Municipal Court

Court Offices will operate Monday -Thursday from 7:30am - 6:30pm and will be closed on Fridays.

Most citations can be paid online at or via an automated phone system by calling 678-359-2783. 

Failure to appear or pay your citation may result in a warrant being issued for your arrest and your driver’s license may be suspended. Please be aware that court will start on time. Late arrival may result in additional fees and failure to appear warrants,

Jurisdiction and Composition

The Municipal Court has jurisdiction over violations of State law and local ordinances that occur within the city limits of Riverdale.

These violations include most traffic-related violations and some misdemeanors charges such as:

  • DUI
  • Shoplifting less than $500.00
  • Possession of marijuana, less than 1 oz.

The Municipal Court is comprised of two divisions:

  • Traffic Court
  • Environmental Court

Traffic Court adjudicates most infractions that violate state law. Environmental Court is responsible for adjudicating violations of local ordinances. 

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The Court also has a Probation Division which monitors defendants who have been ordered to complete special conditions by the Court, as well as those who must pay fines and fees as assessed by the Court.

Riverdale Municipal Court Customer Survey

We are conducting a survey to learn about our citizens’ court experience. Would you be willing to help us evaluate the court by answering some questions? We realize your time is valuable and we sincerely appreciate your taking the time to complete this survey. Thank you.

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