Citation Fine Amounts

Court Administrator

Valerie Coleman
citycourt@knoxvilletn.gov
(865) 215-4311

800 Howard Baker Jr. Avenue
P.O. Box 2749
Knoxville, TN 37901-2749

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The following represent the amount due per violations issued on or after July 23, 2014. Add $4 to each violation reported to the State for license suspension.

Ordinance Violation
Description
Total if Paid
Pre-Court
Comments
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE
4-001 Open Beer/Consumption Of Beer $119.50
 
4-002 Brown Bagging - Alcohol Violation $119.50
 
4-032 Days & Hours Of Retail Sale $119.50
 
4-035 # # 18-20 Alcohol Violation # # $151.50 DL suspended
4-036 Parental Knowledge Of Alcohol $119.50  
4-039 Sale Of Beer In Pool Hall $119.50  
4-041 Alcohol Sale @ Sleeping Quarters $119.50
 
4-044 Advertising Signs & Displays $119.50
 
4-056 Selling Beer Without Permit $119.50
 
4-058(c) Beer Permit-Disclosures $119.50
 
4-062 Non-Pmt Of Beer Permit Fee $119.50
 
4-070 Non-Display Of Beer Permit $119.50
 
4-074 Allowing Improper Conduct $119.50
 
4-097 Stocking Alcohol W/O Permit $119.50
 
4-107 Selling To Intoxicated Person $119.50
 
4-108 # # False I.D. (involving Alcoholic Beverage) # # $151.50 DL suspended
4-109 Gambling Stuff in Beer Place $119.50  
ANIMAL
5-007 Leash Law $119.50
 
