The Municipal Court for the City of St. Charles is a division of the Circuit Court of St. Charles County. Cases in the Municipal Court involve alleged violation of the City of St. Charles laws. If you have received a ticket for a municipal ordinance violation, you have certain rights and responsibilities. The purpose of the information on the website is to help you understand these rights and responsibilities. You can view all of your rights and duties in Municipal Court in this FAQ document (PDF). You can also view this FAQ document in Spanish (PDF).
The Municipal Court Code provides that the Municipal Court shall be subject to the rules of the Circuit Court and to the rules of the State Supreme Court. The Municipal Court shall be subject to the general administrative authority of the Presiding Judge of the St. Charles County Circuit Court, and the Municipal Judge and Court personnel of such Court shall obey his / her directives.
Cases in the St. Charles Municipal Court involve alleged violations of the City of St. Charles ordinances. If you received a ticket / summons for a municipal ordinance, you have certain rights and responsibilities.