Grand Forks Police Department
122 S. 5th Street
Grand Forks, ND 58201

Emergency: 911
Non-Emergency: 701-787-8000
Business hours: M-F, 8 to 5 pm
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    Current as of April 2nd 2013

    Alcohol Related Offenses // Animal Related // Breaches of Peace // Business License Related // Miscellaneous Criminal Offenses // Health Hazards / Nuisances / Hazmat // Juvenile Related // Property Crimes // Railroad // Roller Skating and Skateboarding // Traffic, Accident Related // Traffic, Criminal // Traffic, Drivers License // Traffic, Failure to Yield // Traffic, Miscellaneous // Traffic, Equipment Related // Traffic, Pedestrian // Traffic, Seat Belts and Child Safety // Traffic, Rec Vehicles, Snowmobiles, Bikes // Traffic, Signs and Signals // Traffic, Speed Related // Traffic, Truck Routes // Traffic, Vehicle Registration

    This is not an all inclusive list of Grand Forks City Ordinances. This is only a quick reference guide for commonly used ordinances and their corresponding fines/bonds. City of Grand Forks Municipal Judge Henry J. Eslinger has set the Municipal Court bonds listed below.

    NF=Non-Forfeitable
    Municipal Criminal Offense Not Listed
    $501
    Municipal Non-Criminal Offense Not Listed
    $501
    ALCOHOL RELATED OFFENSES
    Ord. #:
    Bond:
    False Statement or Evidence of Age
    9-0218
    $401
    Furnishing Money for Purchase of Alcohol For a Minor
    9-0116
    $151
    Minor Not Allowed of Lic. Liquor Premise
    9-0117
    $401
    Minors Purchasing or Att. To Purchase Alcohol Bev.
    9-0114
    $401
    Open Container in a MV Prohibited
    8-0304
    $50
    Poss. and Consumption of Alcohol by Minors Prohbtd.
    9-0113
    $301
    Purchasing Alcoholic Beverage for A Minor
    9-0115
    $501
    ANIMAL RELATED
    Barking Dogs Prohibited
    11-0116
    $51
    Cruelty To Animals
    11-0214
    $201
    Dangerous Animal
    11-0302
    MA
    Dog/Cat at Large (1st Offense in 3 years)
    11-0112
    $31
    Dog/Cat at Large (2nd Offense in 3 years)
    11-0112
    MA
    Dog/Cat at Large (3rd Offense in 3 years)
    11-0112
    MA
    License Required (Dogs and Cats Older than 6 Months)
    11-0102
    $31
    Resisting/Hindering CSO Impounding a Dog/Cat
    11-0212
    $201
    Resisting/Hindering Police Officer Impounding a Dog/Cat
    11-0118
    $201
    Sanitary Conditions, Failure To Maintain
    11-0215
    MA
    Too Many Dogs in a Dwelling
    11-0123
    $51
    Too Many Dogs in a Dwelling (> 1 offense in 3 yrs.)
