Traffic Regulation Enforcement

Boulder County Traffic Regulation, Parking and Other County Enforcement Ordinance--2017-1

Below is a list of citations, fines/penalties and surcharges enforced by Boulder County law enforcement, Boulder County Security and Boulder County Parks and Open Space Rangers. Enforcement is authorized under Boulder County Ordinance 2017-1

Model Traffic Code – Traffic and Parking Fines

MOTORIZED BIKES AND SCOOTERS
Section Title Penalty class Fine/Penalty Surcharge(s) Total
109 Low-Power scooters, animals, skis, skates, and toy vehicles on highways TIB – Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
109(6.5) Minor on low-power scooter must wear protective gear Traffic offense (109(13)(b)) $100.00 $43.50
109.5 Low-speed electric vehicle – operated where prohibited TIB – Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $17.50
109.6 Class B low-speed electric vehicle – operated where prohibited TIB – Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $17.50
MOTORCYCLES
232 Motorcycles/scooters operator and passenger must wear eye protection
must have footrests when carrying passenger
TIA – Class A traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
1502(1), (2), (3), (4) Improper riding on motorcycle TIA – Class A traffic infraction $30.00 $19.50
1502(4.5) Minor driver/passenger of motorcycle failed to wear protective helmet as required TIA – Class A traffic infraction $100.00 $43.50
1503 Motorcycle on laned roads – illegal operation TIA – Class A traffic infraction $30.00 $19.50
1504 Motorcycle clinging to other vehicle TIA – Class A traffic infraction $30.00 $19.50
OBSTRUCTION OF VIEW ‐ HAZARDOUS SITUATION
201 Obstruction of driver’s view or driving mechanism TIA – Class A traffic infraction $35.00 $23.50
EQUIPMENT
Section Title Penalty class Fine/Penalty Surcharge(s) Total
202 Unsafe vehicles prohibited TIA – Class A traffic infraction $35.00 $23.50
204 Headlights not on when required TIA – Class A traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
205 Required headlights – 2 for vehicles, 1 for motorcycles, etc. TIA – Class A traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
206(1) Two required tail lights for 4-wheel vehicles and trailers TIB – Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
206(3) Vehicle had no or defective light for rear license plate TIB – Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
208 Two brake lights required (4-wheel vehicles) TIB – Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
209 Projecting load had no/improper flag/light TIA – Class A traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
217 Failure to dim lights to oncoming traffic or when following traffic TIA – Class A traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
220 Operated motorized bicycles/motor driven cycles without required lighting equipment
Used/attached/operated an unapproved lamp or lighting device on a motor vehicle
TIB – Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
221(2) Bicycles require headlamps at dark TIB – Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
221(3) Bicycles require red rear reflector TIB – Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
221(7) Bicycles/Ebikes require brakes TIB -Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
221(8) Retailers of bicycles/ebikes required to have serial # stamped in frame TIB -Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
222(1) Emergency lights on private volunteer fire vehicles must only be used for emergency response TIB -Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
223 Brakes required on vehicles, motorcycles, and trailers over 3,000 lbs. excluding farm equipment as defined in the section TIA – Class A traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
224(1) Horns required on vehicles, prohibiting unreasonable loud sounds, excluding volunteer FD vehicles (excludes back up horns, escorts,

parades, or special purposes as defined in the section)

TIB – Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
224(4) Snow removal equipment required to have flashing yellow lights when in service on highways TIB – Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
224(5)(a) Failure to use caution when passing snow removal equipment displaying flashing yellow lights TIB – Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
225 Inadequate muffler created excessive noise TIB – Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
226(1) Vehicles required to have exterior mirror(s) that reflect to the driver a free and unobstructed view of the highway to the rear of the

vehicle

TIB – Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
226(2) Vehicle with obstructed rear view required to have exterior side mirrors that comply with the requirements in section 226(1) TIB – Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
227(1) Vehicle windows, except windshield, must not be composed of, covered by, or treated with material that allows less that 27% light

transmittance.
Vehicle windshield must not be composed of, covered by, or treated with material that allows less than 70% light transmittance

TIB – Class B traffic infraction $50.00 $29.50
227(2) Vehicle had no or defective windshield wipers TIB – Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
228(2) Metal and solid rubber tires prohibited TIA – Class A traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
228(3) Studs or cleats illegal (chain law exception) TIA – Class A traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
228(5) Tires must be in safe operating condition TIA – Class A traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
229(4) Windshield with safety glazing required on motor vehicles (registered collector vehicles excluded) TIB – Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
230 Failed to carry and/or use required emergency triangles and hazard lighting (trucks weighing 6,000 lbs. or more and passenger buses) TIB – Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
231 Operated vehicle with parking lights only when headlights required TIB – Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
234 Operated a slow moving vehicle without required emblem TIB – Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
236 Operated vehicle without using required applicable child restraint system or safety belt (excludes minor drivers who violate this

section; minor’s penalized under 42-2-105.5)

