City of Upper Arlington, Ohio

Traffic Violations Bureau

Mayor's Court - Ticket Payment Brochure

Ticket Information
If you are not required to appear in court, you will find the amount you owe for your citation in the Upper Arlington Mayor's Court Ticket Information brochure. If you have questions regarding your citation or do not find your violation code listed, please call the Clerk of Courts office the following business day to obtain information regarding your ticket.

If you are under 18 years of age, you must appear in Franklin County Juvenile Court with a parent. Call 614-462-5279 for information on juvenile tickets.

Payment
Pay Online
The amount you owe is due on or before the Court date noted at the bottom of your ticket. If paying by mail, sign the back of the ticket and enclose it with your payment. Checks or Money Orders are made payable to "The City of Upper Arlington." Out of state checks are not accepted. Click here to pay online.

Proof of Insurance
You are required by law to provide proof of insurance on all moving traffic violations. You must show that you had insurance on the date of your violation. If you did not provide this information to the officer, you are required to provide it at your Court appearance or to the Clerk of Courts Office when paying your ticket in person, or enclosing a copy of insurance when paying by mail. Failure to provide proof of insurance may result in your operator's license being suspended through the Bureau of Motor Vehicles.

When A Court Appearance Is Required
Traffic violations requiring a court appearance in Upper Arlington Mayor's Court include:
- Operating a vehicle while intoxicated;

- Leaving the scene of an accident;

- Driving under suspension or revocation of driver's license;

- Driving without being licensed to drive [i.e. Operator's license expired more than six (6) months];

- A third moving traffic offense within a twelve (12) month period when jail is a possible penalty;

- Failure to stop for a school bus for the purpose of receiving or discharging school children;

- Willfully eluding or fleeing a law enforcement officer;

- Drag racing;

- A speeding offense of 25 mph or more over the posted speed limit;

- Pedestrian under the influence;

- Disorderly Conduct (minor misdemeanor);

- Animal at Large;

- Animal Nuisance;

-Resisting Enforcing Official; 

-Failure to Display Operators License;

- Any traffic/criminal offense which carries a possible jail sentence (M1-M4);

- Any offense involving damage to personal or real property where insurance is not provided or invalid.

PROOF OF INSURANCE IS REQUIRED ON ALL TRAFFIC OFFENSES AND MUST COVER THE DATE OF THE VIOLATION.  IF YOU WERE UNABLE TO PROVIDE PROOF OF INSURANCE TO THE OFFICER, YOU ARE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE PROOF TO THE CLERK OF COURT'S OFFICE.

If you fail to pay your fine on or before your Court date or appear in Court as scheduled, a warrant for your arrest may be issued and your license will be canceled through the Bureau of Motor Vehicles.