    11-0123
    MA
    BREACHES OF THE PEACE
    BB or Pellet Guns, Discharged In City Limits
    9-0207
    MA
    Bow and Arrow Use Prohibited
    9-0122
    $201
    Consumption of Alcoholic Bev. on Public Streets Prohibited
    9-0219
    $101
    Dangerous Weapon In A Park, Possession of
    9-0120
    $501
    Disturbing a Public or Religious Meeting
    9-0119
    $201
    False Alarm
    9-0203
    MA
    Firearm, Discharged in City Limits
    9-0121
    $501
    Fireworks: Use, Sale, or Possession Prohibited
    9-0208
    $101
    Impersonating a City Officer or Employee
    9-0125
    $301
    Sale / Purchase of Tobacco to / by Minor
    9-0217
    MA
    Scavenging Property
    13-0415
    $101
    Throwing Objects From a Moving MV During a Parade
    9-0211
    $51
    Throwing Rocks, Snowballs, or Other Objects
    9-0123
    $101
    Unnecess. Noise (Construction, Power Tools, Etc is 10-0502)
    9-0201
    $101
    Window Peeping
    9-0124
    $501
    BUSINESS LICENSE RELATED
    Transient Magazine Salesperson, License Required
    21-1202
    $251
    Transient Merchant Lic. Reqrd (except Agriculture/Livestock)
    21-1202
    $251
    MISCELLANEOUS CRIMINAL OFFENSES
    Assault, Simple (No PR)
    9-0102
    $301
    Disorderly Conduct
    9-0107
    $151
    Failure to Appear
    3-0101
    $201
    Indecent Exposure/Public Nudity
    9-0111
    $301
    Marijuana, Poss. of One-Half Ounce or Less Prohibited
    9-0108
    $301
    Noisy Party
    9-0110
    $251
    Noisy Party (Failure To Disperse)
    9-0110
    $251
    Obstructing or Interfering With a Public Officer
    9-0105
    $301
    Resisting Arrest/Escape
    9-0104
    $401
    Theft of Property/Services ($250.00 or Less)
    9-0103
    $301
    HEALTH HAZARDS/NUISANCES/HAZMAT
    Dumping Health Hazards/Nuisance Materials on Pub/Priv Prop
    13-0505
    $501
    False Alarms Prohibited
    12-0113
    MA
    Fire Apparatus, Damaging
    12-0112
    $301
    Fire Extinguishers, Tampering With or Damaging
    $51
    HAZMAT, Transporting on other than Approved Routes
    12-0403
    $101
    HAZMAT, Trucks Carrying Following Closer Than 300 Ft
    12-0404
    $201
    Sidewalks, Failure to Remove Snow and Ice
    16-0301
    $51
    Smoking Restrictions
    13-1103
    $100
    JUVENILE RELATED ORDINANCES
    Curfew (Under 16 Years of Age/After 2300 hours)
    9-0218
    Juv Crt
    Curfew (Parent/Guardian Allowing/Permitting Violation)
    9-0218
    $81
    PROPERTY CRIMES
    Destruction of Pub. or Religious Prop. Prohibited
    9-0126
    $201
    Handbills on Parked Vehicles Prohibited
    9-0305
    $101
    Lawn Crossings Prohibited Without Permission of Owner
    9-0308
    $101
    Littering Prohibited
    9-0303
    $131
    Posted Property, Unauthorized Entry Onto (Prkg Lots)
    9-0309
    $101
    Sales of Motor Vehicles on Public or Private Property
    9-0306
    $101
    Swimming in Rivers or Coulees Prohibited
    9-0307
    $101
    Taking or Tampering With a MV W/O Owners Permission
    9-0128
    $251
    Trespassing on Private Property
    9-0127
    $201
    Vehicles To Be Covered When Hauling Trash
    9-0304
    $151
    RAILROAD CARS AND CROSSINGS
    Blocking Traffic
    8-1002
    $101
    Speed Limit (Reasonable and With Due Care)
    8-1001
    $51
    Warning Signals, Vehicle Operators to Obey
    8-1003
    $50
    ROLLERSKATING AND SKATEBOARDS
    Hitching To Other Vehicles Prohibited
    8-1306
    $51
    Roller Skating or Skateboarding on Prohibited Streets
    8-1301
    $51
    TRAFFIC, ACCIDENT RELATED
    Failure to Report An Accident
    8-0311
    $50
    Failure To Have Vehicle Under Control
    8-0303
    $20
    Following Too Close
    8-0517
    $20
    Improper Backing
    8-0520
    $20
    Improper Turns
    8-0503
    $20
    Persons Involved in a 10-50 Must Give Correct Identity/Info.
