Important Information

If proof of insurance was not shown to the officer, a copy MUST be enclosed when payment is made.

If you are cited for more than 1 offense and have questions regarding payment, please call the court at (440) 930-4103. All fines must be paid by court date.

Effective: April 1, 2017

Moving Violations

0-10 miles over limit $145.00
11-20 mph over limit $170.00
21-30 mph over limit $195.00
Over 30 mph over limit $220.00
Other Moving Violations:
Traffic Control Device $170.00
Other Waiverable Moving Violations $170.00
Expired Registration $145.00
Expired Operator's License $145.00
Excess Weight for Street $145.00
Overwidth $145.00
Unsecure Load $145.00
Excess Weight for Truck Call (440) 930-4103

Non Moving Violations

No Seat Belt - Driver $103.00
No Seat Belt - Passenger $93.00
No Child Restraint/Booster $93.00


  • All 3rd offense speed within a 12-month period MUST appear in court.
  • Speed above 88 mph and above MUST appear in court.
  • Speed of 36 mph and above in School Zone must appear in court.
  • If personal appearance ir not required, ticket must be paid by 4:00pm on court date. Failure to pay will result in a $10.00 late fee.

Required Court Appearance - Traffic

  • Fail to Yield Emergency Vehicle
  • Accident Violation
  • Leaving Scene of Accident
  • Passing School Bus
  • Speeding in School Zone (36 mph and above)
  • 3rd Speed in 12-month period
  • Speed of 88 mph and above
  • Drag Racing
  • No Operator's License
  • O.V.I.
  • Driving Under Suspension
  • Reckless Operation
  • Fictitious Plates/Operator's License
  • Permit Unlicensed Driver/Unlawful Entrustment
  • Falsification
  • Spill/Leak/Drop Material on Roadway
  • Park Commercial Vehicle in Residential Area
  • Parking Against Traffic
  • Parking in Handicap Space
  • Fleeing/Eluding
  • Railroad Crossing - Lights Flashing/Gates Down

Required Court Appearance - Criminal

  • ALL Animal Violations
  • Curfew Violations
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Possession of Marijuana/Drug Charges
  • Consuming in a Motor Vehicle (4301.64)

Payment Options



Avon Lake Municipal Court
32855 Walker Road
Avon Lake, Ohio 44012



Drop box at the Avon Lake Police Department 24/7



In person, drop box, or by mail

Cash, Check, or money order

In person, by phone, or online

Credit/Debit Cards*

*Credit/Debit Card payment fees:

Payments up to $66.99: $2.00 fee

Payments $67.00 and up: 3% fee

Debit Card: $2.00 fee (in person)


32855 Walker Road
Avon Lake, Ohio 44012

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Court Days:

Avon Cases
starting at 8:30 am

Sheffield Village & Avon Lake Cases
starting at 8:30 am

Avon & Avon Lake Cases
starting at 8:30 am

Civil Cases
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Contact Us:

Phone: (440) 930-4103
Fax: (440) 930-4128

Please don't call before 1:00 pm on court days


We will never contact a defendant to request their personal information.


By state law, Court staff are not permitted to provide legal advice or direction.