5-008 Restraint Of Animals $119.50
 
5-009 Chasing, Fighting, Racing $119.50
 
5-010 Animals That Disturb Peace $119.50
 
5-011 Vicious Animal $119.50
 
5-012 Reckless Riding Of Animals $119.50
 
5-013 Riding Herding Animals $119.50
 
5-014 Animal Exhibitions Regulated $119.50
 
5-015 Truck/Vehicle Transporting $119.50
 
5-016 Dead Animals $119.50
 
5-021 Stray Animals
$119.50
 
5-023 Cruelty, Teasing, Molesting $119.50
 
5-024 Injuring Animals $119.50
 
5-025 Poisoning / Trapping $119.50
 
5-026 Keeping/Display Regulated $119.50
 
5-027 Excessive Number Of Animals $119.50
 
5-028 Sale/Gift Rabbits Fowl $119.50
 
5-029 Document Display Vet/Kennel/Etc $119.50
 
5-030 Wild Animal Permit $119.50
 
5-031 Wildlife, Fowl Sanctuary Est $119.50
 
5-032 Selling Puppies $119.50
 
5-076 Vaccination/Lic/Register $119.50
 
5-076(a) Add'l Licensing Requirements $119.50
 
5-077 Tags $119.50
 
5-078 Public Nuisance $119.50
 
5-079(c)(1) No Certificate Of Veterinarian Inspection $119.50
 
5-079(d) Sale Of Cat/Dog Under 8 Wks $119.50
 
5-101 Keeping Cattle/Horses/Goats $119.50
 
5-102 Keeping Of Swine Poultry $119.50
 
5-103 Driving Animals In Street $119.50
 
5-126 Rabies Quarintine Owner/Custodian $119.50
 
CODE
10-026 * * Housing Violations-Electrical * * $119.50 Possible additional costs
189-095 * * Mechanical Code * * $119.50 Possible additional costs
190-095 * * Building Code Violation * * $119.50 Possible additional costs
191-095 * * Electrical Code Violation * * $119.50 Possible additional costs
192-095 * * Gas Code Violation * * $119.50 Possible additional costs
193-095 * * Plumbing Code Violation * * $119.50 Possible additional costs
ZONING * * Zoning Code Violation * * $119.50 Possible additional costs
IMPORTANT NOTICE - Each day any violation of these Codes or of any ordinance shall continue shall constitute a separate offense.
ENVIRONMENTAL
13-08 * * Burning of Solid Waste * * $119.50 Possible additional costs
13-011 * * Construction Waste, Bulk Rubbish * * $119.50 Possible additional costs
13-012 * * Unsecured Load (Escape of Contents) * * $119.50 Possible additional costs
13-014 * * Containers Req'd for Clean Premises * * $119.50 Possible additional costs
13-016 * * Placement of Clean Containers * *
$119.50 Possible additional costs
13-017 * * Unacceptable Residential Refuse * * $119.50 Possible additional costs
13-018 * * Disturbing Containers * * $119.50 Possible additional costs
13-141 * * Dirty Lot Ordinance * * $119.50 Possible additional costs
13-143 * * Overgrown Lot * * $119.50 Possible additional costs
13-167 * * Residential Bulky Waste * * $119.50 Possible additional costs
13-168 * * Residential Yard Waste * * $119.50 Possible additional costs
13-169 * * Construction Waste * * $119.50 Possible additional costs
13-170 * * Industrial & Hazardous Waste * * $119.50 Possible additional costs
13-171 * * Prohibited Substances & Practices * * $119.50 Possible additional costs
13-172 * * Bodies of Dead Animals * * $119.50 Possible additional costs
13-193 * * Illegal Dumping * *
$119.50 Possible additional costs
13-194 * * Littering / Dumping from a Vehicle * * $119.50 Possible additional costs
FIRE CODE
2002(2) Fire Code Violation $119.50  
3-001.1 Fire Code-Parking In Fire Lane $25.00  
802-001-1 Locked Fire Exit $119.50  
BUSINESS REGS.
16-001 No Business License $119.50  
16-188 Pawnbrokers Time Limit $119.50  
16-319 Street Vendor Prohibited $119.50  
