While in Motion $14.00 & Costs $149.00
72.37 - 72.39 Driving on Closed Street or Sidewalk; Obstructing Vehicles $24.00 & Costs $159.00
72.45 Driving Through Safety Zone $24.00 & Costs $159.00
72.47 Opening Doors in Traffic Zone $25.00 & Costs $160.00
72.70B1 Non-Use of Seat Belt Driver $25.00 & Costs* $131.00
72.70B2 Non-Use of Seat Belt Passenger $15.00 & Costs* $121.00

*Costs for Seat Belt are $106.00

Chapter 73 Motor Vehicle Crimes

City Ordinance Violation Fine Total
73.10 Reckless Operation $69.00 & Costs $204.00
73.11 Unsafe Vehicle $34.00 & Costs $169.00
73.12 Peeling $29.00 & Costs $164.00
73.13 Failure to Control $34.00 & Costs $169.00
73.20 Speeding Violations:    
  (1) School Zones: 73.20B2    
     A. Speed Charged Not More than 35 MPH $90.00 & Costs $225.00
     B. Speed Charged More than 35 MPH $140.00 & Costs $275.00
  (2) All Other Zones:    
     A. Speed Charged No More than 15 MPH Above Limit $29.00 & Costs $164.00
     B. Speed Charged from 16 - 20 MPH Above Limit $34.00 & Costs $169.00
     C. Speed Charged More than 20 MPH Above Limit $69.00 & Costs $204.00
73.20A Assured Clear Distance $69.00 & Costs $204.00
73.21 Slow Speed $14.00 & Costs $149.00
73.33 Accident Report $14.00 & Costs $149.00

 

Chapter 74 Equipment and Loads

City Ordinance Violation Fine Total
74.05 - 74.56 Mechanical Defects Including: All Lights; Red Reflectors; Extended Load; Horn; Siren, & Warning Devices; Windshield & Wiper; Mirrors; Bumpers; & Mufflers $14.00 & Costs $149.00
74.47 Tinted Glass $24.00 & Costs $159.00
74.58 Wheel Protectors on Heavy Commercial Vehicles $25.00 & Costs $160.00
74.59 Maximum Width, Height & Length $25.00 & Costs $160.00
74.70 - 74.74 Load Violations Including: Extended & Insecure Loads; Towing Rules; Weighing Vehicles; & Special Permits $24.00 & Costs $159.00

 

Chapter 75 Bicycles, Motorcycles & Snowmobiles
Chapter 76 Parking Regulations

City Ordinance Violation Fine Total
75.01 - 75.26 Bicycle, Motorcycle, Snowmobile & All-Purpose Vehicles $9.00 & Costs $144.00
76.01 Parking on Highways $24.00 & Costs $159.00
76.02 Unattended Motor Vehicle $25.00 & Costs $160.00
76.12C Parking on Highway $24.00 & Costs $159.00

 

Chapter 77 Pedestrians

City Ordinance Violation Fine Total
77.01 Pedestrian Violations $24.00 & Costs $159.00
77.02 Fail to Yield Right of Way to Pedestrian $29.00 & Costs $164.00
77.03 - 77.09 Pedestrian Violations $24.00 & Costs $159.00
77.10 Pedestrian Intoxication on Highway $69.00 & Costs $204.00

 

Chapter 4503 Licensing of Motor Vehicles
Chapter 4507 Driver's License Law

State Ordinance Violation Fine Total
4503.21 License Plate & Validation Sticker Violations:    
  (1) No License Plates $34.00 & Costs $169.00
  (2) Expired License Plates:    
     A. 1 to 7 Days $19.00 & Costs $154.00
     B. 8 to 30 Days $19.00 & Costs $154.00
     C. 31 to 90 Days $19.00 & Costs $154.00
     D. Over 90 Days $19.00 & Costs $154.00
4507.02 (A)(1), (A)(3) (See 4507.99B Penalty Section)    
  Expired Driver's License $19.00 & Costs $154.00

 

