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Municipal Civil Infractions Bureau

What is a municipal civil infraction violation bureau?

Municipal civil infraction violation bureau has been established to accept admissions of responsibility for municipal civil infractions in response to municipal civil infraction violation notices issued and served by authorized city officials, and to collect and retain civil fines and costs.

What is a municipal civil infraction citation?

A municipal civil infraction citation is a written complaint or notice prepared by an authorized city official, directing a person to appear in court regarding the occurrence or existence of a municipal civil infraction violation by the person cited.

What is a municipal civil infraction violation notice?

A municipal civil infraction violation notice is a written notice prepared by an authorized city official, directing a person to appear at the city municipal civil infractions bureau and to pay the fines and costs, if any, prescribed for the violation by the schedule of civil fines adopted by the city.

Where is the municipal civil infraction violation bureau?

The bureau is located at city hall, 414 E. Main Street, and shall be under the supervision and control of the city treasurer.

Who is authorized to issue civil infraction citations or violation notices?

  • Police officers
  • Building inspectors
  • City administrator
  • Development official
  • Fire chief

What are the different types of municipal civil infraction violations and what are the fines associated with the violations?

The following offenses may incur a civil infraction violation notice and fine:

Description

1st Violation

1st Repeat
Violation

2nd or
Subsequent Violation

Municipal standards $ 350.00 $ 500.00 $ 500.00
Cabarets $ 125.00 $ 500.00 $ 500.00
Special Events $ 100.00 $ 200.00 $ 500.00
Animals $ 25.00 $ 50.00 $ 75.00
State Construction Code $ 350.00 $ 500.00 $ 500.00
Property Maintenance Code $ 50.00 $ 125.00 $ 500.00
Numbering of residences and buildings $ 25.00 $ 50.00 $ 75.00
Business Registration $ 250.00 $ 350.00 $ 500.00
Peddlers/Solicitors $ 350.00 $ 500.00 $ 500.00
Cemeteries $ 350.00 $ 500.00 $ 500.00
Nuisances $ 150.00 $ 250.00 $ 500.00
Nuisances (30-36) $ 150.00 $ 250.00 $ 500.00
Nuisances (30-39) $ 50.00 $ 250.00 $ 500.00
Fire Prevention Code $ 350.00 $ 500.00 $ 500.00
Burning $ 50.00 $ 100.00 $ 50.00
Division of unplatted land $ 500.00 $1,000.00 $1,000.00
Residential refuse collection $ 50.00 $ 150.00 $ 500.00
Playing in streets $ 50.00 $ 150.00 $ 500.00
Sidewalks $ 50.00 $ 150.00 $ 500.00
Stopping, Standing & Parking $ 150.00 $ 250.00 $ 500.00
Bicycle license $ 25.00 $ 50.00 $ 75.00
Water supply system $ 350.00 $ 500.00 $ 500.00
Water, sanitary sewer and storm drain extensions $ 350.00 $ 500.00 $ 500.00
Trees $ 250.00 $ 500.00 $ 500.00
Weeds/grass $ 125.00 $ 250.00 $ 500.00
Zoning $ 250.00 $ 500.00 $ 500.00