Municipal Court

Court Appearances
Walk-in Court Times – Courtroom 1

Monday – Friday
9:00 AM
11:00 AM
*1:00 PM
3:00 PM
4:00 PM
5:00 PM (Thursday only, Juveniles only)
6:00 PM (Thursday only)
*Criminal arraignments also scheduled at this time.
Report to cashier’s window before entering courtroom at least 30 minutes before court session begins.

Municipal Court Hours: 8 am – 5 pm Monday-Friday, 8 am – 7 pm Thursday

Municipal Court Location
201 SE Fourth Avenue     PO Box 1366     Amarillo, TX 79105-1366     Phone: 806-378-3072     Fax: 806-378-9317
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  Amarillo Police Department and City of Amarillo Municipal Court
Anti-Distracted Driving Campaign April 10-14

The Amarillo Police Department, in cooperation with the City of Amarillo Municipal Court, will conduct a week-long effort to educate the public and reduce distracted driving with an emphasis on dangers of texting while driving. Information and materials of the dangers of texting while driving will be available in the lobby of Municipal Court and school liaison officers will distribute information to teen drivers at local high schools. APD officers will be watching for drivers using their cell phones in violation of City Ordinance 16-3-154.
Please, join us in keeping all citizens safe on our roads and highways.

Don’t Let Hello Be A Goodbye. Drive Phone Free Amarillo!

Mission Statement

The City of Amarillo Municipal Court serves to provide an independent forum for the fair and impartial administration of justice, applying and enforcing the rules and laws of the United States and the State of Texas as well as the ordinances of the City of Amarillo. The Court is committed to providing those we serve with courteous, prompt and efficient customer service, consistent with principles of due process and equality under the law.


Cases that are filed in Municipal Court include (but are not limited to) environmental violations, traffic violations, Class C misdemeanors, and violations of City ordinance.

Traffic Violations

Traffic violations include moving and non-moving violations, commercial vehicle violations, failure to maintain financial responsibility, no drivers’ license, etc.

Parking Violations

Parking violations include overtime parking, parking in violation of City ordinance, parking in prohibited zone, parking in handicapped zone, parking in a fire lane, etc.

Class C Misdemeanors

Class C misdemeanors (crimes punishable by a maximum fine of $500) include: public intoxication, theft (less than $100), disorderly conduct, minors in possession of alcohol, possession of drug paraphernalia, etc.

Violations of City Ordinance

Includes violations of juvenile curfew, park curfew, environmental violations (pollution, land-development violations, health and safety violations associated with food service establishments, rubbish at a residence, and animal violations),etc.