TIB – Class B traffic infraction $65.00 $29.50
237 Failure for driver/passenger to use safety belt when required TIB – Class B traffic infraction $65.00 $19.50
239(2) Misuse of wireless phone by person under 18 while operating a motor vehicle TIA – Class A traffic infraction First offense: $50
Second : $100
$19.50
239(3) Misuse of wireless phone by person over 18 while operating a motor vehicle TIA – Class A traffic infraction First offense: $50
Second : $100
$19.50
SIZE, WEIGHT, & LOAD VIOLATIONS
Section Title Penalty class Fine/Penalty Surcharge(s) Total
502(1) Operated or permitted operation of over-width vehicle TIB – Class B traffic infraction $75.00 $37.50
502(2)(b) Width of vehicle and load of rectangular hay bales exceeds limit of 10’6 in. TIB – Class B traffic infraction $75.00 $37.50
502(3) Operated vehicle dragging chain, rope, wire, or other equipment TIB – Class B traffic infraction $75.00 $37.50
503 Operated passenger vehicle with projecting load TIB – Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
504 Operated or permitted operation of overheight/overlength vehicle TIB – Class B traffic infraction $75.00 $37.50
512 Operated a vehicle/object/contrivance that caused damage to highway/highway structure TIA – Class A traffic infraction $75.00 $37.50
SIGNALS, SIGNS, & MARKINGS
603 Disobeyed official traffic control device: sign/signal/marking TIA – Class A traffic infraction $100.00 $23.50
604 Disobeyed traffic control signals: traffic lights/lane-use-control signals TIA – Class A traffic infraction $100.00 $23.50
605 Disobeyed requirements of flashing signal TIA – Class A traffic infraction $70.00 $23.50
606 Displayed an unauthorized sign/signal/marking or traffic control device TIA – Class A traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
607(1)(a) Unlawfully removed/altered/defaced an official traffic control device TIB – Class B traffic infraction $50.00 $29.50
607(1)(b) Unlawfully possessed/sold electronic device designed to affect interfere with an official traffic control device TIB – Class B traffic infraction $50.00 $29.50
607(2)(a) Unlawfully used an electronic device to interfere with an official traffic control device TIA – Class A traffic infraction $100.00 $45.50
608(1) Failed to use hand or lamp signal when required TIA – Class A traffic infraction $70.00 $19.50
608(2) Vehicle not equipped with stop/turn signals TIA – Class A traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
609 Gave improper hand signal TIA – Class A traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
610 Used unauthorized government insignia TIB – Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
612 Failed to observe procedures for inoperative/malfunctioning traffic signals TIA – Class A traffic infraction $70.00 $23.50
615 School zones – increase in penalties for moving traffic violations Doubled under 42-4- 1701(4)(d) – unless fines are already doubled because offense occurred in construction zone.
RIGHTS‐OF‐WAY
Section Title Penalty class Fine/Penalty Surcharge(s) Total
701 Failure to yield right-of-way when required – uncontrolled intersection TIA – Class A traffic infraction $70.00 $23.50
702 Failure to yield right-of-way when turning left TIA – Class A traffic infraction $70.00 $23.50
703(3) Failure to yield right-of-way from stop sign TIA – Class A traffic infraction $70.00 $23.50
703(4) Failure to yield at yield sign TIA – Class A traffic infraction $70.00 $23.50
704 Failure to yield Right-of-way when entering highway from other than another roadway TIA – Class A traffic infraction $70.00 $23.50
705 Failure to yield Right-of-way to emergency vehicle TIA – Class A traffic infraction $70.00 $29.50
706 Failure to obey railroad signal TIA – Class A traffic infraction $70.00 $23.50
707 School Bus/Commercial Vehicle failed to stop at railroad grade crossing when required TIA – Class A traffic infraction $70.00 $23.50
708 Violated restrictions regarding heavy equipment movement at railroad grade crossing TIA – Class A traffic infraction $35.00 $23.50
709 Driver obstructed other vehicles or pedestrians at an intersection/crosswalk/railroad grade crossing TIA – Class A traffic infraction $70.00 $23.50
710(1) Failure to yield right-of-way to pedestrian upon emerging from alley, driveway, building, parking lot, or other place TIA – Class A traffic infraction $70.00 $23.50
710(2) Failure to yield right-of-way to pedestrian upon entering an alley, driveway, building, parking lot, or other place TIA – Class A traffic infraction $70.00 $23.50
710(3) Drove vehicle on sidewalk TIA – Class A traffic infraction $70.00 $23.50
711 Failure to obey requirements for mountain/defile/canyon driving TIA – Class A traffic infraction $100.00 $23.50
712 Failure to yield right-of-way in a construction zone when required TIA – Class A traffic infraction $70.00 $23.50
PEDESTRIANS
801 Pedestrian failed to obey traffic control device or signal. TIB – Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
