City Courts

The Municipal Court is the judicial branch of the city government and has jurisdiction over all cases involving violations of the provisions of the Ferguson charter, code, and other ordinances of the city.

Court is held at 

222 S. Florissant Rd.
Ferguson, MO. 63135

Hours of Operation 

Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Payment Window closes at 4:30 p.m.
Payment Window will close at 3:30 p.m. on Mondays when court is in session.

Payments can also be made online at

Municipal Judge

The court is presided over by the municipal judge who is appointed by the City Council on the nomination of the city manager for a term of two years. Cases handled by the municipal court consist primarily of:
  • Zoning / Building violations
  • Traffic violations
  • Non-traffic violations (shoplifting, assault, nuisances, narcotics and liquor violations, peace disturbances, etc.)
Municipal Court Judge: 
Municipal Prosecutor: Stephanie Karr 

Court Sessions

Three sessions are held by the court per month (two night and one day sessions) at the Ferguson Police Department Municipal Court Building. Please see the Municipal Court Calendar for court dates and times.