Municipal Court


The Municipal Court handles violations of Manitou Springs Municipal Code / Ordinances. Traffic and Criminal violations.  The Manitou Springs Police Department also writes citations into El Paso County Combine Courts. Carefully, review your ticket for the Court information.  El Paso County Combined Courts are located at 270 S. Tejon, Colorado Springs, CO  (719) 452-5000 or

Manitou Springs Municipal Court is located in City Hall at 606 Manitou Avenue, in Manitou Springs. The Council Chambers and Municipal Court are located at Manitou Springs City Hall.  The Court Clerk's Office is located at the Police Department Record Division. The Court is closed on all federal and local holidays.

Court Clerk Office:

The Clerks office is open from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., Monday through Friday, closed on all Federal and local holidays.. The main Phone Number is (719)685-2544. The Clerks office can explain how the court works, reschedule hearings, answer questions on Court procedure and take money for fines and costs. The Clerk's office cannot give legal advice, fill out forms or tell you what to say or write. A copy of all City of Manitou Springs ordinances, the State of Colorado Model Traffic Code and a Schedule of Fines are located in the clerk's office and are available to the public.

Court Session:

Municipal Court sessions are held on the third Tuesday of the month except on Federal and Local holidays.  Court stay dates and further proceeding start at 8:30 a.m. in Council Chambers. Arraignments start at 8:30 a.m. in Memorial Hall located in City Hall. Court Trial start at 11:30 a.m. Pre-Trials conference will be held on the court date with the Prosecuting Attorney.