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The Covington Municipal Court provides a local forum for the resolution of minor traffic infractions, some misdemeanors, parking citations and city ordinance violations issued within the city limits of Covington. The Municipal Court is the judicial branch of the city government. Municipal Court Judge Billy Waters, appointed by the Covington City Council, oversees the Court’s operations. The majority of cases heard in Municipal Court are traffic infractions. This court does not handle civil or small claims cases.

Office Hours: M–F  8 am - 5 pm
Phone: 770-385-2141 Fax: 770-385-2198

How To Pay A Fine
If a court appearance is not required, you may pay your citation before court.

ACCEPTED PAYMENT METHODS
You can pay in person at the Municipal Court located in the Covington Police Department located at 1143 Oak Street, SE, Covington, Georgia with cash, money order(s) or a cashier’s check (bank only) made payable to the City of Covington.  Please write your citation number on your money order or cashier’s check.

You may also mail payment to:
Covington Municipal Court
1143 Oak Street, SE
Covington, GA 30014
Payments can be made by credit card (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) online or in person.  There is a convenience fee when paying with a card.
You may pay your citation online by following the link below.  

There is a convenience fee for all credit / debit card payments.   
At this time – credit cards can only be accepted in our office by the individual whose name appears on the credit card. We will not accept credit cards from family members – unless they are present.
 
Payments must be received on or before your court appearance date. If you do not pay your fine by this date, the Court will assess additional fees. If you have failed to appear for your case, your driver’s license may be suspended through the Georgia Department of Drivers Services and / or a warrant will be issued for your arrest.
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 How To Reach The Court

 
The Covington Municipal Court is located inside the Covington Police Department facility at 1143 Oak Street SE, Covington, Georgia 30014 and can be reached during office hours at 770-385-2141 or you can email courtservices@covingtonpolice.com.
To request a disposition for a case, please submit the form below by email or fax (770) 385-2198.
Municipal Open Records Request.pdf
 

 Helpful Numbers & Links

 
Newton County Jail
Telephone – 678-628-1400
Newton County Superior Court
Telephone - 770-784-2035
Newton County Probate Court
Telephone - 770-784-2045 
Newton County District Attorney
Telephone - 770-784-2070
Georgia Department of Drivers Services –
Telephone - 678-413-8400
https://dds.georgia.gov/ 
State of Georgia Approved DUI Alcohol or Drug Use Risk Reduction Programs:
https://dds.georgia.gov/certified-dui-schools-locations
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