Schedule of Fines & Costs


The Eureka Municipal Court accepts online payments (subject to a convenience fee) at the following link: 

VIOLATIONS BUREAU FINES AND COSTS

If you receive a complaint for an ordinance violation in the City of Eureka, you may:

  • Pay your fine by mail until five (5) days prior to designated court date if the amount is listed below.
  • Pay your fine in person anytime on weekdays between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. until five days prior to the designated court date at the Eureka Municipal Court.
  • Contest the complaint in Court at the address, date and time designated on your ticket.

THE VIOLATIONS BUREAU IS ESTABLISHED AS A CONVENIENCE FOR THE PUBLIC. THE BUREAU IS NOT INTENDED TO REPLACE A COURT APPEARANCE FOR PLEAS OF NOT GUILTY.

IF YOU BELIEVE YOU ARE NOT GUILTY OF THE CHARGED OFFENSE, YOU SHOULD APPEAR IN COURT ON THE DATE INDICATED ON YOUR SUMMONS. THE FOLLOWING FINES ARE EFFECTIVE AS OF JUNE, 2006, AND THEREAFTER, UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, FOR TICKETS ISSUED IN THE CITY OF EUREKA.

IF AN ACCIDENT HAS RESULTED FROM ANY MOVING VIOLATION, A COURT APPEARANCE IS MANDATORY.

SCHEDULE OF FINES AND COSTS

SPEEDING

ANY SPEED 20 MILES OR OVER MUST APPEAR IN COURT

MILES OVERTOTAL AMOUNT DUE
10 miles over$68.00
11 miles over$72.00
12 miles over$76.00
13 miles over$79.00
14 miles over$83.00
15 miles over$87.00
16 miles over$91.00
17 miles over$94.00
18 miles over$98.00
19 miles over$102.00

OTHER VIOLATIONS

ANY OTHER OFFENSE NOT LISTED BELOW MUST APPEAR IN COURT

VIOLATIONTOTAL AMOUNT DUE
Abandoned Vehicle on Right-of-way$62.00
Derelict Auto$93.00
Detour to Avoid Intersection93.00
Electric Signal Violation$93.00
Excessive Vehicle Noise by Defective muffler$93.00
Expired Inspection Sticker$68.00
Expired License Plates/No License Plates$68.00
Failure to Cover Load$93.00
Failure to Dim Lights$68.00
Failure to Signal Lane Change$68.00
Failure to Use Seatbelt$10.00
Failure to Yield Right of Way$93.00
Following too Closely$56.00
"For Sale" Sign on Vehicle Parked on Street$56.00
Handicapped Parking$156.00
Improper Lane Use$93.00
Improper Passing$93.00
Improper Turn$93.00
Improper Vehicle Registration$93.00
No Child Restraint$87.00
No Headlights or Taillights$93.00
No Thru Traffic$93.00
Operating Motor Vehicle w/o Insurance$156.00
Operator's License Violation (except revoked or suspended)$68.00
Other Parking Violations$56.00
Passing or Overtaking School Bus$156.00
Stop Sign Violation$93.00

 

Failure to appear on Court Date or pay fine beforehand may result in a warrant being issued for your arrest.