Payment options

To finalise your infringement you can choose from the following options.

You must action your chosen option within 28 days of your infringement being issued.

If you do not select an option within 28 days the matter will be referred to the State Penalties Enforcement Registry (SPER) for debt collection. If this happen, you may incur further costs.

Pay the infringement in full

Paying your fine in full within 28 days from the date the fine was issued will resolve the matter.

Please use any of the following payment methods:

Request a Voluntary Instalment Plan

If the fine is $200 or more, you can request a Voluntary Instalment Plan.

You must request a voluntary instalment plan within 28 days of the date the fine was issued.

To apply, you will need to visit one of our customer service centres and pay the first $60 instalment with your application.

Your request will then be sent to the State Penalties Enforcement Registry. They will contact you about the payment plan.

Submit a Statutory Declaration

Is your infringement notice for an offence involving a vehicle?

If you own the vehicle, you will be liable even if someone else was in charge of the vehicle at the time.

You can nominate the responsible person by completing a statutory declaration within 28 days of the infringement issue date. The statutory declaration must state you were not driving the vehicle at the time of the offence and it was:

  • Being driven by another person known to you. Please nominate the name and address of the person who was driving at the time of the offence
  • Sold or otherwise disposed of before the offence occurred. Please nominate the name and address of the person the vehicle was sold to as well as the date of sale
  • Being driven by someone you do not know. You must outline the nature of inquiries made to find out the name and address of the person in charge at the relevant time, or
  • Stolen or illegally used. You must provide details of whether the vehicle was stolen or illegally used at the relevant time and include the police report number in your statutory declaration.

If the driver of the vehicle is identified, Council may issue a new infringement notice to them. Council may also begin prosecution against that person.

As the vehicle owner you may be liable if the driver of the vehicle is not identified. Council may also begin prosecution against you.

You must submit the statutory declaration within 28 days of the notice being issued.

Elect a court hearing

You have the right to elect to have this matter dealt with by a Magistrates Court.

To elect a court hearing, you will need to complete:

  • the details on the reverse of the original infringement notice, or
  • an Election for Court Hearing Notification form.

Council must receive the court election within 28 days from the notice issue date.

Before deciding this option, please consider the financial impact if you lose the case. In addition to any penalty a court may impose, you may also be liable for:

  • court costs
  • witness expenses
  • legal expenses.

For more information, please call us on 07 3412 3412 or email us at council@logan.qld.gov.au