Police Department

Traffic Camera Enforcement

For online payments, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, visit the Gates Mills Traffic Camera Tickets page on the Lyndhurst Municipal Court website.
https://www.lyndhurstmunicipalcourt.org/departments/camera-tickets/gates-mills-camera-tickets/ or call 877-341-9588.

To contest a photo enforcement citation please visit the Lyndhurst Municipal Court website or call 440-461-6500 x 153 M-F(8:00 am - 4:00 pm) EST.

Traffic Camera Enforcement Information:

The Village of Gates Mills operates a photo traffic enforcement program pursuant to Codified Ordinances Chapter 318.

The Gates Mills Police Department is compliant with all Ohio law pertaining to photo traffic enforcement.  

Traffic Camera Enforcement – Photo Enforcement Signs:

For automated photo enforcement, the Village of Gates Mills has posted a fixed sign at every entrance to the Village to advise motorists of the photo enforcement program and speed limits.  Click here to view  a map of camera locations.

To view the calibration records for the traffic cameras click on any of the links below:

2023 automated camera certificates

Eastbound: US 322 (East of West Hill Drive

Westbound: US 322 (East of Fox Hill Drive)

Frequently Asked Questions:

Here are some frequently asked questions concerning the automated speed and traffic enforcement program:

Q:     I received a photo citation in the mail.  How do I pay this citation?
A:     Payment for photo citations can be made by clicking here

Q:      What are my rights as a motorist, vehicle owner, or entity upon receiving a civil violation?
A:      Please refer to Gates Mills Codified Ordinance  Chapter 318.05 concerning these rights.  

Q:     Did the Ohio Supreme Court outlaw traffic cameras in 2022?
A:      No, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled how traffic camera violations are adjudicated in court and how they impact local government funding.  Traffic cameras are still legal in Ohio.

Q:     I thought the traffic cameras were no longer allowed to be used, is this true?
A:     In certain cities the traffic cameras have been banned by a vote from that community.  This does not apply to The Village of Gates Mills.

Q:     Do the traffic cameras violate my Constitutional rights?
A:     No,  the Ohio Supreme Court stated the cameras do not violate any person’s Constitutional rights.  To read an article about the Ohio Supreme Court decision click here.

Q:     Does a police officer have to be present at the traffic cameras?
A:     No, effective July 26, 2017, the Ohio Supreme Court has ruled an officer need not be present.  To read the Ohio Supreme Court decision click here.  

Q:     Can I contest the citation that was filed against me?
A:   To contest a photo enforcement citation please visit the Lyndhurst Municipal Court website or call 877-341-9588

Q:     Although the vehicle is registered to me, I was not driving.  Can I transfer liability of the citation?
A:     Yes, transfer of liability can be transferred by completing the Transfer of Liability Form and filing with the court.

Q:     My question is not listed here, how do I obtain additional information?
A:     You can send an e-mail to police@gatesmillsvillage.com.

 

 

 

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