RICHLAND MUNICIPAL COURT

- Fines & Payment Information -


Richland Court Clerk's Office

(573)  765 - 3257

Normal Business Hours

Monday - Friday


Important Notice

Please read before continuing

  • THIS FINE LIST IS ONLY FOR RICHLAND VIOLATIONS!

    • The following is a list of pre-set fines for municipal violations that occur within the City of Richland, Missouri.

If your ticket/summons indicates that your court appearance is set for the Courtroom (204 E. Washington / PO Box 798) in Richland, Missouri, the fine list below is applicable. 

If your ticket or summons indicates that your court appearance is set for a County Courthouse (In Camdenton, Lebanon, or Waynesville), you must contact that court directly.  This fine schedule is not applicable to your case; Contact that court directly.

 

  • IF YOUR TICKET (OR THE LIST BELOW) INDICATES "MUST APPEAR":

    • YOU MAY NOT PRE-PAY A FINE AND

    • YOU MUST APPEAR AT THE DATE/TIME/LOCATION LISTED ON YOUR TICKET.

 

  • If your ticket is for a Richland City "No Proof of Insurance" Violation:

    • If the vehicle HAD insurance at the time you were stopped, but you just couldn't find your paperwork:

      • Please find a copy of your paperwork (or get it from your agent) showing the vehicle WAS insured when you were stopped.  Then, bring a copy of your insurance paperwork (or card) to the police station during normal business hours.  If you are unable to come by, please call the clerk at 573-765-3257.

      • Once proper proof is shown, your ticket will be dismissed without any costs or fines.

    • If the vehicle you were driving was NOT insured when you were stopped, you may prepay your fine (listed below) or must appear in court.

 

Please contact the court clerk with any questions.

 

MAKING YOUR FINE  PAYMENT

Via Mail : Check, Money Order, Cashier's Check

Via Internet : Credit Cards

In Person : Cash, Checks, Money Order, Cashier's Check

Instructions appear below...


 

To make a payment by mail

  1. Find your violation on the fine table located below; note the fine amount. 

  2. Sign your ticket on the back (if you can't find your ticket, enclose a note with your name and violation type).

  3. Make a note indicating your best address and phone number in case there's a problem with your payment.

  4. Send your address information, signed ticket (or note), and a

    •  personal check,

    •  money order,

    •  or cashier's check   

     

To

"Richland Municipal Court"

P.O. Box 798

Richland, Missouri (MO) 65556

 

The court clerk will send you a receipt. 

If you fail to receive a receipt in a timely manner, you should contact the court clerk at (573) 765-3257 during normal business hours.

 


 

To make a payment with a credit card

  1. Find your violation on the fine table located below; note the fine amount.

  2. To pay via the internet, click HERE and you will be directed to the Official Payments Website. 

  3. On Official Payments' Website, you will be paying the: City of Richland, Missouri.  Payment type: Citations.

  4. Follow their easy-to-use steps. 

    Remember:

    • Your "payment amount" will be the "fine amount" from the table below.

    • You MUST pay each ticket separately.

    • The payment processor (Official Payments Company) will charge you an additional $4.50 to pay your ticket via credit card.

    • Be sure to include your 9 digit ticket number and name as it appears on your ticket when using their site.

     

  5. Please be sure to include good contact information so you can be contacted if a problem arises.

  6. You will receive a receipt from their site.  Keep this confirmation as a record of your payment.

  7. Your transaction is complete and your ticket is paid.


 

To make a payment in person

  1. Find your violation on the fine table located below; note the fine amount. 

  2. Sign your ticket on the back (if you can't find your ticket, enclose a note with your name and violation type).

  3. Make a note indicating your best address and phone number in case there's a problem with your payment.

  4. Bring your payment to 201 S. Chestnut Ave, Richland MO 65556.  The court clerk's office is located in the police station; The clerk is generally available during normal business hours, Monday thru Friday, and accepts cash, checks, and money orders.
    •  If the court clerk is not available, a drop box is located at the front of the police station / court clerk building.  If you deposit a payment in this box, the court clerk will mail you a receipt once the payment is posted. 
    • For security reasons, PLEASE do not place cash in the drop box.

