Municipal Court

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Municipal Court sessions are open to the public.

Mask recommended for unvaccinated.

Through the authority of the Colorado State Statutes and the city home rule charter, the Steamboat Springs Municipal Court has jurisdiction over alleged misdemeanor municipal code and traffic violations within the city limits.

Certain charges require a court appearance, while others may be resolved by simply paying a fine. The Municipal Court is a court of record and court employees are not permitted to provide legal advice. However, they are happy to answer procedural questions. 

Judges are not allowed to discuss your court case on the phone. Submit your request in writing or call the court clerk's office to be added on to a court docket.

Check Your Summons:

  • Issuing Agency
  • Court Location
  • Date & Time of Court Appearance

Municipal Court Judges

  • Presiding Judge: Paul Sachs
  • Deputy Judge: Jonathan Melvin
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  1. Municipal Court


    Physical Address
    137 10th Street
    Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

    Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 775088
    Steamboat Springs, CO 80477

    Phone: 970-871-8277
    Fax: 970-879-8851

    Hours
    Monday - Thursday
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Online Payments

 Payments (Tickets) may also be paid by:

  • Phone: Call 970.871.8277 and pay via credit card
  • Mail: Follow the instructions on your ticket and pay with a personal check or money order. Please reference your ticket number on your check and include a copy of your ticket.
  • In Person: At City Hall, 137 10th Street. After hours payments can be made in the outside drop box.