16-368 No Pedestrian Vendor Permit $119.50  
16-408 Soliciting Without A Permit (Panhandling) $119.50  
16-446 Solicitation: Hours Of Operation $119.50  
16-467 Prohibited Sexual Activity $119.50  
MOTOR VEHICLE / TRAFFIC [See TN Dept. of Safety "Point System"]
17-006 Putting Glass, Nails, Etc On Highway $151.50 3 points, more info
17-007 Funeral Procession/Break Thru $151.50 3 points, more info
17-008 Riding Outside Vehicle In Motion $119.50  
17-009 Board/Alight Veh In Motion $119.50  
17-028(b) Going Thru Barricade $151.50 3 points, more info
17-047 Failure To Obey Traffic Regs. $151.50 4 points, more info
17-049 Failure To Obey Police Officer $151.50 3 points, more info
17-051 Use Of Coasters, Roller Skates $84.50  
17-055 # # Proof Of Ins./Financial Responsibility # # $151.50 DL Suspension
17-075 FAILURE TO APPEAR $119.50 ARREST WARRANT!
17-121 Abandoned Car $119.50  
17-122 Abandoned Auto Ordinance $119.50  
17-143 Duty On Striking Unattended Vehicle $119.50  
17-144 Failure To Report Accident $151.50 4 points, more info
17-166 Vehicle Not Driven On Right Side Road $151.50 4 points, more info
17-168 Overtaking Vehicle On Left $151.50 4 points, more info
17-169 Improper Passing On Right $151.50 4 points, more info
17-170 Improper Passing On Left $151.50 4 points, more info
17-171 Pass Approach Hill/Railroad/Bridge $151.50 4 points, more info
17-172 No Passing Zone $151.50 4 points, more info
17-173 One Way Street $116.50 4 points, more info
17-174 Drive Within Lane Lines $116.50 3 points, more info
17-174(1) Improper Lane Change $116.50 2 points, more info
17-175 Over/Across Within Median $151.50 3 points, more info
17-176 Following Too Closely $116.50 3 points, more info
17-177 Failure to Yield - Intersection $116.50 4 points, more info
17-178 Failure to Yield - Stop/Yield Sign $116.50 4 points, more info
17-179 Failure to Yield - Entering Roadway $116.50 4 points, more info
17-180 Blocking Intersection $116.50 3 points, more info
17-181 Turning From Wrong Lane $116.50 3 points, more info
17-182 No Turn Signal Before Turning $116.50 2 points, more info
17-183 Unsafe Turn $116.50 3 points, more info
17-183(d) No Turn After Signal / In Turn Lane $116.50 3 points, more info
17-184 Left Turn Vehicle To Yield Right Of Way $116.50 4 points, more info
17-185 Failure to Yield - Emergency Vehicle $151.50 4 points, more info
17-186 Following Fire Apparatus $151.50 2 points, more info
17-187 Crossing Fire Hose $151.50 3 points, more info
17-188 Cross Railroad Tracks Against Signal $151.50 3 points, more info
17-189 Passing Stopped School Bus $151.50 6 points, more info
17-191 Leaving Running Vehicle Unattended $84.50  
17-192 Improper Backing $116.50 3 points, more info
17-193 Driving On Sidewalk $151.50 3 points, more info
17-194 Obstructed Driver's View (cracked windshield) $94.50  
17-195 Opening Door Into Traffic $84.50  
17-196 Reckless Driving $151.50 6 points, more info
17-197 Fleeing Or Eluding Police $151.50 6 points, more info
17-198 Cruising $94.50  
17-201 Improper Passing Of Motorcycle $151.50 4 points, more info
17-202 Footrest Requirements/Handlebar Over 15 $79.50  
17-203 No Head/Eye Protective Gear $79.50  
17-205 DL
No Driver's License In Possession $151.50 3 points, more info
17-205 REG Improper Vehicle Registration/Tag $151.50  
17-206 Id Of Local Commercial Vehicle $119.50  
17-207 Id of Vehicles Hauling Loose Material $119.50  
17-209
Display of Registration/Tag
$79.50
 