802(1) Failure to yield right-of-way to pedestrian in crosswalk TIA – Class A traffic infraction $30.00 $19.50
802(3) Pedestrian suddenly entered roadway creating an immediate hazard TIA – Class A traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
802(4) Rear approaching vehicle passed vehicle stopped at crosswalk to permit pedestrians to cross roadway TIA – Class A traffic infraction $30.00 $19.50
802(5) Failure to yield right-of-way to pedestrian at steady walk signal TIA – Class A traffic infraction $30.00 $19.50
803(1) Pedestrian failed to yield to a vehicle at other than a crosswalk. TIB – Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
803(2) Pedestrian failed to yield right-of-way to all vehicles when crossing roadway at pedestrian tunnel or overhead pedestrian crossing TIB – Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
803(3) Pedestrian crossed between adjacent intersections when crosswalks were available (jay-walking) TIB – Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
803(4) Pedestrian crossed roadway diagonally when prohibited TIB – Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
805(1) Pedestrian/rider of animal violated restrictions while walking along or on a roadway TIB – Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
805(2) Pedestrian solicited ride in roadway TIB – Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
805(3) Pedestrian/rider of animal was under influence of alcohol or a drug while on roadway. TIB – Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
805(7) Vehicle (endangered/impeded) traffic on roadway to pick up pedestrian TIB – Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
805(8) Pedestrian failed to yield right-of-way to emergency vehicle TIB – Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
806 Drove vehicle through a safety zone TIA – Class A traffic infraction $70.00 $23.50
807 Driver failed to exercise due care when approaching a pedestrian TIA – Class A traffic infraction $70.00 $23.50
808 Driver/pedestrian failed to yield right-of-way to disabled person TIA – Class A traffic infraction $70.00 $23.50
TURNING & STOPPING
Section Title Penalty class Fine/Penalty Surcharge(s) Total
901 Operator violated restrictions on turning right Operator violated restrictions on turning left TIA – Class A traffic infraction $70.00 $23.50
902 Made U-turn when prohibited TIA – Class A traffic infraction $70.00 $23.50
903 Failure to properly signal a turn/slowing down/stopping TIA – Class A traffic infraction $70.00 $23.50
OVERTAKING & PASSING
1001 Failed to drive vehicle on right side of road TIA – Class A traffic infraction $70.00 $23.50
1001(1)(b) Failed to yield right-of-way when forced to drive on left side of road due to obstruction in right lane TIA – Class A traffic infraction $70.00 $23.50
1002 Failed to yield one-half of roadway to on-coming traffic TIA – Class A traffic infraction $100.00 $23.50
1003 Violated restrictions on passing/being passed TIA – Class A traffic infraction $100.00 $23.50
1004 Drove off pavement or main traveled roadway to pass on the right TIA – Class A traffic infraction $100.00 $23.50
1005(1) Passed on left without giving oncoming traffic sufficient clearance TIA – Class A traffic infraction $100.00 $23.50
1005(2)(a) Passed on hill/curve when view was obstructed TIA – Class A traffic infraction $100.00 $23.50
1005(2)(b) Passed when crossing/within 100′ of intersection/railroad crossing TIA – Class A traffic infraction $100.00 $23.50
1005(2)(c) Passed within 100′ of bridge/tunnel/viaduct when view was obstructed TIA – Class A traffic infraction $100.00 $23.50
1005(3) Passed on left where prohibited by signs or markings (double yellow) TIA – Class A traffic infraction $100.00 $23.50
1006 Drove wrong way on (one-way road/around rotary island) TIA – Class A traffic infraction $70.00 $23.50
1007 Failed to drive in a single lane
Changed lanes when unsafe or when prohibited by official traffic control device
Drove vehicle in center lane of 3 lane roadway when (unnecessary/prohibited) or passed/attempted to pass on right hand shoulder
TIA – Class A traffic infraction $100.00 $23.50
1008 Following too closely TIA – Class A traffic infraction $100.00 $23.50
1009 Coasted vehicle when prohibited TIA – Class A traffic infraction $70.00 $23.50
1010 Failed to drive as required on (divided/controlled-access) highway
Vehicle unlawfully crossed roadway dividing (space/median/barrier)
TIA – Class A traffic infraction $70.00 $23.50
1013 Drove vehicle in passing lane when prohibited (posted 65 mph or more roadway) TIA – Class A traffic infraction $100.00 $13.50
SPEED LIMITS
Section Title Penalty class Fine/Penalty Surcharge(s) Total
1101(1) or (8)(b) and 1701(4)(a)(I)(L) Speeding 1 to 4 mph over the reasonable and prudent speed or over the maximum lawful speed limit of 75 mph (fines and surcharges doubled

