Litter Fines

Litter Penalties Effective 2006

The amounts shown include court costs.
Violation Penalty
Littering lighted debris (cigarette butt)
$1,025
Littering an amount less than or equal to 1 cubic foot
$103
Littering an amount greater than a cubic foot but less than a cubic yard
Up to $1,000 and 90 days in jail
Littering an amount greater than a cubic yard
Up to $5,000 and up to 1 year in jail
Failure to secure load
$216
Failure to secure load - first degree (causing bodily harm to another)
Up to $5,000 and/or up to 1 year in jail
Failure to secure load - second degree (causing damage to property of another)
Up to $1,000 and/or up to 90 days in jail
Throwing dangerous materials on the roadway
$1,025