Municipal Court

COVID-19 impacts

In an effort to support social distancing and slow the spread of COVID-19, effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020, all Wheat Ridge City facilities will be closed through Sunday, March 29, 2020. This closure includes, but is not limited to, public business and activities at City Hall including Municipal Court and all other public City facilities.

Municipal Court is canceled for all in-person appearances through March 29, 2020.  The Court window is also closed.  If you are currently scheduled to appear in Wheat Ridge Municipal Court during the closure, staff members will be attempting to contact you and reschedule your court date.   In the event you have not been contacted to reschedule your court appearance date, please contact the Municipal Court Office, during normal business hours, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday - Friday by phone: 303-235-2835 or by email; by fax at 303-235-2829 and some court payments are accepted by utilizing the online payments system. 

Find more information about COVID-19 impacts here.

Responsibilities


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.