in construction/school zone)

TIA – Class A traffic infraction $30.00 $34.50
1101(1) or (8)(b) and 1701(4)(a)(I)(L) Speeding 5 to 9 mph over the reasonable and prudent speed or over the maximum lawful speed limit of 75 mph (fines and surcharges doubled

in construction/school zone)

TIA – Class A traffic infraction $70.00 $38.50
1101(1) or (8)(b)and 1701(4)(a)(I)(L) Speeding 10 to 19 mph over the reasonable and prudent speed or over the maximum lawful speed limit of 75 mph (fines and surcharges

doubled in construction/school zone)

TIA – Class A traffic infraction $135.00 $44.50
1101(1) or (8)(b) and 1701(4)(a)(I)(L) Speeding 20 to 24 mph over the reasonable and prudent speed or over the maximum lawful speed limit of 75 mph (fines and surcharges

doubled in construction/school zone)

TIA – Class A traffic infraction $200.00 $60.50
1101(12)(b)-1 Speeding 25 or more mph over the reasonable and prudent speed or over the maximum lawful speed limit of 75 mph (fines and surcharges

doubled in construction/school zone)

Class 2 misdemeanor traffic offense Penalties, costs, and surcharges imposed by court
1101(12)(b)-2 Speeding 25 or more mph over the reasonable and prudent speed in construction/school zone Class 1 misdemeanor traffic offence Penalties, costs, and surcharges imposed by court
1101(3) Driving too fast for conditions TIA – Class A traffic infraction $100.00 $38.50
1103 Impeded normal flow of traffic TIA – Class A traffic infraction $50.00 $34.50
1105 Speed contest Class 1 or 2 misdemeanor traffic offense Penalties, costs, and surcharges imposed by court
PARKING, STOPPING, & IMPROPER BACKING
Section Title Penalty class Fine/Penalty Surcharge(s) Total
1201 Violated safety precautions when starting a parked/stopped vehicle TIA – Class A traffic infraction $30.00 $19.50
1202 Stopped/parked/left standing vehicle on paved portion of highway TIB – Class B traffic infraction $30.00 $19.50
1204 Stopped/parked/left standing vehicle where restricted/or prohibited by signs/markings/traffic control devices

  • On sidewalk
  • Within intersection
  • On a crosswalk
  • Between a safety zone and curb
  • By street excavation
  • On road next to another vehicle (double parking)
  • On bridge or in tunnel
  • On any railroad tracks
  • On any controlled -access highway
  • On highway median
  • Where prohibited by sign
TIB – Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
1204(2)(b) Stopped/parked/left standing vehicle within 15 feet of fire hydrant in unincorporated county TIB – Class B traffic infraction $50.00 $19.50
1205(1) Parked vehicle more than 12′ from curb/Failed to park as close as practicable to shoulder TIB – Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
1205(2) Parked vehicle in wrong direction/on wrong side of roadway TIB – Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
1206 Violated restrictions on unattended vehicle TIB – Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
1207 Opening door into traffic TIB – Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
42-4-1208(3)(a) Violated restrictions on reserved parking for persons with disabilities (person without a disability or valid placard parked in public

or private space reserved for persons with disabilities)

