Vermilion Municipal Court

Bond & Waiver Schedules

Waiver Schedule
Effective: January 2, 2019

Offense Waiver
Speed Over the Limit
0 - 10 MPH $135.00
11 - 19 MPH $160.00
20 MPH and above may post bond of $250.00 - All 3rd offense or more speed within a 12 month period must appear in Court
   
Accidents
1 Vehicle with Insurance $175.00
2 Vehicles with Insurance $200.00
Waiver is not permitted on an offense without insurance or an injury.
   
Criminal Waivers - $160.00
No Personal Floatation Device
No Fishing License
Wake Violation
Dog at Large (no injury)
   
Disorderly Conduct $250.00 (Bond - no appearance)
   
Drug Waivers - $175.00
Drug Paraphernalia
Possession of Drugs
   
$160.00 Waivers
Expired Operator's License / Under 6 Months
Red Light and Stop Sign Violations
Expired Registration / Under 6 Months
   
Seat Belt Operator - $130.00
Seat Belt/Passenger - $120.00
   
The Following Minor Misdemeanor Offenses are Not Waiverable
Passing School Bus
Speeding in School Zone
All Speeding Offenses of 20 MPH or More Over Speed Limit
(May Post a Bond of $250.00)
3rd Speed or More Within 12 Month Period
No Operator's License
Fail to Yield to Emergency Vehicle
Railroad Crossing When Lights Flashing/Gates Are Down
Reckless Operation
Accident Without Insurance
Parking In Handicap Space
Disorderly Conduct/Disorderly Conduct Intoxicated
   
The above represents the Waiver Schedule as adopted and is hereby fixed and taxed in the Vermilion Municipal Court as revised effective January 2, 2019.

Bond Schedule
Effective January 2, 2019

Offense Bond
MM $250.00 (NO 10%)
M-4 $2,500.00
M-3 $3,000.00
M-2 $4,000.00
M-1 $5,000.00
F-5 $7,500.00
F-4 $10,000.00
F-3 $15,000.00
F-2 $25,000.00
F-1 $50,000.00
   
OVI Offenses
OVI 1st & 2nd In 6 Years $5,000.00
OVI 3rd In 6 Years $10,000.00
OVI 4th In 6 Years $12,000.00
   
Unclassified Misdemeanor
Driving Under Suspension Offenses $2,500.00

If an individual is not released on a personal recognizance bond then, unless otherwise ordered by Court, all bonds are Cash, Surety or 10%.

All bonds can be posted at the Vermilion Municipal Court during normal business hours. Bonds may be posted when the VMC is closed at:

Vermilion Police Department
5791 Liberty Avenue
Vermilion, Ohio
(440) 204-2499

All bench warrants will have the bond listed on the warrant.

A $25.00 state surcharge (bond fee) shall be collected on all bonds.

As a condition of bond for offenders who commit felony offenses and certain specified misdemeanors, the accused must submit to collection of a DNA specimen pursuant to O.R.C. 2901.07(B)(1).

The Judge will determine bond in the following cases:

  • Felony charges not listed above
  • Domestic Violence

Watercraft Offense Schedule

City State Description Level $ Waiver
482.05 1547.05 License/Course no injury/damage M4 No
482.05 1547.05 License/Course with injury/damage M3 No
482.051 1547.051 Presenting Proof of License no injury/damage M4 No
482.051 1547.051 Presenting Proof with License injury/damage M3 No
482.06 1547.05 Child Operators MM $160.00
482.07 1547.07 Reckless/Unsafe Operation no injury/damage M4 No
482.07 1547.07 Reckless/Unsafe Operation with injury/damage M3 No
- 1547.072 Failure to Control MM $160.00
482.08A 1547.08A Operation Prohibited Area (ie. swim/buoyed) MM $160.00
482.08B1 1547.08B1 Wake Violation MM $160.00
482.08F 1547.08F Federally Declared Security Zone M1 No
482.09 1547.09 Prohibited Acts MM $160.00
482.10 1547.10 Stopping After Accident M1 No
482.11A1 1547.11A1 Boat OVI M1 No
482.11A5 1547.11A5 B.A. M1 No
482.12 1547.12 Incapacitated Operator no injury M4 No
482.12 1547.12 Incapacitated Operator with injury M3 No
482.13 1547.13 Fail to Comply/Fleeing M1 No
482.131 1547.131 Duty to Stop/Give Way/Law Enforcement M4 No
482.14 1547.14 Waterskiing Confined/Ski Zones MM $160.00
482.15 1547.15 Observer Required MM $160.00
482.16 1547.16 Prohibited Skiiing After Dark MM $160.00
482.18 1547.18 PFD Required Skiing MM $160.00
482.19 1547.19 Ski Jumps Prohibited MM $160.00
482.20 1547.2 Permission to Conduct WC Event MM $160.00
482.21 1547.21 Requirements for Inflatable Vessel MM $160.00
482.22 1547.22 Sitting/Standing/Walking on Moving Vessel MM $160.00
482.23 1547.23 Warming Up Engine MM $160.00
482.24 1547.24 PFD Child Under 10 MM $160.00
482.25 1547.25 Operation w/out PFD M4 $160.00
482.251 1547.251 Use of Approved Distress Signal/Flag MM $160.00
482.26 1547.26 Required Anchor/Line MM $160.00
482.27 1547.27 Required Fire Extinguisher MM $160.00
482.28 1547.28 Backfire Flame Control Device MM $160.00
482.29 1547.29 Ventilation Required MM $160.00
482.30 1547.30 Ordering Storage of Vessel/Motor Private Property MM $160.00
482.30G 1547.30G Ordering Storage of Vessel/Motor Private Property M4 No
482.304 1547.304 Abandoned Junk Vessel/Motor Private Property M4 No
482.31 1547.31 Muffler/Muffler System Required Noise Level M4 No
482.33 1547.33 Restriction on Sink/Toilet/Sanitary System M4 No
482.36 1547.36 Prohibited Rental of Improperly Equipped Vessel MM $160.00
482.39 1547.39 Requiring Capacity Plate M4 No
482.40 1547.40 Exceeding Capacity Plate Figures M4 No
482.41 1547.41 Personal W/C Operation Requirements MM $160.00
482.49 1547.49 Littering Prohibited MM $160.00
482.54 1547.54 Expired Registration MM $160.00
482.071C1 1547.071C1 Insufficient PFDs MM $160.00
482.071C2 1547.071C2 Insufficient Fire Extinguishers MM $160.00
482.071C3 1547.071C3 Overloaded MM $160.00
482.071C4 1547.071C4 Navigation Lights MM $160.00
482.071C5 1547.071C5 Fuel Leaks MM $160.00
482.071C6 1547.071C6 Fuel in Bilge MM $160.00
482.071C7 1547.071C7 Backfire Flame Control MM $160.00
482.071C8 1547.071C8 Improper Ventilation MM $160.00

The above represents the Watercraft Waiver/Non-Waiver Schedule as adopted and is hereby fixed and taxed in the Vermilion Municipal Court, Effective January 2, 2019.

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