Bonds & Waivers


Effective January 9th, 2015 the new waiver and bond schedule for the Norwalk Municipal Court is as follows:

WAIVER SCHEDULE

OFFENSE FINE COSTS TOTAL
Speed - 1st Offense $ 3.00 per mile for each
mile over speed limit
$ 65.00 ?
Speed - subsequent offense within 1 year $4.00 per mile for each
mile over speed limit
$ 65.00 ?
Reckless Operation (willful) $ 150.00 $ 65.00 $ 215.00
Driver Seat Belt Violation $ 30.00 $ 36.00 $ 66.00
Passenger Seat Belt Violation $ 20.00 $ 36.00 $ 56.00
FTY to Public Safety Vehicle $ 100.00 $ 65.00 $ 165.00
Other traffic minor misdemeanors $ 30.00 $ 65.00 $ 95.00
Parking on Roadway $ 30.00 $ 65.00 $ 95.00
ON ALL MULTIPLE offenses,
the waiver on the associated offense
$ fine $ 26.00  
Disorderly Conduct MM $ 100.00 $ 55.00 $ 155.00
All other criminal minor misdemeanors $ 30.00 $ 55.00 $ 85.00

 

NO OTHER MISDEMEANOR, TRAFFIC OR CRIMINAL OFFENSE SHALL BE DISPOSED OF OR PROCESSED BY THE VIOLATIONS BUREAU.

 

BOND SCHEDULE
The following is not a waiver schedule, but is used to secure the appearance of the defendant in court. The arresting officer may allow release on defendant's own recognizance and should do so when dealing with local residents or those residing in adjacent counties who are not likely to flee:

 

1st degree misdemeanor Full bond $ 5,000.00 or 10%
2nd degree misdemeanor Full bond $ 4,000.00 or 10%
3rd degree misdemeanor Full bond $ 3,000.00 or 10%
4th degree misdemeanor Full bond $ 2,000.00 or 10%
Possession of Marijuana Full bond $ 2,000.00 or 10%
Minor Misdemeanor Full bond $ 2,000.00 or 10%
Parking in Handicap Zone

Full bond $ 500.00 - NO 10%
-or-
waiver amount, whichever is higher