Municipal Court

Please note: Clerks are not licensed attorneys and cannot provide legal advice. Please allow 2 working days before contacting the court.

The Municipal Court has jurisdiction over Class C misdemeanors issued by city police officers, code enforcement and animal control officials most of which include traffic violations, city ordinance, parking, juvenile offenses and parking violations


The mission of the Municipal Court is to provide an accessible legal forum for individuals to have their court matters heard fairly, efficiently while providing a high level of integrity, professionalism and customer service.

Payment Options

Fines are subject to change, contact the court for correct amount.

Forms of payment are: Cash, Cashier’s Check, Money Order, Visa & Mastercard (some violations may be paid online at Court Payments. Personal checks are NOT accepted.

Any transactions that are done by credit card will incur a 2.75% (two point seven five percent) processing fee on the total transaction amount. The City of Keene will no longer accept debit card transactions. 

Drive Up Drop Box

A 24-hour drive up drop box is located to the far left of the parking lot if you are facing the front doors of City Hall. Located off on the driver’s side of the curb for you to drive right up to.

Do not include cash. Write the citation number on your payment. Payments are made payable to City of Keene.

In Case of Emergency

In case of emergency or weather conditions check the City of Keene website and social media sites for updates for court cancellations or juror information cancellations.

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