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Fines/Cost ScheduleMunicipal Court - Hallway2-1

Please see below for the fine and costs for certain offenses filed in the court. If your violation is not listed below, you may contact the Court for the amount due, or click on the "I Want To" button on the City's main webpage, then click on "Pay," then "Fine/Citation/Warrant. If you need any clarification, call the Municipal Court at (512) 260-4300.

The maximum fine for most municipal court cases is as follows:

Traffic Violations, $200 (fines may be doubled for some offenses if it occurred in a construction zone with workers present)
Penal Violations, $500
City Ordinances, $500
(Ordinance violations re: fire safety, zoning, or public health and sanitation), $2000

PLEASE NOTE: PURSUANT TO THE TEXAS CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE, ARTICLE 102.022, A $.10 COURT COST WILL BE ASSESSED ON ALL MOVING VIOLATIONS THAT OCCURRED ON OR AFTER JANUARY 1, 2010. THIS COST IS IN ADDITION TO THE COSTS LISTED BELOW.
Violation Base Fine* Court Costs Total
Speeding $5 per mile over limit ($10 in school zone) $104 ($129 in school zone) Dependent on speed
Disregard Red Light $102 $104 $206
Disregard Stop Sign $102 $104 $206
Fail to Control Speed $200 $104 $304
Expired Motor Vehicle Inspection*** $57 $104 $161
Expired Motor Vehicle Registration*** $57 $71 $128
Fail to Maintain Financial Responsibility*** $302 $71 $373
No Driver's License*** $77 $71 $148
Failure to Yield Right of Way $117 $104 $221
Seat Belt (adult) $50 $104 $154
Seat Belt (child) $100 $104 $204
Theft under $50 $305 $71 $376
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia $205 $71 $276
Assault $305 $71 $376
Public Intoxication $205 $71 $276
Code - Animal at Large (1st offense) $35 $71/$66** $106/$101**
Code - Unwholesome/Unsanitary Conditions $225 $71/$66** $296/$291**
Code - Fireworks $125 $71/$66** $196/$191**
Failure to Appear $105 $66 $171
*This is the base fine only. If you fail to appear in court by your scheduled appearance date, your fine may be increased.
**These court costs vary depending on whether or not citation is issued by licensed peace officer.
***These offenses may be eligible for dismissal based on compliance. Please contact the court.