Jurisdiction

Misdemeanors & Violations


The municipal court has jurisdiction in several different areas of the law including:
  • C Misdemeanors - Offenses that are punishable by a fine not to exceed $500, including public intoxication, theft under $50, disorderly conduct, alcohol and tobacco offenses involving minors, assault violations, etc.
  • City Ordinance Violations - Violations of city codes including those for fire safety, zoning public health and sanitation, animal control, etc.
  • Traffic Violations - Includes moving and non-moving violations, commercial vehicle violations, failure to maintain financial responsibility, no driver's license, etc.