17-210
Red-Light Traffic Control Photo-System
$50.00
(Non-Moving)
17-223 Restricted Turn Intersection $116.50 3 points, more info
17-224 U-Turn $116.50 3 points, more info
17-242 Wrong Way On One Way Street $116.50 4 points, more info
17-243 Wrong Way In Alley $116.50 4 points, more info
17-261 Driving Too Fast For Conditions $151.50 4 points, more info
17-262 SPEED OVER LIMIT 1-14 Mph $116.50 3 points, more info
17-262 SPEED OVER LIMIT 15-24 Mph $126.50 4 points, more info
17-262 SPEED OVER LIMIT 25+ Mph $151.50 5 to 8 points, more info
17-262(1) Speed Over Limit-School Zone $151.50 4 to 8 points, more info
17-262(2) Speed Over Limit-Alley $116.50 3 to 8 points, more info
17-264 Drive Slowly Impeding Traffic $116.50 3 points, more info
17-288 Stop/Park/Stand Visibility $79.50  
17-289 Parking - Obstructing Traffic $119.50 3 points, more info
17-290 Improper Parking Of Trucks/Trailer $119.50  
17-302 Handicapped Parking $50.00  
17-376 Faulty Safety Equipment/Bald Tires $79.50  
17-376(a) Improper/Inoperable Equipment $119.50  
17-378 No Headlights On $94.50  
17-379(a) Improper Headlights $79.50  
17-379(b) Improper Lights On Rear Of Vehicle $79.50  
17-379(b)(4) Illumination Of License Plate $79.50  
17-379(c) Improper Stop Light $79.50  
17-379(d) Improper Color Of Lights $119.50  
17-379(d)(3) Improper Flashing & Blue Light $119.50  
17-379(e) Improper Flash And Blue Lights $119.50  
17-380 No Flag On Projecting Load $94.50  
17-381 Failure To Dim Headlights $79.50  
17-382 No Horn Or Warning Device $79.50  
17-383 Noise And Smoke Pollution $119.50  
17-383(a) Loud Muffler $119.50  
17-383(b) Smoke Pollution $119.50  
17-384 No Mirrors $79.50  
17-385 Windows Obstructed / No Wipers $94.50  
17-386 No Brakes $119.50  
17-388 No Mud Flaps $119.50  
17-390 Child Restraint Law $151.50 3 points, more info
17-391 Car Window Tinting/Reflect $119.50  
17-392 Safety Belt Law $25 / $50  
17-418 Escape Of Load/Loading Manner $151.50 3 points, more info
17-419 Violation Gross Weight Limit $119.50  
17-421 Moving House Trailer During Restricted Time $151.50 3 points, more info
17-442 Responsibility of Parents…Bikes & Play Vehicles $151.50  
17-444 Skateboarding On Mall $84.50  
17-444(c) Riding Bike On Restricted Road $94.50  
17-455(b)(3) Child Bike Safety-Parents Responsibility $119.50  
17-473 Failure To Yield - Pedestrian $151.50 4 points, more info
17-474 Crossing At Other Than Crosswalk $79.50  
17-477 Pedestrian Soliciting Ride $79.50  
17-483 Pedestrian On Freeway $119.50  
17-484 Pedestrian Under Influence $119.50  
17-485 Failure To Yield - Blind Person $151.50 4 points, more info
17-503(a) Fail To Obey Devices & Signs $116.50 4 points, more info
17-503(b) Cross Private Property To Avoid Signal $116.50 4 points, more info
17-506 Improper Right Turn On Red $116.50 4 points, more info
17-506(3)(a) Disregarding Red Light $116.50 4 points, more info
17-507 Pedestrian Control Signal $79.50  
NOISE
18-003 Noise Ordinance $119.50  
18-003(1) Noise Ord - Horns/Signaling Device $119.50  
18-003(2) Noise Ord - Radios/Phonos/Etc $119.50  
18-003(3) Noise Ord - Steam Whistles $119.50  
18-003(4) Noise Ord - Mufflers/Exhaust $119.50  
18-003(5) Noise Ord - Construction $119.50  
18-003(6) Noise Ord - Near School/Church $119.50  
18-003(7) Noise Ord - Drums $119.50  
18-003(8) Noise Ord - Loudspeakers $119.50  
18-003(9) Noise Ord - Sound Trucks $119.50  
OFFENSES
19-033 Citation In Lieu Of Custody $119.50  
19-034 Issuance Of Warrant $119.50  
19-036(c) False Information To Police $119.50  
19-061 Disorderly Conduct $119.50  
19-061(a)(1) Disorderly Conduct-Fighting $119.50  
19-061(a)(2) Disorderly Conduct-Disobey Order $119.50  
19-061(b) Disorderly Conduct-Loud Noises $119.50  
19-062 Wearing Mask/Hood/Disguise $119.50  
19-063 Loitering $119.50  
19-067 No Parade Permit $119.50  
19-068 Unlawful Assembly $119.50  
19-069 Unsolicited Photos In Public Place $119.50  
19-070 Prowling $119.50  
19-071 Throwing Stones Or Missiles $119.50  
