Municipal Court

The City of Clanton Municipal Court is the judicial branch of the city government. The Municipal Court handles the following; motor vehicle and traffic violations, criminal misdemeanors, and municipal ordinance violations established by the Code of Ordinances committed within the city limits of Clanton, Alabama. The purpose of the court is to provide a fair, impartial, and efficient process whereby violations are adjudicated. It is our mission to provide the best quality service to the citizens of Clanton and those who visit our city.

Court Schedule

The court office is open on weekdays from 8 am until 4:30 pm each day except for state holidays. Municipal traffic and misdemeanor court is held each Tuesday promptly at 1 pm. This can change due to unforeseen circumstances. If you have questions about your court date, please call 205-755-6669.

If you are scheduled to appear in court, please arrive early. If you fail to arrive on time or fail to appear, you could be found in contempt of court and you may be incarcerated.  Contempt of court is a serious offense. Failure to appear could result in a warrant being issued for your arrest, fines, and bond revocation. Please dress to reflect the dignity of the court. No hats/caps or lewd/obscene clothing is permitted.


The Clanton City Hall parking lot is designated for visitor parking for law enforcement or court-related business. Please do not park in the parking lot of the police department as this is for emergency vehicles only. If you park anywhere other than the designated lot, your vehicle is subject to removal.