Payment of Fines and Court Costs
You may pay your fine before your originally assigned court date either online, in person, by mail, or by phone.
If paying online, payment by VISA, MasterCard or Discover will be accepted. There's a nominal processing fee for online payment.
If paying in person you must bring cash, money order or cashiers check to the Municipal Court office.
The hours are Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., except on Tuesdays when the Court Office closes at 4 p.m. before a Court Session to re-open at 5:30 p.m. NO PERSONAL CHECKS ACCEPTED. Payment by VISA, MasterCard or Discover will be accepted.
If paying by mail, you must return your copy of the summons with your signature on the back waiving your right to trial and entering your plea of guilty along with payment of your fine to: St. Peters Municipal Court, P.O. Box 9, St. Peters, MO 63376. Send a money order or cashier's check payable to the City of St. Peters. NO PERSONAL/BUSINESS CHECKS ACCEPTED.
By state statute, court costs are incurred at the filing of the ticket and must be paid along with the fine.
If you receive a summons in an area marked as noted below and you wish to plead guilty, call the Court Clerk who will advise the standard fine:
A. Special Enforcement
B. School Speed Zone
C. Work/Construction Zone
D. Double Fine Zone
You must appear in Court:
Please wait 10 days after receiving your ticket to pay out of Court. Failure to appear in Court or to pay on or before the Court date in person or by mail will result in a warrant being issued for your arrest and additional costs.
- All persons under the age of 18 (16 & 17 years of age) must appear in court with a parent or legal guardian.
- If an accident was involved.
- Speeding 26 mph or more over speed limit.
- For charges not listed below.
FINE LIST - All fines INCLUDE Court costs
Effective as of 8/28/2013
0-10 MPH OVER LIMIT $70.00
11 MPH OVER LIMIT $73.00
12 MPH OVER LIMIT $76.00
13 MPH OVER LIMIT $79.00
14 MPH OVER LIMIT $82.00
15 MPH OVER LIMIT $85.00
16 MPH OVER LIMIT $89.00
17 MPH OVER LIMIT $93.00
18 MPH OVER LIMIT $97.00
19 MPH OVER LIMIT $101.00
20 MPH OVER LIMIT $115.00
21 MPH OVER LIMIT $125.00
22 MPH OVER LIMIT $135.00
23 MPH OVER LIMIT $145.00
24 MPH OVER LIMIT $155.00
25 MPH OVER LIMIT $165.00
26 OR MORE MPH OVER LIMIT MUST GO TO COURT OTHER VIOLATIONS
Borrowed Plates $70.00
Cut through Lot to Avoid Intersection $115.00
Defective Exhaust $70.00
Defective Headlight/Tail Light $55.00
Driving Wrong Way $90.00
Driving on Closed Roadway $115.00
Electric Signal Violation $115.00
Expired Operator's License (<60 days) $75.00
Expired or NO License Plates $70.00
Failure to Dim Headlights $80.00
Failure to Display Valid Inspection Sticker $60.00
Failure to Drive Single Lane/Improper Lane Use $115.00
Failure to Register Vehicle $70.00
Failure to Signal Turn or Lane Change $115.00
Failure to Stop at Stop Sign $115.00
Failure to Stop for School Bus $155.00
Failure to Yield Right of Way $115.00
Following too Close $115.00
Impeding the Flow of Traffic $90.00
Improper Left or Right Turn $115.00
Improper Passing $115.00
Improper Start from Stop/Squealing Tires $90.00
Improper U-turn $115.00
MO Resident with Out of State License $80.00
NO Headlights $90.00
No Operator's License in Possession $90.00
No seat belt (driver or Passenger) $10.00
No Tail Lights/License Plate Light $70.00
No Valid Operator's License (exp. 60 days+) $110.00
Not DOT Approved Motorcycle Helmet $25.00
Not Motorcycle Qualified $80.00
One License Plate/Improper Display $60.00
Parking Violation/No Handicap Placard $327.50
Parking Violation/No Handicap Placard Displayed $ 77.50
Parking Violation in Fire Lane $80.00
Parking Violation All Others $55.00
Transport Child Under 8 Unprotected $77.50
Tinted Windows $70.00
Animal Running at Large $105.00
Barking Dog $105.00
No Rabies Tag Displayed $105.00 *Moving/Point Violations