The Bellevue Municipal Court handles citations issued in the Village of Bellevue for traffic and non-traffic ordinance violations. The Court's primary function is to administer justice and hold individuals accountable for their actions when found guilty of local ordinance violations. The Court imposes fines and costs, collects those fines and costs, as well as imposes and collects restitution and other miscellaneous fees. Individuals can call the Municipal Court Clerk at 884-1077 ext. 4 to receive information about the amount and due date for fines. You can obtain information about reopening a case and the extension of time to pay fines as well.
When is Municipal Court?
Effective April 15, 2015, Municipal Court is held the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month at 8:30 a.m. for adults and on the 1st Wednesday of the month at 10:00 a.m. for juveniles with the exception of changes in the Judges Schedule. Please call the court for specific dates and times at 884-1077 ext 4.
Pretrials with the Village Attorney are held the 1st Wednesday of the month at 11:30 a.m. by appointment only.
Where is the Municipal Court held?
- Court is held at the Village of Bellevue Public Safety Building at 3100 Eaton Road
- Doors open 45 minutes prior to court. No food or drink is allowed.
What should I do if I receive a ticket in the Village of Bellevue?
Pay the ticket before the court date as stated on the ticket.
Appear in court on the court date and enter your plea of "not guilty", "guilty" or "no contest".
Write a letter to the court or submit a completed not guilty form to the court before the court date and enter a plea of "not guilty" at which time you will be sent a notice to appear for a pre-trial conference with the Village of Bellevue prosecutor.
If you do not take one of the above options, on the day you are scheduled to appear in court, a default verdict of guilty will be charged against you. You will be sent a notice that we have found you guilty and that your fine will be due and payable by a certain date.
Failure to pay your fine by the due date will result in one or more of the following actions being taken: A warrant will be issued for your arrest, your driver's license will be suspended, referral to a collection agency, and/or interception of your State tax refund.
The Village of Bellevue Municipal Court now accepts payments online.
Go to: https://www.govpaynow.com/gps/user/