Municipal Court

COVID-19 impacts

In an effort to support social distancing and slow the spread of COVID-19, any business with the Court should be conducted remotely. For those currently scheduled to appear in Wheat Ridge Municipal Court, cases are being handled via video conferencing, a plea by mail, or by utilizing the online payment option. 

Municipal Court staff are available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. by calling 303-235-2835, faxing 303-235-2829 or by email

Please read Court Order 20-1 COVID-19 prior to appearing in Court.  

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Wheat Ridge Municipal Court is a limited jurisdiction court and acts as a check and balance on the legislative and executive branches of government. The Court has jurisdiction over: The penalty for most criminal matters carry up to a $2,650.00 fine and up to 364 days in jail.

Court is in session Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Please check the calendar for closures on legal holidays.

For additional information about your court appearance, the rules and procedures, please review our FAQs.