 

 

FINE CHART (EFFECTIVE July 15, 2008)

FINES CHART

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VEHICLE RELATED

CRIMINAL VIOLATIONS

 

TRAFFIC RELATED VIOLATIONS TABLE

ORDINANCE #

CAR / VEHICLE REGISTRATION VIOLATIONS

Fine Total

(includes all costs)

385.010

Parked on Street Without Valid License Plates

$65.00

385.010

Operate Motor Vehicle Without Valid License Plates

$65.00

385.030

Failure to Register Motor Vehicle or Trailer with Dept of Revenue (DOR)

$65.00

     

ORDINANCE #

DRIVER'S LICENSE VIOLATIONS

Fine Total

(includes all costs)

385.020

Failure to have a Valid Driver's License (such as "Expired" or "No Drivers License" violations)

$90.00

385.020

Failure to have a Valid License or Permit on Person while Operating a Motor Vehicle

$50.00

385.040

Driving While Driver's License is Suspended or Revoked ("DWS" or "DWR")

*Must appear in court*

     

ORDINANCE #

SPEEDING VIOLATIONS

Fine Total

(includes all costs)

320.010

Exceeded the Posted Speed Limit

SEE "CHART A" Below

320.010

School Zone Speed Violations - if "school zone" is noted on your ticket

SEE "CHART B" Below

SPEEDING CHART A (REGULAR - not in school zone)

Fines include all costs

Exceeded Posted Speed Limit by:

01 - 10 MPH OVER SPEED LIMIT

$65.00

11 - 15 MPH OVER SPEED LIMIT

$75.00

16 - 20 MPH OVER SPEED LIMIT

$85.00

21 - 25 MPH OVER SPEED LIMIT

$95.00

26 - 30 MPH OVER SPEED LIMIT

$105.00

31 - 35 MPH OVER SPEED LIMIT

$115.00

36 - 40 MPH OVER SPEED LIMIT

$125.00

41 - 45 MPH OVER SPEED LIMIT

$135.00

46 - 50 MPH OVER SPEED LIMIT

$145.00

Exceeded Posted Speed Limit by 51+ mph over

*Must appear in court*

SPEEDING CHART B - "School zone" noted on ticket

Fines include all costs

School Zone Speed Violation 01 - 10 MPH OVER THE SPEED LIMIT

$140.00

School Zone Speed Violation 11 - 15 MPH OVER THE SPEED LIMIT

$150.00

School Zone Speed Violation 16 - 20 MPH OVER THE SPEED LIMIT

$160.00

School Zone Speed Violation 21 - 25 MPH OVER THE SPEED LIMIT

$170.00

School Zone Speed Violation 26 - 30 MPH OVER THE SPEED LIMIT

$180.00

School Zone Speed Violation 31 - 35 MPH OVER THE SPEED LIMIT

$190.00

School Zone Speed Violation 36 - 40 MPH OVER THE SPEED LIMIT

$200.00

School Zone Speed Violation 41 - 45 MPH OVER THE SPEED LIMIT

$210.00

School Zone Speed Violation 46 - 50 MPH OVER THE SPEED LIMIT

$220.00

School Zone Speed Violation of 51+ mph OVER POSTED SPEED LIMIT

*Must appear in court*

 

ORDINANCE #

MOVING TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS

Fine Total

(includes all costs)

310.070

Failed to Yield to Emergency Vehicle

*Must appear in court*

310.070

Failed to Yield to Emergency Vehicle (police) while in Pursuit

*Must appear in court*

310.120

Left the Scene of Motor Vehicle Accident

*Must appear in court*

315.060

Failed to Obey Traffic Light (such as a Red Traffic Light Violation)

