Municipal Court   

Department Purpose
The Municipal Court processes violations of City Ordinances resulting from citizen complaints, traffic citations and misdemeanor arrests. The Municipal Court also issues Peddlers, Solicitors and Itinerant Merchant Permits.

Departmental Objectives
  • To maintain accurate permanent records of all citations and payments thereof.
  • To prepare for and administer fair and competent hearings and trials.
  • To keep accurate records of collection of fines.
Mission Statement
The mission of the Dayton Municipal Court is to serve all citizens in a courteous, efficient and professional manner and to provide a forum for justice to ensure that all citizens served by the Dayton Municipal Court are treated fairly and equally without regard to race, sex or religion, while abiding by all applicable guidelines and laws.