Diana M. Stevenson, Clerk of Court

Certain traffic violations and criminal offenses can be waived - that is you can admit guilt and pay your fines and court costs without having to come to court. Other violations REQUIRE a court appearance under the law. Below you will find a list of the mandatory appearances as well as those that are waiverable.

Mandatory Court Appearances

If you have been cited for one of the following violations, you are REQUIRED to appear in court on the date listed at the bottom of your citation:

  • Construction Zone
  • Drag racing
  • Driving 36 miles or more above the posted speed limit
  • Driving with impaired alertness or ability
  • Drug offense
  • DUI, DWI, Driving Under Suspension
  • Fictitious, unauthorized, display or no front plate
  • Hit skip
  • Intoxicated pedestrian
  • Marijuana Possesion
  • No Ohio license
  • Noise abatement
  • Physical control
  • Two prior traffic convictions within the last 12 months
  • Unsafe vehicle (2 or more convictions)
  • Vehicular homicide
  • Violation involving a school bus/zone
  • Violation involving operators' license (over 6 months)
  • Willful fleeing

ALL VIOLATIONS REQUIRE PROOF OF INSURANCE FOR THE DATE OF THE CITATION. IF YOUR TICKET IS MARKED "FR NOT SHOWN" YOU MUST BRING PROOF TO COURT. DO NOT BRING INVOICES OR APPLICATIONS. YOU NEED AN INSURANCE CARD WITH EFFECTIVE DATES FOR THE CAR LISTED ON THE CITATION, OR A COPY OF YOUR INSURANCE POLICY.

FAILURE TO PROVIDE PROOF OF INSURANCE WILL RESULT IN A SUSPENSION OF YOUR LICENSE IMPOSED BY THE OHIO BUREAU OF MOTOR VEHICLES FOR A MINIMUM OF 90 DAYS.

The following traffic violations may be waived by paying the amounts shown next to the citation. Waivers must be paid in full - NO PARTIAL PAYMENTS! If you received more than one violation on the face of the traffic ticket, you must pay the amount listed for each violation.

Checks must have current address and phone number listed. Please write ticket number on memo line for proper credit.

Waiverable Traffic Offenses as of 10/6/2017

Traffic Offenses Code Section Fine Costs Total
Child Restraint (non-moving) 4511.81 $27.00 $104.00 $131.00
Expired Driver's License (less than 6 months) (moving) 4507.02 $2.00 $133.00 $135.00
Expired registration (less than 6 months) (non-moving) 4503.21 $12.00 $104.00 $116.00
HUT (Heavy Use Tax) (moving) 5728.01 through 5728.14 $75.00 $133.00 $208.00
Minor Misdemeanor moving violation, other than Speeding as above, with Accident (moving) $32.00 $133.00 $165.00
Minor Misdemeanor moving violation, other than Speeding as above, No Accident (moving) $12.00 $133.00 $145.00
Minor Misdemeanor (non-moving) $12.00 $104.00 $116.00
Parking (UTT) $15.00 $15.00
Reckless operation (moving) 333.02 / 434.02 / 4511.20 / 73.20 $71.00 $133.00 $204.00
Seat Belt (driver) 4513.263(B)(1) $30.00 $89.00 $119.00
Seat Belt (passenger) 4513.263(B)(3) $20.00 $89.00 $109.00

Speeding Violations 2 Points, except where exceeding lawful speed by 30 MPH or more, then 4 Points

MPH Over Limit Fine Cost Total
1 through 9 MPH $8.00 $133.00 $141.00
10 MPH $10.00 $133.00 $143.00
11 MPH $12.00 $133.00 $145.00
12 MPH $14.00 $133.00 $147.00
13 MPH $16.00 $133.00 $149.00
14 MPH $18.00 $133.00 $151.00
15 MPH $20.00 $133.00 $153.00
16 MPH $22.00 $133.00 $155.00
17 MPH $24.00 $133.00 $157.00
18 MPH $26.00 $133.00 $159.00
19 MPH $28.00 $133.00 $161.00
20 MPH $30.00 $133.00 $163.00
21 MPH $33.00 $133.00 $166.00
22 MPH $36.00 $133.00 $169.00
23 MPH $39.00 $133.00 $172.00
24 MPH $42.00 $133.00 $175.00
25 MPH $45.00 $133.00 $178.00
26 MPH $48.00 $133.00 $181.00
27 MPH $51.00 $133.00 $184.00
28 MPH $54.00 $133.00 $187.00
29 MPH $57.00 $133.00 $190.00
30 MPH $60.00 $133.00 $193.00
31 MPH $63.00 $133.00 $196.00
32 MPH $66.00 $133.00 $199.00
33 MPH $69.00 $133.00 $202.00
34 MPH $72.00 $133.00 $205.00
35 MPH $75.00 $133.00 $208.00
Slow Speed $40.00 $133.00 $173.00
Speeding - School Zone 2 Points
1st Moving Violation in 12 months
Fine is $5.00 for every MPH over the speed limit plus $133.00 Court Costs
As a 2nd Moving Violation in 12 months, Speeding-School Zone requires court appearance
Speeding - Construction Zone   R.C. 4511.21(P)(3)   2 Points   2 x applicable fine listed above plus $133.00 Court Costs = Total


Speeding - School Zone   2 Points   

Fine is $5.00 for every MPH over the speed limit plus $133.00 Court Costs

As a 2nd Moving Violation in 12 months, Speeding-School Zone rquires court appearance