$90.00

315.080

Failed to Obey Flashing Red Light

$90.00

315.150

Improper Lane Usage

$65.00

325.040

Failed to Obey a No Right / Left / U Turn Sign

$65.00

330.020

Drove the Wrong Way on One Way Street or Alley

$65.00

335.040

Failed to Yield at Yield Sign

$65.00

335.040

Failed to Stop at Stop Sign

$65.00

335.070

Failed to Yield When Emerging from Alley, Driveway, Building, etc

$65.00

335.090

Failure to Obey Railroad Signal

$65.00

340.010

Following Fire Apparatus Within 500 Ft. / Parked Within 500 Ft. of Apparatus

$65.00

340.020

Drove Vehicle Over Fire Hose

$65.00

340.030

Drove Through or Interfered With Funeral Procession

$75.00

340.070

Drove Motor Vehicle on Sidewalk

$65.00

340.080

Unsafe Backing

$75.00

340.120

ATV's Unlawful Operation on Street / Highway

$65.00

340.160

Passed Another Vehicle In (or Within 100 Ft. of) an Intersection

$65.00

340.170

Passed Another Vehicle In a Designated "No Passing Zone"

$65.00

340.180

Careless & Imprudent Driving

$150.00

340.190

Unsafe Start/movement of a Vehicle from Stopped/Standing/Parked

$90.00

340.200

Failure to Use Proper Turn Signals

$65.00

340.210

Failure to Yield Right of Way

$75.00

340.220

Failure to Drive on Right Half of Roadway

$75.00

340.280

Failure to Obey School Bus Stop Arm / Lights

$150.00

340.290

Driving While Intoxicated - "DWI"

*Must appear in court*

340.300

Blood Alcohol Content "BAC" Violation

*Must appear in court*

340.310

No Proof of Insurance / No vehicle insurance

Did you actually have insurance?  See note above

$125.00

340.320

Following Too Closely

$150.00

345.020

Failure to Yield to Pedestrian In Crosswalk area

$75.00

345.050

Pedestrian Failed to Yield When Not in Crosswalk

$75.00

     
     

ORDINANCE #

PARKING VIOLATIONS

Fine Total

 

ON PARKING VIOLATIONS, NO COURT COSTS ARE CHARGED.

 

350.030

Failure to Park at an Angle When Required by Markings or Sign

$5.00

355.010

Parked More Than 18 Inches From Curb

$5.00

355.010

Parked on a Sidewalk

$5.00

355.010

Parked Within an Intersection

$5.00

355.010

Parked Alongside or Opposite any Street Excavation as to Obstruct Traffic

$5.00

355.010

Parked on a Bridge

$5.00

355.010

Parked on Railroad Tracks

$5.00

355.010

Parked Where Prohibited by Official Sign

$5.00

355.010

Parked in Front of Public or Private Driveway

$5.00

355.010

Parked Within 15 Feet of Fire Hydrant

$5.00

355.010

Parked within 20 Feet of Crosswalk at an Intersection

$5.00

355.010

Parked Within 50 Feet of Railroad Crossing

$5.00

355.020

Parked in A Manner Which Obstructs Traffic (Less Than 10 Ft. Road Avail.)

$5.00

355.040

Parked Vehicle On Roadway Prohibited (Except in Emergency)

$5.00

355.100

Leaving Vehicle Improperly Unattended

$5.00

355.110

Parked On Private Property Without Property Owner's Consent

$5.00

355.130

Parked in Handicapped Parking Space Without Handicapped Plates or Placard (No Court Costs)

$75.00

355.140

Parked on City Street when Snow Removal in Progress

$5.00

355.160

Parking Prohibited on Certain Portion of West Washington Street (Highway 7 West) *See Ord.*

$25.00

314,Sch II

Truck Parked in Prohibited Area While Not Loading or Unloading

$5.00

314,Sch III

Restricted Parking of Vehicles With Rated Weight

$5.00

     

ORDINANCE #

VEHICLE EQUIPMENT & PASSENGER RESTRAINT VIOLATIONS

Fine Total

(includes all costs)

380.010

Defective Equipment (Muffler, Lights, Brakes, Horn, etc.)

