Court: Traffic Tickets

Traffic Court, Fines & Payment - 180 Lockwood Boulevard 


Traffic Court sessions are scheduled on Monday afternoons, Wednesday and Thursday. Contact the court for specific information. Please have your ticket or warrant number ready when you call. If you do not wish to appear in traffic court, you may post the bond amount of your ticket.

If your ticket is marked "Appearance Required," you must appear in court or a bench warrant may be issued for your arrest. Please call the court to confirm the bond amount for your violation if you have any questions. Fines are due on the day of court.

Fine Payments

You may pay in person at the Municipal Court on Lockwood Boulevard. Cash, certified checks, Money Orders, debit cards, or credit cards only - personal checks are not accepted for payment. The cashiers window is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

You may prefer to mail in your payment. Only a cashier's check or money order will be accepted for payment by mail made payable to the City of Charleston. Be sure to include your ticket number and current address. A receipt will be mailed to you.


View the Court Docket Schedules.