** A speeding violation that is 36 MPH or above the posted speed limit requires court appearance **

** A third moving violation in a twelve month period requires court appearance **


Summit County Sheriff's Office Weight Enforcement Unit

Overweight Violations Overweight Code Section Fines Costs
Overweight violation of ___ pounds on a single axle (20,000 lbs maximum) 5577.04 (B)(1) Fine Schedule below $133.00
Overweight violation of ___ pounds on a tandem axle assembly spaced ___ feet (34,000 lbs maximum) 5577.04 (B)(2) Fine Schedule below $133.00
Overweight violation of ___ pounds on ___ axles spaced ___ feet 5577.04 (B)(3) Fine Schedule below $133.00
Overweight violation of ___ pounds in excess of the 80,000 pound limit 5577.04 (E) Fine Schedule below $133.00
Overweight violation of ___ pounds on ___ axles spaced ___ feet on a 25% reduced weight roadway 5577.07 (B) Fine Schedule below $133.00
Overweight Violation Schedule Fines
0-2,000 pounds over $80.00
2,001 - 5,000 pounds over $100.00 (plus $1.00 per 100 pounds)
5,001 - 10,000 pounds over $130.00 (plus $2.00 per 100 pounds)
10,0001 pounds over $160.00 (plus $3.00 per 100 pounds)
Overweight Violations Overweight Code Section Fines Total
Over width of ____ (8'6" maximum) 5577.05 (A)(4) $25.00 $133.00 $158.00
Over length of ____ (65' maximum) 5577.05 (B)(6) $25.00 $133.00 $158.00
Over height of ____ (13'6" maximum) 5577.05 (C) $25.00 $133.00 $158.00
No rear wheel protectors 5577.1 $25.00 $104.00 $129.00
Commercial Certificate of Registration 4549.18 $25.00 $104.00 $129.00

Waiverable Parking Offenses as of 10/16/2017

Parking Offenses - City of Barberton PAY WITHIN 3 DAYS PAY AFTER 3 DAYS PAY AFTER 30 DAYS
1 Time-non meter violations in 15, 30, 60 and 120 minute zones $10.00 $12.00 $15.00
2 No parking 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. $10.00 $12.00 $15.00
3A No parking within 10 ft. of fire hydrant $15.00 $17.00 $20.00
3B No parking within 20 ft. of crosswalk $15.00 $17.00 $20.00
3C No parking within 30 ft. of stop sign $15.00 $17.00 $20.00
3D Parking more than 12 inches from curb $15.00 $17.00 $20.00
3E Parked against traffic $15.00 $17.00 $20.00
3F Parked on devil strip $15.00 $17.00 $20.00
3G Parked in restricted area $15.00 $17.00 $20.00
3H No parking in alley $15.00 $17.00 $20.00
3I No parking 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. $15.00 $17.00 $20.00
3J Blocking driveway $15.00 $17.00 $20.00
3K Fire lane $15.00 $17.00 $20.00
3L Other $15.00 $17.00 $20.00
351.16 Handicapped Parking $250.00 $250.00 $250.00
Parking Offenses - Summit County Sheriff PAY WITHIN 3 DAYS PAY AFTER 3 DAYS PAY AFTER 30 DAYS
452.055 Fire lane $5.00 $10.00 $15.00
452.02 Prohibited parking $5.00 $10.00 $15.00
4511.68 Prohibited parking $5.00 $10.00 $15.00
452.03 (E) Handicapped Parking $250.00 $250.00 $250.00
4511.69 Handicapped Parking $250.00 $250.00 $250.00
Parking Offenses - Summit County Sheriff First Violation Subsequent Violations (within 1 year)
452.03 (A-M) (O & P) City of Green Parking Violations $15.00 $30.00
452.03 (N) Airport Fire Lane $15.00 $50.00
Parking Offenses - Summit County Sheriff Within 15 Days After 15 Days After 30 Days
City of Green Parking Violations (not handicap zone or airport) $5.00 $10.00 $40.00
Handicap Parking $250.00 $250.00 $250.00

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

If you received more than one violation on the face of the traffic ticket, you must pay the amount listed for each violation.

Checks must have current address and phone number listed. Please write ticket number on memo line for proper credit.

Waiverable Criminal Offenses as of 11/06/2017

Criminal Offenses Fine Costs Total
Barberton Zoning $62.00 $124.00 $186.00
Disorderly Conduct $71.00 $124.00 $195.00
Dog at Large (1st offense only) $17.00 $124.00 $141.00
Dog at Large (1st offense only) IN CITY OF BARBERTON $100.00 $124.00 $224.00
Dog at Large (2nd offense only) IN CITY OF BARBERTON $150.00 $124.00 $274.00
Misconduct at an Emergency $71.00 $124.00 $195.00
Noise Disturbance/Noise Ordinance (MM only) $62.00 $124.00 $186.00
Open Container $32.00 $124.00 $156.00
Division of Natural Resources Fine Costs Total
Division of Watercraft (MM and M4 violations) (ie: expired registration - 1 year or less, wake zone, life jackets) $12.00 $124.00 $136.00
Division of Wildlife (Minor Misdemeanors) (ie: fishing/hunting w/o permit, after hours) $12.00 $124.00 $136.00
Division of State Parks (Minor Misdemeanors) (ie: camping w/o permit, after hours) $12.00 $124.00 $136.00