Municipal Court

Ellisville Municipal Court is a Municipal Division of the 21st Circuit Court of St. Louis County, state of Missouri. The Municipal court hears ordinance violations.
This Court is always open for purposes of receiving faxes, electronic entries of appearances and motions.

Ellisville Municipal Court cases are available on Missouri's Casenet for viewing case information and scheduled hearings.

If you are unable to find your municipal case on casenet, you may check municourt net. This is for municipal courts that use REJIS services and may provide case information.


  • Judicial Review / Due Process of Law: The Municipal Court Department provides an opportunity for due process of law to accused persons.
  • Prosecution: The City's Prosecuting Attorney, acting as an agent of the city, is responsible for prosecuting defendants in the Municipal Court. As a result, ordinance violations can be brought to the City by interested persons, and the City may prosecute the case.
  • Imposition of Penalties: The Municipal Judge, through the Municipal Court Department, is responsible for imposing penalties and/or debt repayments to society on persons convicted of violations in an effort to prevent reoccurrence of such violations.
  • Communications, Public Information and Court Scheduling: The Municipal Court Clerk works with the Judge and Prosecuting Attorney, defense attorneys and defendants, to accommodate their needs throughout the judicial review process, beginning from issuance of the initial summons through final disposition of the case. The Municipal Court Clerk records scheduling changes to ensure that everyone has the right to due process of law. The Court Clerk also provides assistance and clarification with respect to the court process, and other State and local regulations of particular interest to defendants.
Mission Statement
A division of the St. Louis County Circuit Court, the Ellisville Municipal Court is responsible for providing both a process and a forum for ensuring due process of law. The Municipal Court records alleged violations of city codes or ordinances, issues summonses to defendants, subpoenas witnesses, issues warrants, reports to the Department of Revenue, hears evidence presented in court, rules on cases, records final dispositions, and receives and records fines and court costs.

The Ellisville Municipal Court strives to provide excellent support, guidance, and empathy when dealing with defendants to ensure a timely conclusion to all court cases while upholding justice.

Keeping communication open throughout the year between the Court, Police Department, City Hall, and the City Council will encourage the exchange of ideas on enhancing court procedures and addressing concerns.

Operate a streamlined and efficient court maintaining dignity and justice in all aspects of the judicial process.