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Pay The Fine And Cost

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You have the option to pay the fine and cost due on all violations of a Metropolitan Ordinance prior to your compliance date, with the exception of a citation written for a vicious dog, a citation issued with a private prosecutor, or where the citation indicates that you "Cannot Pay" the citation. For these three exceptions, you must appear in court.

With the exception of an excessive alarm violation, the fine and cost for a violation of any Metro Ordinance is the same.

Violation Fine Cost Administrative Fee Total Due
Metro Code Violations $50.00 $12.50 $44.00 $106.50
Citations with Private Prosecutor AND "Cannot Pay" Notation A mandatory court date will be sent to you for a trial.
Vicious Dog A mandatory court date will be sent to you for a trial.

You may pay your fees in one of the following ways:

Here’s What To Do To Pay Your Citation by Mail:

Mail the following to the Traffic Violation Bureau at our mailing address so they are RECEIVED before your compliance date. The compliance date is 45 calendar days from the issue date of your citation.

  • A copy of your citation;
  • A check, money order or cashier’s check payable to the Traffic Violation Bureau in the amount shown in the table above for your violation.

Here’s What To Do To Pay Your Citation Online:

  • You will need a credit/debit card, your citation number, the amount you owe and the personal identifying information that is requested on the payment page.
  • Ensure that payment is made before your compliance date.
  • Upon completion of your online payment transaction, you will print a receipt that should be kept for your records. For online payment, click here.