Misdemeanor Penalties, costs, and surcharges imposed by court
42-4-1208(3)(b) Violated time limit restrictions when parking in a space reserved for individuals with disabilities $150.00 $45.50
42-4-1208(3)(c) Violated restrictions on using reserved parking for commercial purposes $150.00 $45.50
42-4-1208(3)(d) Entity/employee of entity violated restrictions regarding use of identifying placard issued to entity $150.00 $45.50
42-4-1208(4) Parked vehicle blocked access to curb ramps, passenger loading zines, or accessible routes Misdemeanor Penalties, costs, and surcharges imposed by $32.00
42-4-1208(5) Knowingly and fraudulently used/created/obtained/possessed/transferred/trafficked an identifying placard Class 1 misdemeanor Penalties, costs, and surcharges imposed by court
1211 Illegal backing TIA – Class A traffic infraction $30.00 $19.50
OTHER OFFENSES
Section Title Penalty class Fine/Penalty Surcharge(s) Total
1301(2)(d) Person under 21 drove vehicle with BAC less than .05 but more or equal to .02 at time of driving or within two hours after driving TIA – Class A traffic infraction Second Offense: Class 2 traffic misdemeanor $100 Penalties, costs, and surcharges imposed by court $29.50
1305 Drank from/possessed an open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle TIA – Class A traffic infraction $50.00 $29.50
1305.5(2) Passenger violated restrictions regarding use of marijuana/possession of open marijuana container within the passenger area of

vehicle

TIA – Class A traffic infraction $50.00 $21.30
1401 Reckless Driving Class 2 Misdemeanor traffic offense Penalties, costs, and surcharges imposed by court
1402 Careless Driving Class 2 Misdemeanor traffic offense
Class 1 Misdemeanor traffic offense (if bodily injury or death)
Penalties, costs, and surcharges imposed by court
1403 Violated restrictions on following fire apparatus
Violated restrictions on driving into or parking within a block of where fire apparatus has stopped to respond to a fire alarm
TIA – Class A traffic offense $30.00 $19.50
1404 Drove vehicle over fire hose TIB – Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
1405 Violated restrictions in riding in trailer on highway TIB – Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
1406(1)(a) Left/deposit/threw foreign matter on highway TIB – Class B traffic infraction $35.00 $23.50
1406(5)(b)(II) Left/deposit/threw container of human created waste on highway (includes bottle, can, box, or diaper) TIB – Class B traffic infraction $500.00 $13.50
1406(1)(b) (Threw/dropped/otherwise expelled) a lighted cigarette, cigar, match, or other burning material upon a highway from a motor vehicle Class 2 misdemeanor Penalties, costs, and surcharges imposed by court
1406(2) (Drops/throws/permits to be dropped or thrown) or fails to remove (lit/burning) material upon any highway or structure TIB – Class B traffic infraction $35.00 $23.50
1407(3)(a) (Spilled load on highway/failed to cover/properly secure load) or (Violated restrictions regarding covering or securing load when

transporting trash or other recyclables) (vehicle other than car or pickup truck without causing bodily injury)

TIB – Class B traffic infraction $35.00 $23.50
1407(3)(b) (Spilled load on highway/failed to cover/properly secure load) or (Violated restrictions regarding covering or securing load when

transporting trash or other recyclables) while driving or moving a car or pickup truck without causing bodily injury

TIA – Class A traffic offense $100.00 $43.50
1407(3)(c) (Spilled load on highway/failed to cover/properly secure load) or (Violated restrictions regarding covering or securing load when

transporting trash or other recyclables) while driving or moving a car or pickup truck and caused bodily injury