$65.00

380.010

Failure to Properly Mark Projection From MV (More than 5 Ft./Red Light/Red Cloth During Day)

$65.00

380.020

Operated Motor Vehicle Without Headlamps When Headlamps Required

$85.00

380.040

Operated MV W/Studded Tire (Between April 1-November 1)

$65.00

380.050

Failure to Cover/Secure Load

$65.00

380.080

Seatbelt Violation (No Court Cost are assessed)

$10.00

380.080

Failure to Properly Seatbelt A Child Age 4-15 (No Court Cost are assessed)

$10.00

380.090

Child Restraint Violation (Under age 4)

$65.00

     

ORDINANCE #

MISC. TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS

Fine Total

(includes all costs)

310.020

Failure To Obey Directions or Orders of Police Officer/Fire Official While Directing Traffic

$150.00

315.030

Failure To Obey Official Traffic Control

$150.00

315.070

Pedestrian Failed To Obey WALK/DON'T WALK Signal

$100.00

315.100

Display of Unauthorized Signs, Signals or Markings

$65.00

315.110

Interference With Official Traffic Control Devices or Railroad Signs/Signals

$150.00

325.010

Improper Left/Right Turn

$65.00

340.250

Ride on Outside of Vehicle

$65.00

340.260

Trucks Prohibited Where Signs are Posted

$65.00

600.210

Open Alcoholic Beverage Container in Public, highways, roads, etc

(Punishable by fine plus recoupment fees... contact clerk for total)

$150.00 plus fees (contact the court clerk for your total)

ORDINANCE #

BICYCLE & OTHER ROAD VIOLATIONS

Fine Total

(includes all costs)

340.240

Operated Toy Vehicle (skates, Coaster, Sled, Skateboard, ETC.) on Roadway

$65.00

380.060

Failure to Display Headlamp on Bicycle when required

$65.00

380.060

Failure to Display Red Rear Reflector on Bicycle When Required

$65.00

380.060

Failure to Display Colorless or Amber Reflectors on Bicycle Wheels When Required

$65.00

380.070

Failure to Equip Bicycle With Proper Brakes

$65.00

 

 

CRIMINAL VIOLATIONS TABLE

ORDINANCE #

ANIMAL VIOLATIONS

Fine Total

(includes all costs)

205.020

Animal Neglect

$100.00

205.030

Animal Abuse

$100.00

205.050

Keeping a Dangerous Animal

$125.00

205.090

Animals Running at Large (except Dogs.... see "loose dogs" below)

$100.00

205.100

Nuisance by Animal

$100.00

205.150

No City Dog License

$65.00

205.170

Loose Dog Violation / "Taking up loose dogs"

$100.00

205.240

Unlawful Removal of Dog From Impound

$65.00

     

ORDINANCE #

PUBLIC ORDER VIOLATIONS

Fine Total

(includes all costs)

210.010

Resisting Arrest

*Must appear in court*

210.020

Interference With Legal Process

*Must appear in court*

210.030

Assault of a Law Enforcement Officer

*Must appear in court*

210.090

False Police/Fire/Emergency Report

*Must appear in court*

210.100

False Impersonation

*Must appear in court*

210.110

Obstructing or Failure to Obey Officer's Request

*Must appear in court*

210.160

Assault

*Must appear in court*

210.170

Harassment by Telephone or in Writing

*Must appear in court*

210.180

Affray

*Must appear in court*

210.210

Disturbing a Religious Assembly

*Must appear in court*

210.220

Disturbing Schools or Other Lawful Assemblies

*Must appear in court*

210.225

Disorderly Conduct

*Must appear in court*

     

ORDINANCE #

PEACE DISTURBANCE VIOLATIONS

Fine Total

(includes all costs)

210.140

Public Peace Disturbance

$100.00

210.150

Private Peace Disturbance

$100.00

210.155

Unreasonably Loud or Disturbing Noises Prohibited (Including from a Mtr. Veh.)

