Mayor’s Court

Grove City’s Mayor’s Court hears all misdemeanor offenses that take place within Grove City.

For information regarding fines, court costs, appearances, procedures or any other matter, contact the Clerk of Court’s office at 614-277-1715.

Visit the Citation Payment web page to pay your citation online.


Mayor’s Court | Effective Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Attendance/appearance in Mayor’s Court is limited to defendants and attorneys only. Defendants bringing minors must call the clerk to discuss a continuance.

  • The court entrance will be locked and attendees will be permitted in upon arrival.
    1. Individuals will be directed to a check-in and verification station. Attendees must answer the symptom survey questionnaire and submit to a temperature check.
    2. If a symptomatic temperature is detected, the individual will be denied access to court and offered a continuance.
    3. Staff will close the area and decontaminate all surfaces.
  • After completing the survey, visitors/defendants will check in with the clerk.
  • All individuals entering Mayor’s Court shall wear face coverings, the City will provide one if necessary.
  • Defendants may be directed to wait in the court room, maintaining six-foot distancing. If seating is not available in the court room, the defendant will wait outside.  The clerk will call or text the defendant to advise when seating becomes available.
  • Waiting in the lobby is not permitted. The lobby is dedicated to the check-in/verification station and clerk transactions.

Grove City’s Mayor’s Court hears all misdemeanor offenses that take place within Grove City. Exceptions include: second offense driving under the influence (OVI), second offense driving under DUI suspension and domestic violence cases.

Mayor’s Court is administered by a Mayor-appointed magistrate and cases are heard each Wednesday.

  • 9 a.m. Failure to comply with previous court orders
  • 10 a.m. Criminal cases and minor traffic arraignments
  • 11 a.m. Cases requiring interpreters
  • 1 p.m. Pre-trial cases
  • 2:30 p.m. Driving under suspension, OVI and major traffic offenses
  • 3:30 p.m. Trial cases

For information regarding fines, court costs, appearances, procedures or any other matter, contact the Clerk of Court’s office at 614-277-1715.

Visit the Citation Payment web page to pay your citation online.

Our Location

Mayor’s Court
3360 Park Street, Grove City, OH 43123
Phone: 614-277-1715
Fax: 614-277-1793
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Proof of Insurance

It is the law in the State of Ohio that everyone must provide proof of insurance when asked by a law enforcement officer. If you did not provide proof to the officer at the time of your stop, you must bring proof to your court appearance or before you pay your fine. Fax insurance information to 614-277-1793 or call 614-277-1715 to make arrangements to mail.

Proof of insurance is required on the vehicle you were driving on the date and time you were cited. Failure to provide proof may result in your license being suspended for a minimum of 90 days.

Appeal Process

If you are found guilty in the Grove City Mayor's Court you have the right to appeal your case to the Franklin County Municipal court, pursuant to ORC section 1905.23. You have 10 days (including weekends) from the date of conviction to file an appeal with the Grove City Mayor's Court.

Assistance

Our staff is committed to assisting you with questions about your case. All emails are routinely checked and processed. Please contact us at 614-277-1715 with questions or concerns. Visit the Citation Payment web page to pay your citation online.

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