Ticketing &  Information

For questions about this information and more, contact the Oberlin Police Department at 440-774-1061 or Police@OberlinPD.com

General Information

Parking Tickets

Parking tickets written under City Ordinance may be paid by mail with a check or money order made payable to “The City of Oberlin”. Parking tickets may also be paid in person at the Police Station, 85 South Main Street (State Route 58) by cash, check, or money order; we are unable to accept payment for parking tickets by credit or debit cards at this time.


Traffic tickets for moving and non-moving offenses are accepted at the Oberlin Municipal Court during regular business hours (8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.) Monday through Friday. After regular business hours, Monday through Friday, and weekends or holidays, traffic tickets may be paid at the Police Station. Payments for Oberlin Municipal Court may be made by cash, money orders or credit cards. Payments can now be made on-line by clicking here.  No personal checks are accepted. Persons wishing to pay traffic fines or waivers must provide an original (blue copy) of the ticket at the time of payment. Some traffic offenses are not waiverable. The following is a partial list of violations for which a personal appearance in Court is required:

  • Driving Under the Influence
  • Reckless Operation
  • Driving under Suspension
  • Drag Racing
  • Passing a Stopped School Bus (with lights flashing)
  • Allowing an Unlicensed Driver to Operate a Vehicle


The Oberlin Police Department now offers WebCheck electronic fingerprinting for occupations or licensing requiring digital submission for civilian background checks

Fingerprinting Fees for this service:

  • BCI Only:   $27.00
  • FBI Only:   $30.00
  • BCI & FBI: $57.00
  • Hard copy FBI applicant cards can still be rolled for $5.00

Fingerprinting can be done 24/7, but please call (440) 774-1061 first to ensure the booking area is available.

To fill out a request for background check for fingerprinting, complete the following form and deliver it to the department: View Form



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