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 21 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
  • No Ohio license
  • Noise abatement
  • Physical control
  • Two prior traffic convictions within the last year
  • 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 4/1/2013

Traffic Offenses Code Section Fine Costs Total
Child Restraint (non-moving) 4511.81 $27 $104 $131
Expired Driver's License (less than 6 months) (moving) 4507.02 $2 $133 $135
Expired registration (less than 6 months) (non-moving) 4503.21 $12 $104 $116
HUT (Heavy Use Tax) (moving) 5728.01 through 5728.14 $75 $133 $208
Minor Misdemeanor (non-moving) $12 $104 $116
Moving violation with an accident (ie: assured clear distance, left of center, improper passing) (moving) $32 $133 $165
Moving violation with no accident (ie: speed, failure to yield, stop sign) (moving) $12 $133 $145
Parking (UTT) $15 $15
Reckless operation (moving) 333.02 / 434.02 / 4511.20 / 73.20 $71 $133 $204
Seat Belt (driver) 4513.263(B)(1) $30 $89 $119
Seat Belt (passenger) 4513.263(B)(3) $20 $89 $109
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
Overweight violation of ___ pounds on a tandem axle assembly spaced ___ feet (34,000 lbs maximum) 5577.04 (B)(2) Fine Schedule below $133
Overweight violation of ___ pounds on ___ axles spaced ___ feet 5577.04 (B)(3) Fine Schedule below $133
Overweight violation of ___ pounds in excess of the 80,000 pound limit 5577.04 (E) Fine Schedule below $133
Overweight violation of ___ pounds on ___ axles spaced ___ feet on a 25% reduced weight roadway 5577.07 (B) Fine Schedule below $133
Overweight Violation Schedule Fines
0-2,000 pounds over $80
2,001 - 5,000 pounds over $100 (plus $1 per 100 pounds)
5,001 - 10,000 pounds over $130 (plus $2 per 100 pounds)
10,0001 pounds over $160 (plus $3 per 100 pounds)
Overweight Violations Overweight Code Section Fines Total
Over width of ____ (8'6" maximum) 5577.05 (A)(4) $25 $133 $158
Over length of ____ (65' maximum) 5577.05 (B)(6) $25 $133 $158
Over height of ____ (13'6" maximum) 5577.05 (C) $25 $133 $158
No rear wheel protectors 5577.1 $25 $104 $129
Commercial Certificate of Registration 4549.18 $25 $104 $129

Waiverable Parking Offenses as of 4/1/2013

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 $12 $15
2 No parking 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. $10 $12 $15
3A No parking within 10 ft. of fire hydrant $15 $17 $20
3B No parking within 20 ft. of crosswalk $15 $17 $20
3C No parking within 30 ft. of stop sign $15 $17 $20
3D Parking more than 12 inches from curb $15 $17 $20
3E Parked against traffic $15 $17 $20
3F Parked on devil strip $15 $17 $20
3G Parked in restricted area $15 $17 $20
3H No parking in alley $15 $17 $20
3I No parking 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. $15 $17 $20
3J Blocking driveway $15 $17 $20
3K Fire lane $15 $17 $20
3L Other $15 $17 $20
351.16 Handicapped Parking $250 $250 $250
Parking Offenses - Summit County Sheriff PAY WITHIN 3 DAYS PAY AFTER 3 DAYS PAY AFTER 30 DAYS
452.055 Fire lane $5 $10 $15
452.02 Prohibited parking $5 $10 $15
4511.68 Prohibited parking $5 $10 $15
452.03 (E) Handicapped Parking $250 $250 $250
4511.69 Handicapped Parking $250 $250 $250
Parking Offenses - Summit County Sheriff First Violation Subsequent Violations (within 1 year)
452.03 (A-M) (O & P) Green parking $15 $30
452.03 (N) Airport Fire Lane $15 $50

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 4/1/2013

Criminal Offenses Fine Costs Total
Barberton Zoning $62 $124 $186
Disorderly Conduct $71 $124 $195
Dog at Large (1st offense only) $17 $124 $141
Dog at Large (1st offense only) IN CITY OF BARBERTON $100 $124 $224
Dog at Large (2nd offense only) IN CITY OF BARBERTON $150 $124 $274
Misconduct at an Emergency $71 $124 $195
Noise Disturbance/Noise Ordinance (MM only) $62 $124 $186
Open Container $32 $124 $156
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 $124 $136
Division of Wildlife (Minor Misdemeanors) (ie: fishing/hunting w/o permit, after hours) $12 $124 $136
Division of State Parks (Minor Misdemeanors) (ie: camping w/o permit, after hours) $12 $124 $136