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Most moving and non-moving violations do not require a court appearance. The most common traffic violations that do require a court appearance are speeding in a school zone, no proof of insurance, and driving license violations. All animal control and other city ordinance violations, as well as the majority of criminal charges, do require a court appearance. If you were involved in a criminal action for which you were booked or if a police report was written, you may be summoned to court to answer to the charges. You may contact the court, and the clerks will inform you if your appearance is required. All animal control and other city ordinance violations, as well as the majority of criminal charges, do require a court appearance.
Draper Court follows the recommended bail schedule set by the State of Utah as follows: Speeding Violation: 0 -10 over $120.00 11 - 15 over 150.00 16 - 20 over 200.00 21 - 25 over 270.00 26 - 30 over 370.00 Anything above 30 miles per hour over the speed limit requires a court appearance, and the person cited must schedule an appointment with the Judge. Bail amounts on all the above are doubled if the violation occurs in a construction zone. For improper lookout, negligent collision, failure to yield, failure to stop, improper lane change, disobeying traffic control or failure to reduce speed, the bail amount is $120.00. If there was an accident, a $30.00 surcharge is added. For expired registration or no valid driver's license, the bail amount is $50.00. This bail will be reduced to $40.00 with a copy of a valid registration or valid driver's license. Failure to wear a seat belt is $60.00.
Payments are accepted online, by mail or in person. To pay online, visit the Utah State Courts website www.utcourts.gov/, a safe, secure site for online payments. You will need your citation or case number in order to process your payment. Types of Charges to Pay Online Online payments may be made to Draper Justice Court for the following charges: Moving traffic violations, including speeding No driver's license No registration Minor equipment violations Other Payment Methods Payments are also accepted by mail, by phone, or in person. When paying by mail, please include a copy of your citation with your payment. Your check or money order should be made payable to Draper Court and mailed to: 1020 E. Pioneer Rd. Draper, UT 84020 If you wish to pay by credit or debit card, please call (801) 576-6321 and the finance staff will assist you.The city accepts VISA, MASTER CARD, AMERICAN EXPRESS or DISCOVER. Types of Charges Not Payable Online Online payments for other violations must contact the court: Mandatory court appearance Speeding in a school zone No insurance Driving on suspension or revocation Criminal charges Minor Traffic Violations Draper City does not offer traffic school. If you are interested in keeping points off your driving history or preventing the charges from affecting your insurance, you will need to contact the Draper Court directly at (801) 576-6540. Not all violations will qualify. This is only available for minor traffic violations.When paying by mail, please include a copy of your citation with your payment.