If you’ve got an overdue Palm Beach County traffic ticket, office of Palm Beach Clerk & Comptroller Sharon Bock is giving you a break by putting the brakes on collection fees — for one day only.
Bock is offering convenient Saturday hours and opening two offices to the public for “Operation Green Light” on Nov. 8. This special program allows anyone with a county traffic ticket assigned to a collection agency to pay that ticket in full without paying the 40 percent collections surcharge. They will also be able to restore their driving privileges, which may have been suspended, once the fines and late fees are paid.
“We know that there are thousands of people with overdue Palm Beach County traffic tickets. As a result, many are driving with suspended licenses,” Bock said. “Operation Green Light is a chance for people to pay their fine without paying the 40 percent collections surcharge, and the opportunity to restore their driving privileges.”
Late fees will not be waived, but anyone paying overdue tickets during Operation Green Light won’t have to pay the surcharges. That’s a savings of $82.40 on a $206 ticket for going 10 to 15 mph over the speed limit.
“Operation Green Light” is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8 at two locations: the South County Courthouse, 200 W. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach and at the Palm Beach County Criminal Justice Complex, 3228 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach.
Payments will be accepted by cash, check, money order or credit card. Learn more at www.mypalmbeachclerk.com/greenlight.