19-091 Making False Reports To Officer $119.50  
19-092 Injure/Interfere Wth Police Dog $119.50  
19-094 Interfere With Police Officer $119.50  
19-095 Failure To Obey Police Officer (non-vehicular) $119.50  
19-096 Evading Arrest $119.50  
19-098 Maintaining Dangerous Conditions $119.50  
19-099 Unprotected Hole/Pond/Quarry $119.50  
19-100 Barbed/Spiked/Electric Fences $119.50  
19-103 Motor Vehicle On Bike/Pedestrian Path $151.50 3 points, more info
19-104 Carrying Dangerous Weapon $119.50  
19-105 Sale Of Dangerous Weapon $119.50  
19-106 Sale/Giving Weapon To Minor $119.50  
19-107 Carrying Of Switchblade By Minor $119.50  
19-109(a) Discharge Of Firearm $119.50  
19-109(b) Discharge Of Air Gun/Sprng Gun $119.50  
19-131 Sniffing Paint/Glue/Etc $119.50  
19-156 Vandalism $119.50  
19-157 Interfering With Fire Hydrant $119.50  
19-158 Unauthorized Posting Of Notice $84.50  
19-159 Obstruction Of Public Way $119.50  
19-161 Trespassing On Property $119.50  
19-162 Alteration Of Drainage $119.50  
19-186 Fortunetelling $119.50  
PARKS AND RECREATION
20-056 Park Hours $119.50  
20-061(1) Alcohol In A Public Park $119.50  
STREETS / SIDEWALKS
23-002 Obstruction Of Streets/Sidewalks $119.50  
23-003 Unlawful Obstruction $119.50  
23-004 Obstruction/Safety Lights $119.50  
23-005 Sale Of Mdse On Street/Sidewalk $119.50  
23-006 Storage Or Display Of Goods $119.50  
23-007 Cleaning Of Sidewalks $119.50  
23-008 Removal Of Ice, Snow, Etc From Sidewalks $119.50  
23-009 Discharge Of Roof Water On Sidewalk $119.50  
23-010 Making Fire On Street $119.50  
23-011 Burning Lime/Cement $119.50  
23-012 Construction/Cellar Doors $119.50  
23-013 Cellar Doors/Open Or In Disrepair $119.50  
23-014 Trees Obstructing Streetlights $119.50  
23-015 Walking/Driving On Grass Plot Or Strip $119.50  
23-016 Curb Stops $119.50  
23-017 Failure To Obtain Franchise For Use Of Streets $119.50  
23-041 Construction/Sidewalks & Driveways $119.50  
23-042 Repair/Sidewalks & Driveways $119.50  
23-043 Permits/Sidewalks & Driveways $119.50  
23-044 Bond/Construction $119.50  
23-045 Storage/Construction Materials & Equipment $119.50  
23-046 Special Const./Sidewalks $119.50  
23-047 Specifications/Sidewalks $119.50  
23-048 Specifications/Driveways $119.50  
23-049 Specifications/Gutters $119.50  
23-071 Permit/Right-Of-Way Const. $119.50  
23-072 Permit Cancellation/Right of Way $119.50  
23-073 Permit Revocation/Right of Way $119.50  
23-074 Bond/Cert. Of Insurance $119.50  
23-075 Inspection Fees/Right of Way $119.50  
23-076 Repairs/Streets, Sidewalks, Rights of Way $119.50  
23-077 Supervision Of Construction $119.50  
23-078 Public Safety/Traffic Control $119.50  
23-079 Use Of Sheeting/Braces $119.50  
23-080 Work In Public Right of Way $119.50  
23-081 Utility Connection/Paving $119.50  
23-082 Protective Barriers $119.50  
23-083 Annual Maintenance Permit $119.50  
23-114 Enforcement-Street Naming/Addressing
$119.50  
UNFIT BUILDING
6-139
* * Housing Code Violations * *
$119.50 Possible additional costs
6-149 * * Renting Of Condemned Structure * * $119.50 Possible additional costs
VEHICLES FOR HIRE
26-096 No Taxi Registration Sticker $119.50  
26-111 Chauffeurs License/City Permit Required $119.50  
26-117 Improper Display Of Permit $119.50  
26-133 Taxicab Age Violation $119.50  
26-134 Taximeter Violation $119.50  
26-193 Limousine Services $119.50  
26-243 Certificate Required - Wrecker $119.50  
26-264 Wrecker Equipment Additional $119.50  
26-279 Wrecker Improperly Marked $119.50  
26-281 Waiting For Work On Private Property $119.50  
NOTES
All of the above is for informational purposes only and may be changed at any time without notice.
Contact TN Dept. of Safety for more info on points.
# # = Payment may result in automatic driver license suspension. COURT APPEARANCE RECOMMENDED
* * = Additional penalties may result if paid out of court. COURT APPEARANCE RECOMMENDED. Cannot be reset except by Judge or Officer.