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Fine Schedule

Effective September 1, 2017
City of Tomball Municipal Court Fine Schedule

The facts and circumstance of each case determines the amount of the fine the court assesses. The range of puinshment or fine for most municipal court violations are as followed:

Class C violations are punishable by a maximum fine of $500, except that zoning, fire safety, and health violations may have fines of up to $2000 per offense.

Most traffic related state offenses have a fine max of $200. There are many exceptions:

ex. Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility (no insurance) -- $175 to $350 fine for first offense

ex. Failure to comply with warning sign in construction or maintenance zone (when workers are present)

Tex Transp Code § 472.022(d)-- $2 to $400 fine

ex. -- Failure to yield the right of way to another vehicle that a crash resulted from that failure to yield, and

a person other than the operator suffered bodily injury as a result, the offense is punishable by a fine of

$500 to $2,000. Texas Transportation Code § 542.4045. If a person other than the operator suffered

serious bodily injury, the offense is punishable by a fine of $1,000 to $4,000.

Prior Convictions---To enhance a penalty for a prior offense, the complaint must allege it is second or subsequent offense.

OFFENSE: SPEEDING

FINE

COURT COSTS

TOTAL

WP

TOTAL

SPPEDING 1-15

 $80.90

 $104.10

$185.00

 $25.00

 $210.00

16

 $83.90

 $104.10

$188.00

 $25.00

 $213.00

17

 $86.90

 $104.10

$191.00

 $25.00

 $216.00

18

 $89.90

 $104.10

$194.00

 $25.00

 $219.00

19

 $92.90

 $104.10

$197.00

 $25.00

 $222.00

20

 $95.90

 $104.10

$200.00

 $25.00

 $225.00

21

 $98.90

 $104.10

$203.00

 $25.00

 $228.00

22

 $101.90

 $104.10

$206.00

 $25.00

 $231.00

23

 $104.90

 $104.10

$209.00

 $25.00

 $234.00

24

 $107.90

 $104.10

$212.00

 $25.00

 $237.00

25

 $110.90

 $104.10

$215.00

 $25.00

 $240.00

26

 $113.90

 $104.10

$218.00

 $25.00

 $243.00

27

 $116.90

 $104.10

$221.00

 $25.00

 $246.00

28

 $119.90

 $104.10

$224.00

 $25.00

 $249.00

29

 $122.90

 $104.10

$227.00

 $25.00

 $252.00

30

 $125.90

 $104.10

$230.00

 $25.00

 $255.00

NOTE: Defendants receiving a Disregard Warning Sign-Workers Present or possessing a CDL are NOT eligible for Driving Safety Course or Deferred.

** ALL FINES DOUBLE IF VIOLATION IS IN A CONSTRUCTION ZONE WITH WORKERS PRESENT

 



School Zone Speeding Chart

** ALL FINES DOUBLE IF VIOLATION IS IN A CONSTRUCTION ZONE WITH WORKERS PRESENT

































COLLECTION FEE FOR MUNICIPAL COURT

 Notice:

 

  Effective November 2, 2004, courts instituted a 30 percent collection fee on delinquent cases that are referred to a collection agency.

Charge of additional 30% Collection Fee on Delinquent Cases:
The State Legislature passed a bill authorizing the assessment of a 30% collection fee to any case in which a defendant had either failed to pay or failed to appear on or before their court date on all violations processed by the court; traffic, non-traffic and parking cases. All cases are referred to a delinquent collections agency when they have been delinquent for more than 60 days.

           
















TIME PAYMENT FEE

Defendants who are set up on a payment plan will be assessed a one time time payment fee $25 on or after 31st day following a judgment per offense still open on the payment plan. This fee is a state fee and can not be waived.

REDLIGHT ENFORCEMENT:

APPEAL FILING FEE** NON REFUNDABLE                                         $50.00

FINE                                                                                                              $75.00
ADMINISTRATION HEARING                                                                 $25.00
* IF FOUND LIABLE YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE $75.00 FINE PLUS THE $25.00 ADMIN HEARING