Municipal Court

City of Canton Municipal Court provides an accessible legal forum for individuals to have their court matters heard in a fair and efficient manner while providing a high level of integrity, professionalism and customer service.

Please wear a face mask to your court appearance.

Court Operating Procedures in Response to COVID-19



Click here for directions to the Public Safety & Municipal Court Building at 151 Elizabeth Street Canton, Ga 30114

Court Dates & Time



Arraignments: 9 a.m. & 2 p.m.

January 8, February 12, March 11, April 8 (Moved to May 20) , (May 13 cancelled and moved to June 3), June 3, July 15, August 19, September 2, October 14, November 11 & December 2

Trials: 9 a.m.

January 22, February 26, March 25,  (April 22 cancelled and moved to May 27), May 27, June 10, July 22, August 26, September 9, October 28, November 18 & December 9

How To Pay Your Citation

  • Online:
  • At Public Safety and Municipal Court Building  located at 151 Elizabeth Street
  • By Phone: 1.800.262.0128

Accident Reports

Accident reports can be picked up at the Police Department. Note: There is a $5 fee.

Dress Code & Rules

By order of the Honorable Municipal Court Judge and the Chief of Police, the following is the enforced dress code of the City of Canton Municipal Court. Failure to comply with the dress code will result in you being denied immediate access to Municipal Court and having your hearing postponed until the end of the court session.

Garment Wear:

You should dress business casual.

  • All shirts must be tucked within your pants
  • All pants must be worn at waist level

Restricted Garments:

  • No Pajamas
  • Shorts / Mini Skirts
  • Torn Pants
  • Tank Tops / No Bare Shoulders
  • Halter Tops
  • Hats
  • Sunglasses
  • Wallets with Chains
  • Sweat Bands / Doo Rags
  • Visible Undergarments
  • Garments with inappropriate graphics or wording

Electronic Devices:

  • All electronic devices must be turned off or placed in silent mode
  • No cameras or audio recording devices are allowed within the Municipal Court, without prior approval of the court

Personal Items:

  • No purses or bags will be allowed within the Municipal Court
  • Only case related documentation is allowed within the Municipal Court

Smoking is prohibited in Brown Park, on City of Canton streets and sidewalks.

All documentation is subject to inspection

Contact Municipal Court

Teresa Fitts
Municipal Court Clerk, 770.704.1546,