Administrative Citations

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Administrative citations are a tool the county uses to make sure its ordinances are followed. They are a non-criminal penalty which may be issued to a person or business when ordinance rules are broken. The penalty includes a fine amount that varies depending on the rule broken. Administrative citations are covered in section 6 of the Ramsey County Administrative Ordinance.

Not following the requirements of county ordinances may result in an administrative citation being issued. These are the current civil penalties for ordinance violations:

What to do if you receive a citation

Paying the fine

Requesting an appeal