$65.00

210.400

Unlawful Fireworks Discharge

$65.00

     

ORDINANCE #

WEAPON VIOLATIONS

Fine Total

(includes all costs)

210.230.1

Carrying a Concealed Weapon

*Must appear in court*

210.230.2

Discharge of Firearm in City Limits

*Must appear in court*

210.230.3

Exhibits Armed Weapon

*Must appear in court*

210.230.4

Possess Firearm White Intoxicated

*Must appear in court*

     

ORDINANCE #

PROPERTY-RELATED VIOLATIONS

Fine Total

(includes all costs)

210.240

Property Damage

*Must appear in court*

210.245

Littering

$65.00

210.250

Stealing

*Must appear in court*

210.260

Trespass 1st. Degree

*Must appear in court*

210.270

Trespass 2nd Degree

*Must appear in court*

210.290

Tampering

*Must appear in court*

210.310

Possession of Burglar's Tools

*Must appear in court*

210.320

Receiving / possession of Stolen Property

*Must appear in court*

210.560

Prowler violation

*Must appear in court*

     
     

ORDINANCE #

"MORAL" VIOLATIONS

Fine Total

(includes all costs)

210.330

Indecent Exposure

*Must appear in court*

210.350

Prostitution

*Must appear in court*

210.360

Patronizing Prostitution

*Must appear in court*

210.540

Urinating in Public

$65.00

     

ORDINANCE #

DRUG & ALCOHOL RELATED VIOLATIONS

Fine Total

(includes all costs)

210.430

Possession of Marijuana

*Must appear in court*

210.430

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

*Must appear in court*

210.440

Glue Sniffing

*Must appear in court*

340.290

Driving While Intoxicated - "DWI"

*Must appear in court*

340.300

Blood Alcohol Content "BAC" Violation

*Must appear in court*

600.150

Unlawful Distribution of Intoxicating Liquor to a Minor

*Must appear in court*

600.170

Minor In Possession of Intoxicating Liquor ("MIP")

*Must appear in court*

600.180

Misrepresentation of Age by Minor to Obtain Liquor

*Must appear in court*

600.210

Open Alcoholic Beverage Container in Public, highways, roads, etc

(Punishable by fine plus recoupment fees... contact clerk for total)

$150.00 plus fees (contact the court clerk for your total)

     

ORDINANCE #

MISC. VIOLATIONS

Fine Total

(includes all costs)

210.390

Obstructing View at Corners

$65.00

210.420

Abandoned Refrigerator Accessible to Children

$100.00

210.470

Loitering Prohibited

$65.00

210.480

Unlawful Distribution of Tobacco Products to Minors

*Must appear in court*

210.520

Allowing Child to Violate Curfew

$125.00

210.570

Obstructing Street or Side Walk

$65.00

210.580

Unlawful Handbill Posting

$65.00

215.310

Deposit Solid Waste

$65.00

210.620

Aiding in the Commission of an Ordinance Violation

Contact Clerk

600.150

Unlawful Distribution of Intoxicating Liquor to a Minor

*Must appear in court*

600.170

Minor In Possession of Intoxicating Liquor ("MIP")

*Must appear in court*

600.180

Misrepresentation of Age by Minor to Obtain Liquor

*Must appear in court*

600.210

Open Alcoholic Beverage Container in Public, highways, roads, etc

(Punishable by fine plus recoupment fees... contact clerk for total)

$150.00 plus fees (contact the court clerk for your total)

605.040

No City Business License

$150.00

 

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