Municipal Court & Violations Bureau

The Joint Municipal Court is a legislatively empowered court of limited jurisdiction deriving its judicial powers from the state constitution and administered under the authority of the New Jersey State Supreme Court.

Jurisdiction
  • Disorderly Persons / Petty Disorderly Persons Offense (DP/DPD Offenses)
  • Division of Fish and Wildlife Violations
  • Forest and Park Violations
  • Motor Vehicle / Traffic and Parking Violations
  • Violations of Municipal Ordinances
  • Violations of Penalty Enforcement Act
  • Weights and Measures Violations
  • Any other proceedings where jurisdictions is granted by statute
Payment for violations can be made by check, cash, credit card, or money order. Some violations can be paid with a credit card online

Mission
The mission of the Joint Municipal Court is to provide for independent, fair, and impartial administration of justice in a timely and efficient manner.