What is an ordinance violation?

An ordinance violation is a charge issued by a municipal government for violating local municipal rules. An ordinance violation is not considered a criminal matter. Ordinance violations are not recorded as criminal charges and no criminal record results from an ordinance violation conviction.

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1. What is an ordinance violation?
2. Where can I find a copy of the ordinance that I am accused of violating?
3. What options do I have available if I receive an ordinance violation?
4. How much is the fine?
5. Is public service work available instead of a fine?
6. Will the ordinance violation affect my driver’s license?
7. Can my ordinance violation be expunged or sealed?
8. Whom can I contact for more information?