    8-0313
    $71
    TRAFFIC, CRIMINAL OFFENSES
    Display of False License
    8-0206
    $401
    Driving Under Suspension/Revocation
    8-0201
    $251
    Driving Without Liability Insurance (1st Offense)
    8-0205
    $151
    Driving w/o Liability Insurance (2nd Off. in 18 months)
    8-0205
    $301
    DUI (1st Offense)
    8-0202
    $501
    DUI (2nd Offense in 5ys)
    8-0202
    $701
    Leaving The Scene of An Accident
    8-0204
    $301
    Lending a Driver's License
    8-0206
    $401
    Reckless Driving
    8-0203
    $351
    TRAFFIC, DRIVERS LICENSE
    Allowing Unqualified Person to Operate a MV
    8-0302
    $20
    No DL in Possession
    8-0305
    $20
    Unqualified Operator
    8-0302
    $20
    TRAFFIC, FAILURE TO YIELD RIGHT OF WAY
    Controlled Intersection
    8-0502
    $20
    Emergency Vehicle
    8-0521
    $50
    Entering Street From Alleys or Private Driveways
    8-0512
    $20
    Left Turn Into Private Driveway or Alley
    8-0503
    $20
    Open Intersections
    8-0502
    $20
    Pedestrians at a Intersection
    8-0404
    $50
    TRAFFIC, MISCELLANEOUS
    Blocking Traffic (Driving Two Abreast Thus Hindering Flow)
    8-0518
    $41
    Bike Lanes, Vehicle Traffic Prohibited
    8-1106
    $31
    Bike Paths, Vehicle Traffic Prohibited
    8-1108
    $51
    Body Parts To Remain Within Vehicle
    8-0526
    $131
    Crosswalks, Blocking By Vehicles Prohibited
    8-0405
    $31
    Dikes, Operating a MV on Flood Control Dikes Prohibited
    8-0524
    $51
    Driving on the Left Side of Roadway When NOT Passing
    8-0514
    $20
    Fire Hose, Driving Over Prohibited
    8-0523
    $20
    Funeral Procession or Parade, Driving Thru Prohibited
    8-0522
    $20
    Left Turns Where Prohibited
    8-0510
    $20
    Obstructing View of the Vehicle Operator
    8-0525
    $20
    One-Way Street, Wrong Way
    8-0515
    $20
    Opening Vehicle Doors Into Traffic
    8-0527
    $20
    Passing or Overtaking Where Prohibited
    8-0516
    $20
    Right Turn on Red Where Sign Prohibits
    8-0504
    $20
    Sidewalks, Vehicles Not To Be Driven On
    8-0519
    $20
    Signal Required When Starting, Stopping, or Turning
    8-0513
    $20
    Texting While Driving
    8-0528
    $100
    Traffic Signal, Injuring or Defacing Prohibited
    8-0506
    $20
    Use of Wireless Communication Device Prohibited
    8-0528
    $100
    TRAFFIC, MOTOR VEHICLE EQUIPMENT RELATED
    Auxiliary Lamps, Improper Use
    8-0606
    $20
    Brakes
    8-0613
    $20
    Flag or Light on End of Load
    8-0609
    $20
    Headlight Out
    8-0605
    $20
    Headlights, Failure To Dim
    8-0606
    $20
    Headlights, Failure To Display
    8-0604
    $20
    Horns and Warning Devices
    8-0612
    $20
    Mirrors Required
    8-0614
    $20
    Motor Vehicle Modifications
    8-0619
    $31
    Muffler Required
    8-0617
    $20
    Smoke or Exhaust, Excessive
    8-0618
    $20
    Taillights Out (One taillight = NDCC 39-21-04)
    8-0605
    $20
    Window Tint, Excessive
    8-0615
    $20
    Windshield Wipers Required
    8-0616
    $20
    Windshields To Be Unobstructed (NF if tint)
    8-0615
    $20
    TRAFFIC, PEDESTRIAN
    Disobeying Traffic Signs or Officer by Pedestrian Prohibited
    8-0403
    $20
    Hitchhiking Prohibited
    8-0406
    $20
    Running or Jogging in Parking Facility Prohibited
    8-0408
    $21
    Unloading School Children From MV
    8-0402
    $21
    Walking on Street Prohibited
    8-0407
    $20
    TRAFFIC, SEAT BELTS/CHILD SAFETY BELTS
    Child Safety Restraints
    8-0603
    $25
    Seat Belts To Be Worn
    8-0602
    $20
    TRAFFIC, REC VEHICLES, SNOWMOBILES, BIKES, ETC.
