Municipal Court

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City Court is held in the City Hall Board Room on Tuesday and Thursday mornings and starts promptly at 7:30 a.m. It is recommended that you park in the free parking garage located on Second Ave South (between Main Street and Church Street).

Questions may be submitted or payments made to the Court Clerk at:

Phone: 615-794-5362



Office Hours :

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday:
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Tuesday and Thursday:
7 a.m. - 5 p.m.


The Municipal Court provides a fair and impartial hearing for all citizens charged with a city ordinance violation, code violation, or traffic violation within the boundaries of the City of Franklin.

Franklin Court primarily handles the following issues:

  • Traffic citations
  • Parking citations
  • Fire code violations
  • Other city ordinance violations such as:
    • building codes
    • business regulations
    • noise and other ordinances that involve personal behavior 

To request a change to your court date, please call the number listed above.

Please check your court date thoroughly.  It is located near the bottom of the citation. 

For a copy of the Fine Schedule, Information about making a Payment, Attending Driving School, Pleading Not Guilty, Insurance Citations, and more, please click here.

For information on the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, please click here.

Sample of a Citation