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Annual Adjustment of Maximum Fine

Annual Adjustment of Maximum Fine

As required by Section 1-15 of the City Code, the maximum fine for violation of the Municipal Code and Charter is increased effective January 1, 2015, from $2650 to $2726.  This adjustment is based on a 2.9% increase in the Consumer Price Index for the Denver-Boulder-Greeley areas for the prior year as reported by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Credit Card Payments

Effective March 24, 2014, the Fort Collins Municipal Court will no longer accept routine payments by phone.  Payments can be made either on-line at http://www.fcgov.com/tickets-fines/ , mailed to P.O. Box 580, Fort Collins, CO 80522-0580 or in person at 215 N. Mason St., Fort Collins, CO during business hours.  For your convenience, there is a drop box in the north parking lot at 215 N. Mason St.

Court Cost

A $35.00 Court Cost is added on all open cases on the scheduled Arraignment Date.  Cases that are eligible for early payment and are paid before the Court date will not be assessed the $35.00 Court Cost.

The Fort Collins Municipal Court is responsible for administering the operations of the judicial branch of City government according to the ordinances adopted by City Council. Cases adjudicated in Municipal Court include traffic violations, misdemeanors, and civil infractions. Generally, cases are brought to Municipal Court by the Fort Collins Police Services, Colorado State University Police Department, Animal Control, other City departments, and private residents.

Kathleen M. Lane, Municipal Judge