Municipal Court

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Operational Changes

In an effort to reduce the transmission of COVID-19, the City of McKinney has adopted the following measures to protect our customers and employees.

Our facility is closed. Find out how to conduct business electronically.

How to conduct business with the Municipal Court:

Online -

  • Enter written pleas for a citation or charge
  • Pay fines and citations using a credit or debit card. Visa, Mastercard or Discover are accepted.

Email -

Requests made by email should include case or citation number, full name, date of birth, address including apartment or trailer number and telephone number.

  • Ask a question about your citation or charge
  • Enter written pleas for a citation or charge and pay fines
  • Apply for a payment plan or request additional time to pay
  • Request deferred disposition probation
  • Apply for a compliance dismissal
  • Submit documents
  • Request a driving safety course
  • Schedule a court appearance

Submitting Documents

All document submittals should include: case or citation number, full name, date of birth, address including apartment or trailer number and telephone number.

EmailSend an email:

Use the Dropbox:
Located to the left of the Municipal Court entrance; available 24/7
mailWrite to us:

Municipal Court

130 South Chestnut St.

McKinney, TX 75069

Notice of Postponement

The McKinney Municipal Court is postponing all dockets, hearings and trials. If you are scheduled for an appearance or trial before a judge or jury, contact the court for alternative options by email or call 972-547-7676.  

Community members are encouraged to respond to your citation and / or jury service online or through the mail. Review the options on your citation, jury summons and on our web pages or call 972-547-7676.

The City of McKinney Municipal Court is a Court of Record

As of  July 15, 2019, the City of McKinney municipal court is a court of record. This conversion affects all trial proceedings before the municipal court and all appeals from judgements. To find out more information about the conversion and your rights thereunder, view  Chapter 66 of the City of McKinney ordinances

Defendants must request any trial recordings.

Scam Alert! 

Residents are receiving calls from spoofed numbers impersonating the City of McKinney and the McKinney Police Department. 


These phone spoof scams try to trick you into thinking you’re getting a call from a legitimate employee. Take steps to protect yourself and your family. 


  • Ignore the call and let it go to voicemail. 
  • Hang up if the call sounds fishy.
  • If you are a victim of a scam, please file a report by calling 972-547-2700.
  • View a video about spoofing

I Got a Ticket. Now What Do I Do?

Adults Have Three Basic Choices:

Tell Us How We're Doing

Fill out a short customer satisfaction survey and tell us what we're doing well and what we can improve. Survey

I'm 16 or Younger and I Got a Ticket. What Do I Do? 

Choices for age 16 and younger

McKinney Municipal Court