Municipal Court

Pay your Traffic Citation Online

Mission Statement:

The mission of the Municipal Court of Tifton is to dispense fair and impartial justice in an efficient and timely manner, which is responsive to the needs of the public.  The court provides judicial services to the public to assure access to the court in a way that provides due process, fair treatment, and individual justice.

Judge Chad VanOrman                                                                      

City of Tifton Municipal Court Clerks

Mrs. Thacker and Mrs. Drayton.

Vision Statement:

The vision of the Municipal Court of Tifton is to provide the mission accomplishments with a high degree of fairness and impartial service, while being responsive to the changing needs of the justice system and the community that we serve.

To Dispose of a Traffic Citation

  • To determine the exact amount of the fine, call the Municipal Court Clerk at 229-391-3967 or 229-391-3880.
  • Fines may be paid at the Tifton Municipal Court
    Office, 130 E. 5th Street, Tifton. Fines may be paid Monday, Tuesday,
    Thursday, or Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Wednesday 8:00 a.m. to
    11:00 a.m. The court office closes every Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. due to
  • If you pay your fine in person, you must wait two (2) days after citation is issued.
  • If you elect to pay your fine before a court
    date, it must be paid by 11:00 a.m. on the Date of Court which appears
    at the bottom of your citation. If the citation is not paid by 11:00
    a.m. you must appear in court at 2:00 p.m.
  • If you are under 21 years of age you must appear in court.
  • If you want a hearing, you must appear in Court. If not paid by this time, you must attend court.
  • Personal Checks will not be accepted. Send a Money Order or a Cashier’s Check. You must have the exact amount of money.

Payable to:
City of Tifton Municipal Court
130 E 5th Street
Tifton, GA 31794

Phone: 229-391-3967

If you fail to pay the fine prior to the court date or upon appearance in Court: 

  • Your driver’s license will be suspended
  • A warrant will be issued for your arrest
  • An additional fine will be imposed for contempt of court.

The City of Tifton Municipal Court uses a Private Probation Company

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