Section 16-118 - “Public Urination”
Effective July 1, 2004 individuals who receive a Criminal Court Summons citing a violation of Section 16-118 of the N.Y.C. Administrative Code - “Section 16-118 - Public Urination” are eligible to plead guilty and pay a $50 fine by mail. This program is available to persons charged with this petty offense only, and only if no other summonses are issued to the individual at the same time.
In order to plead guilty by mail you must send the following:
the plea form, completed and signed
the summons you received
check or money order for $50 made payable to NYC Criminal Court (DO NOT SEND CASH) with the summons number written on the payment
The above items must be mailed within 10 days of the date that the summons was issued, to:
N.Y.C. Criminal Court
P.O. Box 555
New York, NY 10013-0555
If you plead guilty by mail, you do not need to appear in Court.
To participate download and complete the form.