Ferguson Municipal Court

The Municipal Division 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

All Court Proceeding are open to the public.

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.
Full and Partial Payments can be made online at www.trafficpayment.com.
or by calling Traffic Payment at 1-800-444-1187.

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: Judge William Goldstein
Municipal Prosecutor: Lee Clayton Goodman

Court Sessions

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

Policy Updates

​Updates have been made to the following policies.  Should you have any questions, contact the Court Administrator.