Municipal Court

Our Mission

The mission of Tacoma Municipal Court, as an independent and impartial branch of  city government, is to promote respect for law, society and individual rights; provide open, accessible and effective forums for dispute resolution; resolve legal matters in a just, efficient and timely manner and assure the dignified and fair treatment of all parties.

Summary of Services
Tacoma Municipal Court is a court of limited jurisdiction hearing the following cases:

  • Traffic and non-traffic infractions
  • Criminal and criminal-traffic misdemeanors and gross misdemeanors


Tacoma Municipal Court Seal
Link to TacomaFIRST 311 from the City of Tacoma

County City Building
Room 841
930 Tacoma Avenue South
Tacoma, WA 98402-2181
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Clerk's Office
(253) 591-5357

Monday - Friday
8 AM - 5 PM

Counter Service
Monday - Friday
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Telephone Service
Monday - Friday
9 AM - 12 PM
1 PM - 4 PM