Chapter 4511 Traffic Laws - Operation of Motor Vehicles 

State Ordinance Violation Fine Total
4511.051 Prohibitions on Use of Freeways $14.00 & Costs $149.00
4511.12 - 4511.15 Traffic Control Devices; Red Lights; Pedestrian Control Signals; & Flashing Traffic Signals $34.00 & Costs $169.00
4511.20 Reckless Operation $69.00 & Costs $204.00
4511.202 Failure to Control $34.00 & Costs $169.00
4511.21 Speeding Violations:    
  (1) School Zones    
     A. Speed Charged No More than 35 MPH $29.00 & Costs $164.00
     B. Speed Charged More than 35 MPH $69.00 & Costs $204.00
  (2) Construction Zone (Fines Doubled)    
     A. Speed Charged Not More than 15 MPH Above Limit $58.00 & Costs $193.00
     B. Speed Charged from 16-20 MPH Above Limit $68.00 & Costs $203.00
     C. Speed Charged More than 20 MPH Above Limit $138.00 & Costs $273.00
  (3) All Other Zones:    
     A. Speed Charged Not More than 15 MPH Above Limit $29.00 & Costs $164.00
     B. Speed Charged from 16-20 MPH Above Limit $34.00 & Costs $169.00
     C. Speed Charged More than 20 MPH Above Limit $69.00 & Costs $204.00
4511.22 Slow Speed $14.00 & Costs $149.00
4511.25 Lanes of Travel on Roadways $29.00 & Costs $164.00
4511.26 Vehicles Traveling in Opposite Direction $29.00 & Costs $164.00
4511.27 - 4511.31 Passing Violations $29.00 & Costs $164.00
4511.32 One-Way Streets & Rotary Traffic Islands $29.00 & Costs $164.00
4511.33 Driving in Marked Lanes $29.00 & Costs $164.00
4511.34 Following Too Closely $24.00 & Costs $159.00
4511.35 Divided Roadways $29.00 & Costs $164.00
4511.36 - 4511.40 Turns at Intersections; U-Turns & Stop Signals; Hand & Arm Signals; Starting & Backing Vehicles $34.00 & Costs $169.00
4511.41 - 4511.451 Right of Way Violations $34.00 & Costs $169.00
4511.452 - 4511.48 Pedestrian Violations $24.00 & Costs $159.00
4511.481 Pedestrian Intoxication on Highway $69.00 & Costs $204.00
4511.49 - 4511.511 Pedestrian Violations $24.00 & Costs $159.00
4511.52 - 4511.56 Bicycle, Motorcycle, Snowmobile, & All-Purpose Vehicles  $9.00 & Costs $144.00
4511.60 Driving Through Safety Zone $24.00 & Costs $159.00
4511.61 - 4511.64 Railroad Crossing Violations $29.00 & Costs $164.00
4511.65 Through Streets $29.00 & Costs $164.00
4511.66 Parking on Highway $24.00 & Costs $159.00
4511.661 Unattended Motor Vehicle $25.00 & Costs $160.00
4511.68 Prohibited Standing or Parking Places $25.00 & Costs $160.00
4511.69 Parking Near Curb & Handicapped Parking $25.00 & Costs $160.00
4511.70 Operating Motor Vehicle with Control or Vision Obstructed $24.00 & Costs $159.00
4511.701 Occupying Trailer While in Motion $14.00 & Costs $149.00
4511.71 - 4511.712 Driving on Closed Street or Sidewalk; Obstructing Vehicles $24.00 & Costs $159.00
4511.79 Driving with Impaired Alertness or Ability $69.00 & Costs $204.00
4511.81 Child Restraint Violations $100.00 & Costs $235.00

 

Chapter 4513 Traffic Laws - Equipment; Loads

State Ordinance Violation Fine Total
4513.02 Unsafe Vehicle $34.00 & Costs $169.00
4513.021 - 4513.28 Mechanical Defects Including: All Lights; Red Reflectors; Extended Load, Horn, Siren, & Warning Devices; Windshield & Wiper; Bumpers; & Mufflers $14.00 & Costs $149.00
4513.241 Illegally Tinted Glass $24.00 & Costs $159.00
4513.263B1 Non-Use of Seat Belt Driver $30.00 & Costs* $136.00
4513.263B2 Non-Use of Seat Belt Passenger $20.00 & Costs* $126.00
4513.30 - 4513.34 Load Violations Including: Extended & Insecure Loads; Towing Rules; Weighing Vehicles; & Special Permits $24.00 & Costs $159.00
4513.36 Resisting Police Officer $69.00 & Costs $204.00
4513.64 Abandoning Junk Vehicle $25.00 & Costs $160.00
4513.65 Failure to Comply with Order to Remove Junk Vehicles  $69.00 & Costs $204.00

*Costs for Seat Belt are $106.00

Chapter 4549 Motor Vehicle Crimes
Chapter 5577 Load Limits on Highways
Chapter 5589 Offenses Relating to Highways

State Ordinance Violations Fine Total
4549.11 Using License Plates of Former Owner $69.00 & Costs $204.00
4549.12 Ohio Resident Using License Plates from Another State $69.00 & Costs $204.00
5577.05 Maximum Width, Height & Length $25.00 & Costs $160.00
5577.11 Wheel Protectors on Heavy Commercial Vehicles $25.00 & Costs $160.00
5589.08 - 5589.081 Vehicles with Spikes, Lugs or Chains $29.00 & Costs $164.00