Possible Ticket Dismissal

Particular violations may receive a dismissal with an administrative assessment.  The following conditions apply to each particular violation.  Certain time is allotted dependent upon the violation type.

The ticket recipient is required to verify the Court Clerk's office receives the required proof for a possible dismissal as well as payment of the administrative assessment.  This must be done prior to the scheduled court date.  If a violation is not dismissed by the Court Clerk's office, a court appearance before the Municipal Judge is available:  

  • Defective Equipment: Provide proof of repair and the ticket will be dismissed with $30.00 court cost and if done no later than one day before the assigned court date.
  • Insurance: Provide valid insurance verification in force at the time of the stop and upon verification, the violation may be dismissed with a $60.00 administrative assessment and only if done no later than one day before the assigned court date.  If insurance wasn't valid, you are encouraged to appear on your assigned court day otherwise your driver's license may be suspended;
  • No Driver's License in Possession: Provide valid driver's license on or before the assigned court date and the citation may be dismissed with a $60.00 administrative assessment.  If valid proof is not provided timely, the amount of $110.00 is due no later than the assigned court date;
  • Expired Tag: Provide proof of current registration and if provided no later than one day before the assigned court date, the citation may be dismissed with a $60.00 administrative assessment.  If valid proof is not provided timely, the amount of $140.00 is due no later than the assigned court date;
  • Parking in a Handicap Zone without a Placard Displayed: Provide proof of your valid handicap placard on or before the scheduled court date and the citation may be dismissed with a $30.00 administrative assessment.