Class 2 misdemeanor traffic offense Penalties, costs, and surcharges imposed by court
1409 No proof of insurance Class 1 misdemeanor traffic offence Penalties, costs, and surcharges imposed by court
1411 Violated restrictions on use of earphones while operated a motor vehicle TIB – Class B traffic infraction $15.00 $19.50
1413 Eluding/attempting to elude a police officer Class 2 misdemeanor traffic offense Penalties, costs, and surcharges imposed by court
MISCELLANEOUS ORDINANCES
Section Title Penalty class Fine/Penalty Surcharge(s) Total
2006-2 §6 Fire Ban Class 2 petty offense First offense: $500
Second offense: $750
Third offense: $1000
$10.00
1992-28 § 1.01.030 Violated restrictions on excessive sound/noise Class 2 petty offense $30 plus $30 increase for ea. subsequent offense w/in one year to max of $300 $10.00
1992-28 § 1.01.070 Operated vehicle without a muffler/working muffler Class 2 petty offense $30 plus $30 increase for ea. subsequent offense w/in one year to max of $300 $10.00
1992-28 § 1.01.080 Muffler modification Class 2 petty offense $30 plus $30 increase for ea. subsequent offense w/in one year to max of $300 $10.00
2014-1 § III.A Open burning without a permit Class 2 petty offense First offense: $50
Second offense: $250
Third offense: $1000
$10.00
2014-1 § III.B Failure to notify of open or agricultural burn Class 2 petty offense First offense: $50
Second offense: $250
Third offense: $1000
$10.00
2014-1 § III.C Failure to follow conditions of burn permit Class 2 petty offense First offense: $50
Second offense: $250
Third offense: $1000
$10.00
2014-1 § III.D Violated restrictions on burning during a fire weather watch/red flag day/high wind watch or warning (agricultural burning is exempt) Class 2 petty offense First offense: $500
Subsequent offense: $1000
$10.00
ANIMAL CONTROL
2012-6 § 3 Rabies inoculation Required Class 2 petty offense $35.00 $10.00
2012-6 § 4 Failure to properly display rabies inoculation tag Class 2 petty offense $35.00 $10.00
2012-6 § 5 Failure to prevent dog from disturbing the peace by loud persistent and habitual noise Class 2 petty offense First offense: $45
Second Offense: $80
Third Offense: $120
Subsequent Offenses Max: $1000
$10.00
2012-6 § 6(A); 6(D) Failure to prevent dog from running at large (penalties doubled if dog is un-spayed/un-neutered) Class 2 petty offense First offense: $45
Second Offense: $80
Third Offense: $120
Subsequent Offenses Max: $1000
$10.00
2012-6 § 7 Failure to properly confine vicious dog Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $150
Second Offense: $300
Subsequent Offenses Max: $1000
$10.00
2012-6 § 8(A) Treatment of Animals – Cruelty to animals Mandatory court appearance
2012-6 §§ 8(B); 8(C); 8(D); 8(E) Treatment of Animals – Improper care, extreme temperature exposure, unsafe tethering, unsafe transporting Class 2 petty offense First offense: $45
Second Offense: $80
Third Offense: $120
Subsequent Offenses Max: $1000
$10.00
2012-6 § 9(A) Failure to confine female dogs in heat Class 2 petty offense First offense: $45
Second Offense: $80
Third Offense: $120
Subsequent Offenses Max: $1000
$10.00
2012-6 § 9(B) Allowed accumulation of excessive dog feces Class 2 petty offense First offense: $45
Second Offense: $80
Third Offense: $120
Subsequent Offenses Max: $1000
$10.00
2012-6 § 12(B) Violation of animal control ordinance involving bodily injury Class 2 Misdemeanor Penalties, costs, and surcharges imposed by
2012-6 § 9(C) Habitual Offender – Dog owner violated animal control ordinance 3 or more times in two years Special Sanctions imposed by court under 2012-6 § 12(C)
BOULDER COUNTY PARKS AND OPEN SPACE
Section Title Penalty class Fine/Penalty Surcharge(s) Total
2016-25 § 1(a) Unlawful to remove, move, destroy, mutilate, deface, or collect any natural or manmade object within any County Parks and Open Space

area

Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 1(b)-1 Unlawful to install or replace rock bolts, plant vegetation, any type of landscape material Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 1(b)-2 Unlawful to establish or construct trails or other facilities for public or private use without Director’s written permission Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 2(a) Unlawful for person/domestic animal to feed/hunt/pursue/trap/molest/disturb/kill any wildlife within any County Parks and Open Space

area when prohibited

Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by lawUnlawful hunting violation:
First Offense: $300
Subsequent Offenses: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 2(b) Released or relocated animal within County Parks or Open Space areas without authorization Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 3-1 Fishing w/o License Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 3-2 Use of seines, cast nets, and/or live traps on any body of water within County Parks or Open Space areas Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 4 Possess/discharge any firearm (except peace officers on official duty and County Park Rangers) or projectile including but not limited

to fireworks, BB guns, pellet guns, rockets air guns, paint ball guns, blow guns, crossbows, longbows, and slingshots

Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $300
Subsequent Offenses: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 5(a)-1 Dog/domestic animal off leash when prohibited Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 5(a)-2 Owner/keeper of dog/domestic animal in off leash area must restrain animal when requested by County Parks and Open Space Staff Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 5(b) Unlawful to allow domestic animal to engage in disorderly conduct/interfere with health, safety, or welfare/create a nuisance including

unwanted physical contact or threatening behavior

Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 5(c) Fail to remove and dispose of dog excrement Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 5(d) Dog in County Parks or Open Space area where prohibited Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 5(e) Fail to maintain physical control of horse as required Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 5(f)-1 Domestic animal left tied/restrained and unattended Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 5(f)-2 Domestic animal left tied/restrained in a manner that damages vegetation/structures or interferes or disturbs use of established

