Fines and Payments

Online Payment Agreement

Terms for paying a Municipal Court citation fee online.

Fines

Offense descriptions may vary and can be written in multiple ways.  If you need clarification, call the Municipal Court Clerk’s office at 512-218-5480.

  • Accident fine – If there was an accident involved for a moving violation, the fine is $257.
  • Construction Zone citation – If you were charged with speeding in a construction zone and workers were not present, your fine will be the same as a normal speeding violation.  If you were charged with speeding in a construction zone and workers were present, your fine will be doubled and you will not be able to take a driving safety course to have the ticket dismissed.
  • Parking citation – You have two options if you received a parking violation:
    • Speak with the Judge on your appearance date at 9:00 am
    • Pay the fine by appearance date on your citation
      • parking in a handicapped space, $519
      • parking in a fire zone, $182
      • other parking violations, $102
  • Maximum fines – for most municipal court cases the maximum fine is:
    • Traffic violations, $237
    • Penal violations, $500
    • City ordinances, $500

Paying Your Citation

Round Rock Municipal Court accepts the following methods of payment:
  • Cash – in person only
  • Money Order or Cashier’s Check – if paying by mail or night drop, must include Plea form
  • Visa or MasterCard – in person
    • The card must be in the name of the person who received the citation
    • Valid photo identification
    •  Name must match the credit card and  name on the citation
  • Online payment
    • There are additional processing fees
    • Payments made after 2:00 pm will be processed the next business day
    • If paying online, you must enter a plea of no contest or guilty.  Payment will close the case.  If this is not your intent, do not pay online.
    • Not all violations can be paid online.  Some will require your appearance in court or payment must be made in the Clerk’s office as additional paperwork will be required.  Examples of cases not eligible for online payment:
      • Driving While License Invalid
      • Driver’s safety course request
      • Deferred disposition
      • Minor charged with a tobacco/alcohol violation
      • Under the age of 17 at the time of the violation
      • Posting a cash bond
      • Dismissals
  • Requesting a payment extension – If you enter a plea of no contest or guilty, you may request a 30-day extension to pay the fine in full.   This must be done on or before the appearance date assigned on your citation.  This request can be made:
      • In person in the Clerk’s office
      • Sending the Defendant’s Request form (available in Spanish) via fax or mail to the Clerk’s office,   

Only one extension will be allowed.  It is the responsibility of the person who received the citation to call the Clerk’s office at 512-218-5480 to verify the request was received and approved by the judge.

  • Requesting a payment plan – If you enter a plea of no contest or guilty, you may request a payment plan.  Payment plans require a payment of $150 due 30 days from the date of request, and every 30 days thereafter until paid in full.  This must be done on or before the appearance date assigned on your citation.  This request can be made:
    • In person in the Clerk’s office
    • Sending the Defendant’s Request form (available in Spanish) via fax or mail to the Clerk’s office.   
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Online Payment Agreement

Terms for paying a Municipal Court citation fee online

Please read the following before using the online payment system to pay a Municipal Court citation fee.  Additional processing fees will be charged when paying online.  Not all violations can be paid online.

When paying a citation from the City of Round Rock online, you understand the following:

  1. You are entering a plea of No Contest or Guilty and have waived your right to a trial.
  2. Upon receipt of your No Contest or Guilty plea and your online payment, a finding of guilt will be entered against you, resulting in a final conviction and judgment.
  3. If any portion of court costs, fines or fees are paid on the 31st day after the judgment, the defendant shall pay an additional $25 per violation as required pursuant to Sec. 51.921, Government Code.  In accordance with this statutory requirement, if the Time Payment Fee was not assessed at the time of payment, you will be notified in writing.
  4. Payments made after 2:00 pm will be processed the next business day.  You may contact the Municipal Court Clerk’s office at 512-218-5480 to confirm receipt of your payment.
  5. If you are paying an active arrest warrant, the warrant will be lifted when the paid violation has been processed.  If there is a flag on your driver’s license through the Failure to Pay/Appear program with DPS, you will not be able to renew your license for 3 to 5 business days from the date your payment has been processed with the court.  Please print you receipt and keep it with you at all times.

When entering your citation information on the website, please enter the citation exactly how it is printed on your citation.  For example: 1234567 or E0010000.  Violations issued by an Animal Control officer will start with AV then the numbers printed on the top of your citation.

There is no guarantee that this online payment application will show all of your violations.  If you are unable to locate your violation, please contact the Municipal Court Clerk’s office for further information at 512-218-5480.