- Only cash or equivalent may be accepted for fines, costs, waivers or bonds (except bonds or waivers may be as specified in R.C. 2937.281)
- To make a payment online or over the phone, please visit www.norwalkohpmts.com or call 1 (855) 341-8827.
- When the defendant fails to appear at the appointed hour and place for hearing, any bond or bail posted by such defendant shall then and there be
- Where bond or bail has been declared forfeited by the Court, the forfeiture may be set aside with or without costs, as the court deems proper, if
the defendant in such cases appears before adjournment of court or shows good cause for non-appearance.
Effective April 1st, 2022 the new Waiver and Bail Schedule for the Norwalk Municipal Court is as follows:
|Speed - 1st Offense
||$3.00 per mile for each mile
over the speed limit
|Speed - Subsequent Offense Within 1 Year
||$4.00 per mile for each mile
over the speed limit
|Driver Seat Belt Violation
|Passenger Seat Belt Violation
|FTY To Public Safety Vehicle
|Other Traffic Misdemeanors
|Parking On Roadway
|ON ALL MULTIPLE Offenses
The Waiver On The Associated Offense
|Disorderly Conduct MM
|Possession of Marijuana/Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
|All Other Criminal Minor Misdemeanors
NO OTHER MISDEMEANOR, TRAFFIC OR CRIMINAL OFFENSE SHALL BE DISPOSED OF OR PROCESSED BY THE VIOLATIONS BUREAU.
Pursuant to Crim.R. 46(G) and Ohio Supreme Court Rule of
Superintendence 5.02, the bail schedule for misdemeanor charges, including traffic offenses,
unless excluded below, shall be set as follows:
- Personal recognizance is the rule.
If the police officer, prosecutor or law director has reasonable cause to believe that a personal
recognizance bond is insufficient, a motion regarding same shall be filed by the State with
the Court for additional authority. If the judge or magistrate determines that personal
bail is insufficient, the conditions of release shall be set pursuant to Crim.R. 46.
When a judge or magistrate has previously set bail in a case, or has ordered a new amount
in its last capias or warrant entry, that bail shall remain in effect unless otherwise
ordered by a judge or magistrate.
For all other charges, the judge or magistrate of the Court shall set bail pursuant to Crim.R. 46.
- Misdemeanor charges regardless of whether charged under the Ohio Revised Code, local
ordinance, or other statutory provision:
- Domestic Violence or any other offense of violence if the victim is a family or household
member (see: R.C. 2919.251);
- Violation of any protection order or condition of community control, supervision, or
probation involving prohibition from contact with specified persons or place;
- The following offenses if the accused was subject to a protection order and/or has a
prior conviction involving the same complainant/victim pursuant to R.C. 2903.212:
- Aggravated menacing (R.C. 2903.21);
- Menacing by stalking (R.C. 2903.211);
- Menacing (R.C. 2903.22);
- Aggravated trespass (R.C. 2911.211);
- Any sexually oriented offense as defined by R.C. 2950.01
- Any other offense when the victim, police officer, or prosecutor is seeking a protection
order, no contact order, or other conditions of bond.
This bail schedule shall become effective on July 1, 2021.