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Fines must be paid on or before the date payment is due. If you are unable to pay your fine on the date it is due, you must appear in person and request additional time to pay. Partial payments are not accepted.

INITIAL DEFERRED PAYMENT FEE – PER TICKET
If you have been given time to pay your fine, you will be assessed an Initial Deferred Payment Fee of $15 PER TICKET.

As of August 1, 2018, if you need additional time to pay your fine, you will be assessed an Initial Deferred Payment fee in the amount of $15 per ticket.


SUBSEQUENT DEFERRED PAYMENT FEE – PER DEFERRAL – PER TICKET
 A two week extension may be granted, one time and one time only and you will be assessed a Subsequent Deferred Payment Fee of $10 PER TICKET.

As of August 1, 2018, if you are granted a two week extension to pay your fine, you will be assessed a Subsequent Deferred Payment fee in the amount of $10 per ticket.


LATE FEES

Penalties shall be added to the fine for late payment as follows:

After 30 days
$50.00

After 60 days
Additional $20.00 = $60.00

After 90 days
Additional $20.00 = $90.00


Timely payments may be made in several ways:

In Person

Fines can be paid in person at the Treasury Department:
65 Niagara Square
114 City Hall
Buffalo, NY 14202


By Mail

Fines can be paid by remitting payment to:
Buffalo Traffic Violations Agency
65 Niagara Square
115 City Hall
Buffalo, NY 14202

Online

Online payments can be made using a credit or debit card by visiting paycourtonline.com. Please have your ticket number or case number available (service charges apply).


By Phone

Payments can be made using a credit or debit card by calling 888-912-1541. Please have your ticket number or case number available (service charges apply).

Partial payments are not accepted.


Important Additional Information

  • Failure to pay would result in license suspension for not paying the fine and a judgment would be entered against you. Driving with a suspended license is a crime. A felony conviction may result in fines of up to $5,000, jail, probation, or confiscation of your vehicle. 
  • Please be advised that all suspension lift fees must be paid in cash or money order.
  • Your suspended license will be restored only once the suspension lift fee has been paid and you have paid any outstanding fines.

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