trails/picnic areas/campsites

Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 5(i) Animal confined in motor vehicle in manner that is life threatening Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 6 Camping prohibited Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 7(a) Open fires prohibited Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $150
Subsequent Offenses Max: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 7(b) Fires prohibited by ban Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $150
Subsequent Offenses Max: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 8 Rode human powered wheeled vehicle where prohibited Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 9(a) Operated motor vehicle where prohibited Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $150
Subsequent Offenses Max: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 9(c) Parked vehicle in non-designated area or where prohibited Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $25
Second Offense: $50
Third Offense: $75
Fourth Offense: $100 Subsequent offense: $300 or max allowed by law
$10.00
2016-25 § 9(d) Parked vehicle after hours Class 2 petty offense $50.00 $10.00
2016-25 § 9(e) Violated restrictions on parking in handicapped space/no placard displayed.
See Section 42‐4‐1208(3)(a), under Parking, Stopping, and Improper Backing.
Misdemeanor Penalties, costs, and surcharges imposed by court
2016-25 § 9(f) Parked in manner that impedes the safe flow of traffic Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
$10.00
2016-25 § 10 Violated restrictions on posting brochures/ads/signs in parks/on vehicles Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 11 Violated restrictions on swimming/diving/ice skating/walking on ice/use of floatation device not for fishing Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 12(a) Failed to place trash in trash receptacles or abandoned or dumped property Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 12(b) Cleaning out vehicles/livestock trailers Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 12(c) Dumping hazardous materials or waste prohibited Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 13 Glass containers prohibited outside of enclosed vehicle Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 14 Smoking is prohibited Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 15 Consumption of marijuana or marijuana derivative prohibited Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 16 Possession/consumption of alcohol over 3.2% by weight prohibited Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 17 In park after hours (sunrise/sunset) Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 18 Research projects must have written authorization Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 19 Commercial activity prohibited Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 20 Groups of 25 or more must have reservations Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 21 Disorderly conduct by people prohibited interfering with health/safety/welfare of others creating nuisance to other users (amplified

sound)

Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $150
Subsequent Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 22(a) Trail user failed to yield right-of-way as required Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 23(a) Entered Agricultural lands/areas closed to public Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $150
Subsequent Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 23(b) Entered lands/areas closed to public wildlife, vegetation, management review, contractual agreement, public safety concerns and/or other

resource protection needs

Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $150
Subsequent Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 24(a) Engaged in prohibited activity: polluting land, water, or air; golfing; hangliding; paragliding; parapenting; parachuting; parasailing;

the use of remote-controlled land, water, or air- borne devices; mountain skateboards; mountain ski-bikes; off- road roller blades; and similar

devices

Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 24(b) Operate, take off, or land any motorized or non-motorized aircraft when prohibited Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 24(c) Special regulations may apply to buildings open to public and will be posted on site Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 25 Violation of any official rule or regulation posted on sign Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 26(a) Length of stay at campground exceeded 14 day limit within calendar year Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 26(b) Stayed past checkout time of 10:00 a.m. Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 26(c) Violated campground quiet hours – 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 26(d) Discharged gray or black water from motor home, camper, or trailer where prohibited Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 26(e) No valid camping permit Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 26(f) Livestock in campground prohibited Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 26(g) Livestock must be penned or under physical control in exhibit areas Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 26(h) Shower facility use by registered campers only Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 26(i) Violation of any rule or regulation contained in the Boulder County Fairgrounds manual Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 27(a) Engaged in boating where prohibited/did not comply with state law regulating boating Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 27(b) Sailboats/sailboards prohibited Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 27(c) Operated motorized vessel where prohibited Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $75
Second Offense: $150
Third Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
2016-25 § 28 Interfering with duties of Boulder County Parks and Open Space Department ranger/employee or gave false or misleading information to

