Pay Traffic Fine

Below are lists of city fines and state fines for various offenses that may be settled before the court appearance day. If you choose to pre-pay, your fine becomes an appearance bond, which you forfeit if you do not go to court. To find the proper amount to pay, look below for your violation and be sure to check which offense you must pay (1st or 2nd offense). Penalties described in the schedule below for second or more offenses apply to all moving violations in Belle Meade within the past 12 months.

Bring or mail (Make checks payable to City of Belle Meade) your payment along with a copy of the citation to:

City of Belle Meade
Attention Court Clerk
4705 Harding Road
Nashville, TN 37205

Credit/Debit/PayPal and E-check payments are accepted  online (a convenience fee of 2.5% is charged for all card payments, a convenience fee of $1.95 is charged for E-check payments). You will need your citation number to make a payment online.

Payments made in person are accepted between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., Monday – Friday and may be made with Credit/Debit cards (fees still apply) or by check or cash. For any additional information, please call the Court Clerk at 615-298-1223

NOTICE: If you wish to appear in Court and are found guilty, there will be litigation taxes in addition to the fine as shown below. If you fail to appear in Court and payment is not remitted prior to the court date, a default judgment will be entered and the fine will increase. Failure to pay a judgment will result in the suspension of your driver’s license!

Offense 1st Offense 2nd Offense 3rd Offense
Careless Driving 134.75 144.75 Court
Passing School bus 134.75 144.75 Court
Speed Restriction 10 to 19 miles over* 134.75 144.75 Court
Speed Restriction 20 to 30 miles over* 144.75 Court Court
Stop Sign Violation 134.75 144.75 Court
Traffic Light Violation 134.75 144.75 Court
Improper Lane use 134.75 144.75 Court
Failure to Yield 134.75 144.75 Court
Financial Responsibility** (no proof of insurance) 134.75 144.75 Court
Faulty Equipment 134.75 144.75 Court
Driver License Violation 129.75 129.75 Court
Registration Violation 129.75 129.75 Court
Seat Belt Violation 30.00 55.00 Court
Child Restraint Law 144.75 144.75 Court
Illegal Parking 25.00 25.00 Court
All Other Moving Violations 134.75 144.75 Court
All Other City Ordinances 134.75 144.75 Court

*Includes mandatory state fines as required by TCA Sec. 68-55-301 et seq.

**If you were cited for not having proof of insurance in your vehicle, you must provide proof that you have current valid motor vehicle insurance when the citation was issued. If proof is valid and verified by the Court Clerk, the Clerk may dismiss the offense for no cost.

Due to change in legislation effective July 01, 2009, if you were cited for not having proof of insurance in your vehicle, and you did not have valid motor vehicle insurance at the time the citation was issued, the Clerk’s office does not have the authority to dismiss the offense.