Municipal Court

Traffic Court, Minor Alcohol/Drug Court, Earnings Tax Court, Truancy Court, and Problem Property Court


St. Louis Municipal Court is a court of law with jurisdiction limited to St. Louis City. It typically addresses "violations of city ordinances and may also have jurisdiction over certain civil cases and criminal cases.  

The Municipal Court handles the following cases:

  • Traffic
  • Minor Alcohol/Drug
  • Earnings Tax
  • Truancy
  • Problem Property

Your Rights

Find the statement of your rights in Municipal Court in English, Armenian, Bosnian, French, Spanish and Vietnamese.

News and Announcements

  • Updated Information for Attorneys During COVID-19
    Updated information for attorneys with cases in Municipal Court during the suspension of court sessions
    Press release | Municipal Court | 04/01/2020
  • Updated Information for Defendants During COVID-19
    Clerk’s office closed during COVID 19. All court dates are continued. Warrants will not be issued. Clerk's Office available by phone: (314) 622-3231.
    Press release | Municipal Court | 04/01/2020
  • For Attorneys
    Information for attorneys with cases in Municipal Court during the COVID-19 suspension of face-to-face court sessions
    News/Announcement | Municipal Court | 03/20/2020
  • For Defendants
    Information for defendants with cases in Municipal Court about court dates during COVID-19 suspension of face to face court sessions
    News/Announcement | Municipal Court | 03/20/2020
  • Continuances by Phone due to COVID 19
    City Court will grant telephone requests for continuances as part of the City’s response to the COVID-19 coronavirus
    News/Announcement | Municipal Court | 03/13/2020
  • City of St. Louis Municipal Courts to Offer Amnesty Program February 24-27, 2020
    Outstanding bench warrants to be canceled; older minor offenses reviewed.
    Press release | Municipal Court,Office of the Mayor | 02/14/2020

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Contact Information

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Phone: (314) 622-3231
Fax: (314) 622-3223

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday except City Holidays

1520 Market , Suite #1120
St. Louis, Missouri 63103

Two blocks west of City Hall.
Municipal Court entrance is on the west side of the building along 16th street.

Metered parking is available in front of the building on Market or Kiel Center garage on Clark.

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