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Fort Collins Municipal Court

Contact Information

  •   Dept Head: Kathleen Lane
  •   215 N. Mason, First Floor
    Fort Collins, CO 80524
  •   Patty Netherton
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  •   970.221.6800
  •   General Caseload:
    7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mon-Fri
    (Closed 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m daily)

    Normal CRRL Business Hours:
    7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Mon-Thu
    9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Fri
    (Closed 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m daily)


Maximum Fine

MAXIMUM FINE - Pursuant to Section 1-15 of the Code of the City of Fort Collins, for violations which occur in 2016 the maximum penalty is $2750.     

Court Cost

A $35.00 Court Cost is added on all open cases on the scheduled Arraignment Date. Cases that are eligible for early payment and are paid before the Court date will not be assessed the $35.00 Court Cost.

**Note: In some cases, even if your ticket is marked as a summons, it may be eligible to be paid prior to your scheduled arraignment date. To find out if that is an option for you, please contact the Municipal Court Clerk's Office. Phone number: (970) 221-6800

The Fort Collins Municipal Court is responsible for administering the operations of the judicial branch of City government according to the ordinances adopted by City Council. Cases adjudicated in Municipal Court include traffic violations, misdemeanors, and civil infractions. Generally, cases are brought to Municipal Court by the Fort Collins Police Services, Colorado State University Police Department, Animal Control, other City departments, and private residents.

Kathleen M. Lane, Municipal Judge