Vermilion Municipal Court

Bond & Waiver Schedules

Waiver Schedule
Effective: January 2, 2014

Offense Waiver
Speed Over the Limit
0 - 10 MPH $130.00
11 - 19 MPH $155.00
20 MPH and above may post bond of $245.00 - All 3rd offense or more speed within a 12 month period must appear in Court
1 Vehicle with Insurance $170.00
2 Vehicles with Insurance $195.00
No waiver permitted on offense without insurance.
$155.00 Waivers
No Personal Floatation Device
No Fishing License
Wake Violation
All Minor Misdemeanors not listed above including criminal cases.
$125.00 Waivers
Seat Belt/Operator
$135.00 Waivers
Red Light and Stop Sign Violations
Expired Registration
Expired Operator License
$115.00 Waivers
Seat Belt/Passenger
The Following Minor Misdemeanor Offenses are Not Waiverable
Passing School Bus
Speeding in School Zone
3rd Speed or More Within 12 Month Period
All Speeding Offenses of 20 MPH or More Over Speed Limit
No Operator's License
Reckless Operation
Accident Without Insurance
Parking In Handicap Space
Fail to Yield to Emergency Vehicle
Railroad Crossing When Lights Flashing/Gates Are Down
Disorderly Conduct/Disorderly Conduct Intoxicated
All minor misdemeanors for traffic or criminal cases not listed above are $155.00

Bond Schedule
Effective May 1, 2016

Offense Bond
MM $245.00 (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
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