All Not-Guilty and No-Contest Pleas require a personal appearance at the Court
Where is the court located?
Mayor’s Court is held at Parma Heights City Hall, 6281 Pearl Road in the Council Chambers.
Will the Officer that issued the citation be present in court?
No, the officer is not present. If the Magistrate feels the need to have the officer present, he may continue the court date in which to do so.
Can I speak with the Magistrate or Prosecutor before my court date?
You can request to speak to the Prosecutor prior to your plea.
Do I have to pay my court costs and fines the day of court?
Yes, payment is expected on the day of court.
Do I have to pay court costs if I waive my ticket?
Yes, you will pay court costs if you waive your appearance in court and pay a fine. However, the fine can be less than, the same or at the discretion of the Magistrate.
Do I have to appear in Court or can I pay a waiver fine?
The officer normally checks the box, located on the lower portion of the ticket, indicating whether or not your appearance is required.
What form of payment must I have when paying a ticket?
We accept Master Card, Visa, money order, personal check, cash and online payments. You can contact the Court prior to your court appearance date to pay your ticket in person or by mail. You must pay the ticket on or before your scheduled court date. Checks and money orders made to Parma Heights Mayor’s Court.
Where do I go if I received a citation from speed detection cameras in school zones?
You must go to Parma Municipal Court. All information on how to pay your fine or request a hearing in Parma Municipal Court will be included on the citation. All questions regarding the speed detection cameras are to be directed to Parma Municipal Court 440-887-7400.
How do I request a continuance?
You can request a continuance by contacting the Court Cleark PRIOR to your court date at 440.884.9603. A $5.00 continuance fee will be added to your costs and fines.
How many points are associated with a typical moving violation?
Most moving violations are 2 points.
How many points can I get before I lose my license?
12 points on your license will result in a suspension.
How long do points stay on my license?
Points stay on your license for 2 years.
Where can I go regarding evictions and small claims court?
You must go to a Municipal Court: if you live in Parma Heights that would be Parma Municipal Court on Powers Blvd.
City of Parma Heights
City of Parma Heights
6281 Pearl Road
Parma Heights, Ohio 44130
Monday - Friday
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.