Criminal & Traffic Fees

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Felony Bond Schedule

Felony (F1) $25,000.00
Felony (F2) $20,000.00
Felony (F3) $10,000.00
Felony (F4) $5000.00
Felony (F5) $5000.00

Misdemeanors

Misdemeanor 1 (M1) $3000.00
Misdemeanor 2 (M2) $2500.00
Misdemeanor 3 (M3) $2000.00
Misdemeanor 4 (M4) $1500.00
Minor Misdemeanor (MM) $1300.00
Drug Abuse
(2925.11 or 513.03)
$1400.00
Drug Paraphernalia $1400.00

Waiver and 10% Bond Classification

$130.00 No Accident $1300.00
$160.00 No Accident Construction Zone* $1600.00
$150.00 Accident $1500.00
$200.00 Accident Construction Zone* $2000.00
$110.00 Non Moving $1100.00
$130.00 Non Moving Construction Zone* $1300.00
$160.00 No Accident $1600.00
$220.00 No Accident Construction Zone* $2200.00
$200.00 Accident $2000.00
$300.00 Accident Construction Zone* $3000.00
Not to exceed $292.00 In Construction Zone
* Pursuant to Section 4511.99(D)(3) ORC all violations in a PROPERLY MARKED (see 4511.98 ORC) Construction Zones are subject to DOUBLE the normal fine.

Speeding Tickets

Up to 10 mph over the speed limit Use $2.00 per M.P.H. + $100.00 Court Costs Example: 62 mph in a 55 mph zone = 7 mph over speed limit x $2 mile = $14 + $100 = $114
If 11 mph or more over speed limit Use $3.00 per M.P.H. + $100.00 Court Costs Example: 75 mph in a 55 mph zone = 20 mph over speed limit x $3.00 mile = $60 + $100 = $160
In Construction Zone
Up to 10 mph over the speed limit
Use $4.00 per M.P.H. + $100.00 Court Costs Example: 62 mph in a 55 mph zone = 7 mph over speed limit x $4 mile = $32 + $100 = $132
If 11 mph or more over the speed limit Use $6.00 per M.P.H. + $100 Court Courts Example: 75 mph in a 55 mph zone = 20 mph over speed limit x $6 mile = $120 + $100 = $220

Court Costs Consist of the Following:

  Effective Date Traffic Criminal
Victims Reparation Fund - State 07/01/1993 $9.00 $9.00
Indigent Defense Support Fund 07/09 & 10/09 $25.00 $25.00
City of Sandusky $43.00 $50.00
Capital Fund 04/01/1998 $10.00 $14.00
Computer Fund 04/01/2002 $1.00
Drug Law Enforcement Fund 09/2008 $3.40
Indigent Driver Fund 09/2008 $1.50
Indigent Defense Fund 09/2008 $5.00
Justice Program Service Fund 10/2009 $.10
Security Fund $2.00 $2.00
TOTAL $100.00 $100.00

Liquor Control Laws - 4301

O.R.C. City Code Title Waiver Bond
4301.62 529.07 Open Container in Motor Vehicle $130.00 $1300.00
4301.64 529.04 Consuming in a Motor Vehicle $130.00 $1300.00

Licensing of Motor Vehicles - 4503

O.R.C. City Code Title Waiver Bond
4503.10 Failure to Register Vehicle B
4503.11 335.09 Registration Violation B
4503.12 335.11 Failure to Register Vehicle B
4503.21 335.09 Failure to display plates/stickers B

Driver's License Law - 4510

O.R.C. City Code Title Waiver Bond
4510.12 335.01 Expired Operator License (less that 6 months) A
4510.12A 335.01 No Operator's License None $3000.00
4510.11 335.07 Restricted License Violation B
4507.02A2 Permit Unlicensed Driver to Drive None $3000.00
4510.12 335.01 No Motorcycle Endorsement A
4507.02A4 More Than 1 Valid License None $3000.00
4510.16A 335.07 Driving Under Suspension None $3000.00
4510.21 335.07C2 Driving Under Suspension Without Paying Reinstatement Fee None $3000.00
4510.11C1 335.07C1 Driving Under Suspension None $3000.00
4510.14 335.07 Driving Under OVI Suspension None 1st $3000.00
2nd $5000.00
3rd $7500.00
4507.05 335.03 Temporary Permit Without Licensed Driver A
4510.03 Driving Under Twelve Point Suspension None $3000.00
4507.30 335.04 Fictitious Operator's License None $3000.00
4507.33 Wrongful Entrustment None $3000.00
4507.31 Permit Minor to Operate Vehicle None $3000.00
4507.32 Employed Without License Chauffeur None $3000.00
4507.35 Failure to Display Operator License A
4507.36 False Information None $3000.00

