Municipal Court

Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The City of Powder Springs Municipal Court continues to monitor the most current statements from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as all communication disseminated by the Georgia Supreme Court regarding the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19).  The Municipal Court has complied with the CDC guidelines for re-opening court.  Mask are required to be worn at all times, hand sanitizer is available throughout the lobby and in the court room. Temperatures will be taken when entering the facility.

Please note, if you have traveled to China, Italy, Iran or South Korea within the last 14 days; reside or have had close contact with someone who has traveled to one of the above areas within the last 14 days; have been asked to self-quarantine by any hospital or health agency; or have been diagnosed with, or have had contact with, anyone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19, you must inform the Court Security Officers upon entering the courthouse and will be denied permission to enter. If you are so affected and are an attorney scheduled to appear before the Court in the near future, you must notify the court so that appropriate safeguard measures can be taken. You may appear via teleconference or video conference with the approval of the presiding judge.

H. Luke Mayes IV, Chief Judge
City of Powder Springs Municipal Court


Specific Court Hours

  • Wednesday Municipal (Traffic) Court starts at 9:00am, 11:00am, & 1:30pm             
  •  Quality of Life Court starts at 11:00am         

Attending Court

Prior to court you may go online to the  or call 1-855-907-3180 to obtain the bond amount for your citation. Please allow 72 hours from the time you receive the citation for processing. We accept cash, credit cards (Visa, Master Card,  and Discover) and money orders for payment. No personal checks.
American Express is accepted using Powder Springs Pay. Com or by calling 1-855-907-3180.
To pay your citation online, visit the website. 

Failure to Appear

If you fail to pay your citation or appear in court, notice will be sent to the State of Georgia Department of Driver Services to begin the process that will suspend your Driver License. An additional failure to appear charge will be added to your fine amount, and a warrant may also be issued for your arrest.


Court Experience & Dress

The Municipal Court for the City of Powder Springs is open to the general public to observe court proceedings. Defendants shall dress in a respectable and presentable manner while attending court. No shorts, tank tops, ripped or torn clothing shall be worn by the defendant. Hats shall be removed by anyone attending court. The City of Powder Springs strives to ensure that everyone's experience at the Municipal Court is a pleasant one, if you should have any questions regarding court policies and procedures, please call court services at 770-943-8020.