    Attaching Bikes to Vehicles Prohibited
    8-1109
    $20
    Care Required on Bike Path
    8-1107
    $20
    Helmets Required (Re: Motorized Bikes)
    8-1209
    $20
    Motorized Bikes, Footrest Required, Carrying Items, Etc
    8-1207
    $20
    Motorized Bikes, Lamps and other Required Equipment
    8-1208
    $20
    Motorized Bikes, License Plate Required
    8-1210
    $20
    Motorized Bikes, ND Driver's License/Permit Required
    8-1204
    $20
    Motorized Bikes, Parent/Guardian allowing Unlicensed Driver
    8-1211
    $20
    Motorized Bikes, Rider Limitations
    8-1206
    $20
    Number of Persons to be Carried, Bikes or Motorcycles
    8-1101
    $5
    Recreation Veh's: Prohibitions Regarding Use of In City Limits
    8-1201
    $101
    Snowmobiles: Restrictions, Regulations, and Routes
    8-1203
    $20
    Two Abreast, No More Than (Motorcycles or Bikes)
    8-1102
    $5
    TRAFFIC, SIGNS AND SIGNALS
    Disobeying a Stop Sign
    8-0502
    $20
    Driving thru Priv. Prop. To Avoid a Traffic Control Device
    8-0508
    $20
    Flashing Signals (Caution or Red)
    8-0504
    $20
    RR Warning Signals, Motor Vehicle Operators to Obey
    8-1003
    $50
    Traffic Signal Disregarded
    8-0504
    $20
    Unauthorized Sign, Signal, or Marking: Display Prohibited
    8-0507
    $20
    U-Turns Prohibited
    8-0511
    $20
    TRAFFIC, SPEED RELATED

    1-5 over $5
    15 over $15
    25 over $40
    35 over $70
    6 over $6
    16 over $17
    26 over $43
    36 over $73
    7 over $7
    17 over $19
    27 over $46
    37 over $76
    8 over $8
    18 over $21
    28 over $49
    38 over $79
    9 over $9
    19 over $23
    29 over $52
    39 over $82
    10 over $10
    20 over $25
    30 over $55
    40 over $85
    11 over $11
    21 over $28
    31 over $58
    41 over $88
    12 over $12
    22 over $31
    32 over $61
    42 over $91
    13 over $13
    23 over $34
    33 over $64
    43 over $94
    14 over $14
    24 over $37
    34 over $67
    44 over $97
    8-0702
    Care Required in Operating Vehicle
    8-0308
    $30
    Careless Driving (speed related)
    8-0701
    $30
    Exhibition Driving
    8-0309
    $50
    Impeding Traffic
    8-0705
    $20
    Racing
    8-0309.1
    $100
    Speed Limits (School Crosswalk)
    1-10 miles over
    11 miles over
    12 miles over
    $40 + $1 for each mile per hour over 10 mph
    8-0703
    $40
    $41
    $42
    TRAFFIC, TRUCK ROUTES
    Truck Operated on other than Approved Routes
    8-0901
    $101
    Truck Using Columbia Road Overpass
    8-0901
    $101
    TRAFFIC, VEHICLE REGISTRATION
    Failure To Carry Registration Card
    8-0305
    $20
    Failure To Display Current Tabs/Lic. Plates
    8-0301
    $20
    * Shaded Bond Blocks Indicate Criminal Offenses
    * Bond Blocks with "MA" Indicate Mandatory Court Appearance.
    *Any Criminal Offense is a Mandatory Court Appearance