Traffic Laws - Operation of Motor Vehicle - 4511

O.R.C. City Code Title Waiver Bond
2921.33 303.01A Failure to Obey Police Officer None $3000.00
29.21.331 303.01B Willful Flee Police Office None $3000.00
4511.051 303.06 Occupy Space on Highway (Hitchhiking) B
4511.12 313.01 Red Light Violation A
4511.12 313.01 Failure to Obey Sign/Signal A
4511.13 313.03 Right Turn on Red A
4511.15 313.06 Flashing Traffic Signal A
4511.17 313.08 Altering or Defacing Signs A
4511.19A 333.01 OVI/Drugs 1st Offense with .08+ None $5000.00
OVI 2nd Offense Within 6 Years None $7500.00
OVI 3rd Offense Within 6 Years None $10,000.00
OVI 4th Offense Within 6 Years None $12,000.00
OVI (Out of State Driver) None S/P/C NO 10%
4511.19B 333.01 OVI 1st With Breathalyzer .02 Age 18-20 None $3000.00
OVI 2nd With Breathalyzer .02 Age 18-20 None $5000.00
4511.194 Physical Control None $3000.00
4511.192 335.08 Driving Under Suspension (Implied Consent) None $3000.00
4511.15 333.02A Reckless Operation C
4511.201 333.02B Reckless Operation Private Property C
4511.21 333.03 Speed Unreasonable for Conditions C
4511.21 333.03 Failure to Stop ACDA A
4511.21 333.03 Speeding D
4511.22 333.04 Slow Speed A
4511.251 333.07 Drag Racing A
4511.26 331.02 Failure to Drive on Right Half of Roadway A
4511.27A 331.04 Passing on Right A
4511.29 Passing With ACD A
4511.30 331.05 Left of Center A
4511.31 331.07 Passing Over Yellow Line A
4511.32 331.30 Wrong Way On One Way Street A
4511.33 331.31 Change Lanes Without Due Caution A
4511.34 331.09 Following To Close A
4511.35 331.31 Crossing Over Median On Divided Highway A
4511.36A 331.10 Improper Right Turn A
4511.37 331.12 Improper U-Turn A
4511.38 331.13 Improper Backing A
4511.38A 331.13 Improper Start A
4511.39 331.14 Failure to Signal Turn/Stop A
4511.41 331.16 Failure to Yield - Intersection A
4511.42 331.17 Failure to Yield - Left Turn A
4511.43 Failure to Yield - Through Highway A
4511.431 331.23 Failure To Yield - Sidewalk A
4511.44 331.22 Failure To Yield - Private Drive A
4511.441 Failure To Yield - Pedestrian/Sidewalk A
4511.45 331.21 Failure To Yield - Safety Vehicle A
4511.451 331.24 Failure To Yield - Funeral Procession A
4511.452 371.08 Pedestrian Failure to Yield Right of Way to Emergency Vehicle A
4511.46 371.01 Failure to Yield Right of Way Pedestrian in Crosswalk A
4511.53 373.02 No Helmet and/or Glasses on Motorcycle B
4511.60 331.29 Safety Zone A
4511.61 Failure to Stop for Stop Sign at Grade Crossing A
4511.62 331.39 Crossing Railroad With Flashers of Gate in Operation A
4511.63 Failure to Stop at Grade Crossing/Hazardous Materials A
4511.66 351.12 Parking on Highway A
4511.66 351.07 Unattended Vehicle A
4511.68 351.03 Illegal Parking A
4511.681 351.13 Illegal Parking Private Party A
4511.69 351.04 Illegal Parking Handicap Parking A
4511.70 331.25 Obstructed View A
4511.70C 351.08 Open Door Traffic Side (Accident) A
4511.701 331.35 Occupying Trailer in Motion A
4511.71 331.26 Driving on Closed Highway A
4511.711 331.37 Driving on Sideway A
4511.712 331.33 Obstructing Passage of Vehicles A
4511.72 331.27 Following an Emergency Vehicle A
4511.73 331.28 Driving Over Unprotected Fire Hose A
4511.74 311.01 Placing Injurious Material On Roadway A
4511.75A 331.38 Passing Stopped School Bus None $3000.00
4511.81 337.26 Child Restraints A
4511.82 331.42 Littering $192.00

Traffic Laws - Equipment Loads - 4513

O.R.C. City Code Title Waiver Bond
4513.02 337.01 Unsafe Vehicle A
4513.021 337.29 Illegal Bumper Height A
4513.03 337.02 Lights Required: 1/2 hour Before Sunrise - 1/2 hour After Sunset A
4513.04 337.03 Headlights Violation A
4513.05 337.06 Taillights Violation A
4513.07 337.06 Safety Lights - Commercial Vehicle A
4513.071 337.24 No Brake Lights A
4513.09 337.08 Extended Load Without Flag or Lights A
4513.10 337.09 No Lights on Parked Vehicle A
4513.11A 337.10A No Lights on Slow Moving Vehicle A
4513.11B 337.10B No Slow Moving Vehicle Emblem A
4513.13 337.12 Cowl, Fender & Backup Lights A
4513.15A 337.14 Failure to Dim Headlights A
4513.20 337.18 Defective Brakes A
4513.22 337.20 No Muffler - Defective Muffler A
4513.263B1 337.27 Seat Belt - Operator $95.00
4513.263B2 337.27 Seat Belt - Passenger $85.00
4513.24 337.28 Window Tint A
4513.27 No Extra Signal Equipment on Disabled Motor Vehicle A
4513.28 No Display of Warning Signs on Disabled Vehicle A
4513.31 339.08 Insecure Load A
4549.02 335.12 Leaving the Scene of An Accident None $3000.00
4549.021 335.13 Leaving the Scene of An Accident - Private Property $3000.00
4549.03 335.14 Leaving the Scene of An Accident - Off Highway None $3000.00
4549.08 335.11 Fictitious Plates B
4549.10 335.11 Operating With Dealer Plates B
4549.12 335.11 Out of State Plates B
4549.18 Failure to Display Registration Certificate $150.00

Motor Transport Companies - 4921

O.R.C. City Code Title Waiver Bond
4921.32 Failure to Display PUCO Tax Decal $150.00

Load Limits Highways - 5577

O.R.C. City Code Title Waiver Bond
5577.04 339.01 Overload (Up to 2,000 lbs. minimum) $190.00
5577.05 339.03 Overwidth $150.00
5577.11 No Mud Flaps B

Highway Use Tax - 5728

O.R.C. City Code Title Waiver Bond
5728.02 Failure to Display Use Tax Decal $150.00
5728.04 Highway Use Tax Violation $150.00