Municipal Court

Montréal’s municipal court is a tribunal that offers civil, criminal and penal legal services within Montréal city limits.

Security screening

A security check is now in place at the the municipal court main office. Please arrive 30 minutes before your scheduled hearing time.

Professionals who regularly frequent the building may be exempted from the security check. Visit the main office’s Web page for more information.

Online appointment scheduling pilot project

You can now book an appointment (in French only) online to pay a statement of offence, enter into a payment agreement, or make a payment as part of a payment agreement. This service is currently only available at the eastern Montréal point of service.


The municipal court’s judicial services include the handling of a large number of criminal cases and the processing of statements of offence related to parking and traffic violations, pet behaviour, and other non-compliance with municipal regulations (cleanliness, waste collection, urban planning, etc.).

The municipal court rules on statements of offence reported in Montréal’s 19 boroughs or in a reconstituted city (Dorval, Pointe-Claire, Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Westmount, Town of Mount Royal, etc.).


The activities of Montréal’s municipal court are deployed all across the island, at points of service and in easily accessible borough offices .

Points of service

The municipal court’s main courthouse, located in Ville-Marie, has two service counters. The points of service in the north, east and south quadrants of the island also offer court-related services to residents.

Hearing are also held on the West Island (401 Blvd. St-Jean, Pointe-Claire). This location does not have a service counter. 

Accès Montréal offices and reconstituted cities

The 19 boroughs and reconstituted cities are business partners of the municipal court. They offer certain services at Accès Montréal offices and in reconstituted cities, such as paying a ticket or making an installment payment under a payment agreement.


Legal fees of the municipal court 

Provincial laws determine the legal fees for judicial procedures at the municipal court.