The Municipal Court has jurisdiction over violations of City Charter provisions and City Ordinances. Court proceedings are governed by City Ordinances, Colorado Municipal Court Rules, and Colorado State Statutes. Court employees are not allowed to give legal advice, but will be happy to answer procedural questions.
The Municipal Court handles various types of traffic and criminal violations. Many of the traffic violations are payable prior to Court, but most criminal violations require an appearance in person before a Municipal Judge. Citations involving an animal are considered criminal violations.
Please note that Drivers License, Registration, License Plate, and driving under the influence (DUI) related offenses are all handled by the Teller County Combined Court. You may contact them at 719-689-2574 or visit the Colorado Judicial Branch website.
Colorado State House Bill 23-1182 - Requirement for Remote Public Access to Observe Criminal Court Proceedings.
The Court finds that it does not have the present staffing or technological capacity to monitor and manage a full-time remote observation platform as described in HB23-1182 or CJD 23-02. Similarly, the Court does not have the capacity to maintain the necessary level of remote access contemplated by the presumptively flexible hearing types set forth in Section IV of CJD 23-03.
Americans with Disability Act (ADA)
It is the policy of the Woodland Park Municipal Court to fully comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. It is the goal of this Court to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. Should a specific accommodation be needed, please notify the court prior to your Court appearance at 719-687-5207 or notify the Clerk in the Courtroom on your Court date.
Court is in session every second and fourth Wednesday of the month unless otherwise stated. Juvenile Court is held on the fourth Wednesday of each month.
Looking for additional resources or support? Please visit the Colorado Municipal Court website.