The Bonds and Fines Section of the Finance Division is comprised of 9 full time support personnel who collect all traffic and criminal fines. Personnel attend court to obtain records of fines ordered by District Judges.
Individuals who have been issued traffic tickets or have been assessed fines by the courts may pay these costs in person or by mail. Office hours are from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Additionally, a voice recording of all traffic fines is accessible 24 hours a day at (985) 783-6437.
Collections & Use
Twice a month, the monies from all tickets that have been passed through court as satisfied are disbursed to the various parish and state agencies or bond refunds are issued to the appropriate individual. Bonds and Fines processed $3 million during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016.