Cleveland Heights Municipal Court

Cleveland Heights Municipal Court

40 Severance Circle
Cleveland Heights, OH 44118
Phone: ( 216) 291-4901

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The Cleveland Heights Municipal Court was established along with other municipal courts, by legislature in 1953 under Chapter 1901.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. The City of Cleveland Heights Court has jurisdiction within the corporate limits of The City of Cleveland Heights and is a court of record.

Mission Statement

The goal of The Cleveland Heights Municipal Court is to maintain a fair, impartial and speedy resolution of the matters brought before it without unnecessary delays, and to safeguard the rights of the litigants in civil or criminal actions. It is with this goal in mind that we have developed this website for your convenience and information, and we hope that you find it informative.

About the Court

This court is the Municipal Court for The City of Cleveland Heights. Generally, it handles traffic and misdemeanor criminal charges arising in The City of Cleveland Heights as well as civil matters arising in this City whose demand for relief does not exceed $15,000. This court also has a small claims division which handles complaints in which the demand for relief does not exceed $6,000.


Unless otherwise authorized by law,
no person shall knowingly possess,
convey, or attempt to convey a
deadly weapon or dangerous
ordinance onto these premises.
Posted Pursuant to the Ohio Revised Ohio.

Hours of Operation

The Court is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. It is closed on weekends and legal holidays.


The above schedule is subject to change. This schedule changes whenever there is a Legal Holiday.

Contact the Court

General Questions: (216) 291-4901

Criminal - Traffic - Housing: (216) 291-4901 Option #3

Civil - (216) 291-4901 Option #4

Juror Information: (216) 291-4901 Option #7

Fax Number: (216) 291-2459
Sorry we do not accept payments over the phone. Please make payments in person, by mail or the drop box located in front of Cleveland Heights City Hall.
Courtroom Sessions Days & Times

Monday Civil Court 8:30 a.m.
Housing Docket
10:00 a.m.
Sentencing 1:00 p.m.
Civil Docket
1:30 p.m.
Tuesday Criminal Arraignments 8:30 a.m.
Special Hearing Docket
10:30 a.m.
Pre-Trials 1:30 p.m.

Eviction Docket

8:30 a.m.

Traffic Arraignments

9:30 a.m.
  DUS Arraignments
1:00 p.m.
  DUS Trials 2:30 p.m.
Thursday Trials 9:00 a.m.
Traffic Trials 1:30 p.m.
Friday Jury Trials 9:30 a.m.
Time-to-Pay Docket
9:30 a.m.