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(a) Unless the driver of the motor vehicle received a citation from a police officer at the time of the violation, the registered owner or designated party for the motor vehicle is subject to a civil penalty if the motor vehicle is recorded by a traffic law photo monitoring system while being operated in violation of this chapter.
(b) (1) The civil penalty under this chapter shall be in accordance with the following schedule:
A. All traffic violations not listed in subsections (b)(1)B., C. and D. of this section:
B. Up to nine mph over the speed limit:
C. Ten mph or more over the speed limit:
D. Any violation of a School Zone:
E. Late payments. If the amount of the original penalty is not paid within 30 days from the date of mailing of the ticket to the offender, a late payment fee of twenty dollars ($20.00) shall be added to the original penalty. If the amount of the original penalty and the late payment of twenty dollars ($20.00) is not paid within 60 days from the date of the initial mailing of the ticket to the offender, an additional late payment fee of forty dollars ($40.00) shall be imposed, for a total late payment fee of sixty dollars ($60.00) added to the original penalty.
(2) Persons who choose to pay the civil penalty without appearing before a Hearing Officer may do so in the manner indicated on the ticket.
(c) A violation for which a civil penalty is imposed under this chapter is not a moving violation for the purpose of assessing points under Ohio R.C. 4510.03 through 4510.037 for minor misdemeanor moving traffic offenses and may not be recorded on the driving record of the registered owner or designated party of the motor vehicle and shall not be reported to the Bureau of Motor Vehicles.
(Ord. 2009-26. Passed 11-23-09; Ord. 2010-2. Passed 2-8-10. Ord. 2012-19. Passed 5-21-12; Ord. 2015-10. Passed 3-9-15.)