ranger/employee with intent to mislead

Class 2 petty offense First Offense: $300
Subsequent Offense: $300 or max allowed by law
GROSS RESERVOIR
Section Title Penalty class Fine/Penalty Surcharge(s) Total
2005-49 § 1(a) Remove, destroy, deface, or collect any natural manmade object Class 2 petty offense First offense: $50
Second offense: $100
Third offense: $200
Subsequent offenses: $300
2005-49 § 1(b) Rock bolts, install gates, landscape, or build trails Class 2 petty offense First offense: $50
Second offense: $100
Third offense: $200
Subsequent offenses: $300
2005-49 § 2(a) Feed, hunt, trap, kill wildlife Class 2 petty offense First offense: $50
Second offense: $100
Third offense: $200
Subsequent offenses: $300Unlawful hunting: First offense $300
Second Offense: $300
2005-49 § 2(b) Unlawful to release/relocate animals Class 2 petty offense First offense: $50
Second offense: $100
Third offense: $200
Subsequent offenses: $300
2005-49 § 3 Fishing or boating violations Class 2 petty offense First offense: $50
Second offense: $100
Third offense: $200
Subsequent offenses: $300
2005-49 § 4 Weapons and fireworks violations Class 2 petty offense First offense $300
Second Offense: $300
2005-49 § 5(a) Dog off-leash/not under control Class 2 petty offense First offense: $50
Second offense: $100
Third offense: $200
Subsequent offenses: $300
2005-49 § 5(b) Domestic animal disorderly, interferes with health, safety of others Class 2 petty offense First offense: $50
Second offense: $100
Third offense: $200
Subsequent offenses: $300
2005-49 § 5(c) Dogs prohibited from specific areas/reservoir Class 2 petty offense First offense: $50
Second offense: $100
Third offense: $200
Subsequent offenses: $300
2005-49 § 5(e) Horses must be under physical control of person Class 2 petty offense First offense: $50
Second offense: $100
Third offense: $200
Subsequent offenses: $300
2005-49 § 7(b) Fires prohibited by ban Class 2 petty offense First offense $300
Second Offense: $300
2005-49 § 9(c) Parked in non-designated area Class 2 petty offense First offense: $50
Second offense: $100
Third offense: $200
Subsequent offenses: $300
$10.00
2005-49 § 9(d) Parked after hours Class 2 petty offense First offense: $50
Second offense: $100
Third offense: $200
Subsequent offenses: $300
$10.00
2005-49 § 9(e) Parked in handicapped space/not displaying a placard Class 2 petty offense First offense: $50
Second offense: $100
Third offense: $200
Subsequent offenses: $300
$10.00
2005-49 § 10 Body contact with water where prohibited Class 2 petty offense First offense: $50
Second offense: $100
Third offense: $200
Subsequent offenses: $300
2005-49 § 12 Glass containers prohibited Class 2 petty offense First offense: $50
Second offense: $100
Third offense: $200
Subsequent offenses: $300
Section Title Penalty class Fine/Penalty Surcharge(s) Total
2005-49 § 13 Possess/consume alcohol over 3.2% Class 2 petty offense First offense: $50
Second offense: $100
Third offense: $200
Subsequent offenses: $300
2005-49 § 14 In park after hours Class 2 petty offense First offense: $50
Second offense: $100
Third offense: $200
Subsequent offenses: $300
2005-49 § 17 Disorderly conduct/amplified sound(s) Class 2 petty offense First offense: $50
Second offense: $100
Third offense: $200
Subsequent offenses: $300
2005-49 § 19 Closure Violation Class 2 petty offense First offense: $50
Second offense: $100
Third offense: $200
Subsequent offenses: $300
PARKING IN BOULDER COUNTY PARKING LOTS
Section Title Penalty class Fine/Penalty Surcharge(s) Total
2017-1 § IV.5(a) Parked on sidewalk Class 2 petty offense $25.00 $10.00
2017-1 § IV.5(b)(1) Parked on a roadway in or within 5 feet of driveway/junction Class 2 petty offense $25.00 $10.00
2017-1 § IV.5(b)(2) Parked too close to fire hydrant Class 2 petty offense $25.00 $10.00
2017-1 § IV.5(b)(3) Parked in a bus stop Class 2 petty offense $25.00 $10.00
2017-1 § IV.5(b)(4) Parked where traffic control sign/device prohibited parking Class 2 petty offense $25.00 $10.00
2017-1 § IV.6 Violated parking time limit restriction Class 2 petty offense $25.00 $10.00
2017-1 § IV.7 Vehicle not entirely within one parking space Class 2 petty offense $25.00 $10.00
2017-1 § IV.8(a) Violated time limit restriction for parking in passenger loading zone Class 2 petty offense $25.00 $10.00
2017-1 § IV.8(b) Violated time limit restriction for parking in property loading zone Class 2 petty offense $25.00 $10.00
2017-1 § IV.9 Violated restrictions on parking in handicapped space/no placard displayed. See Section 42‐4‐1208(3)(a), under Parking, Stopping, and Improper Backing Misdemeanor Penalties, costs, and surcharges imposed by court
2017-1 § IV.10(a) Vehicle parked in County-owned parking lot or space when prohibited Class 2 petty offense $25.00 $10.00

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