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Please be advised DOWNTOWN NEWARK, around Newark City Hall, street improvements are complete! HOWEVER,THE ENTRANCE TO NEWARK CITY HALL IS STILL UNDER CONSTRUCTION. 

Licking County Municipal Court rooms and the Clerk’s office are located in Newark City Hall, as you know.The temporary MAIN ENTRANCE to Newark City Hall is located on the WEST side of the building (4th Street side). Signs are posted to assist you with locating the temporary entrance.Completion date has not yet been released.Please allow extra time accessing the building. 

We apologize for the inconvenience during this construction and appreciate your attention to the need to allow for additional time for access into the building.THANK YOU!

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

      THANKSGIVING: CLOSED THURSDAY AND FRIDAY 11/24-25, 2022

                     CHRISTMAS: WE WILL BE CLOSED FRIDAY AND MONDAY 12/23-26/2022

NEW YEARS: CLOSED NEW YEARS DAY (Observed) JANUARY 2, 2023

MAY YOU AND YOUR FAMILIES

HAVE A WONDERFUL THANKSGIVING

 A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR!

CLERK MARCIA J. PHELPS



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LICKING COUNTY MUNICIPAL COURT OPERATIONS

 PLEASE READ EACH RELEASE BELOW!

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IF YOUR OFFENSE IS WAIVERABLE AND NO COURT APPEARANCE IS REQUIRED YOU CAN PAY THE TICKET ON LINE, CALL THE OFFICE AND PAY BY CREDIT CARD, OR MAIL A CHECK FOR THE TOTAL DUE. YOU CAN VIEW THE TOTAL DUE ON OUR WEB SITE SEARCH. THIS WILL COMPLETE THE TRAFFIC VIOLATION.
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IF YOU WANT TO ENTER A PLEA OF NOT GUILTY YOU CAN SEND A LETTER TO THE COURT, A MOTION, WRITTEN PLEA OF NOT GUILTY AND A DATE WILL BE SET FOR A HEARING. YOU CAN EMAIL OR FAX THIS LETTER, FAX 740-345-4250
EMAIL: office@lcmunicipalcourt.com
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IF YOUR OFFENSE IS A MUST APPEAR YOU MUST APPEAR ON THE DATE SET IN THE NOTICE TO APPEAR OR YOU CAN ENTER A PLEA OF NOT GUILTY AND YOUR PLEA WILL BE CONSIDERED AND A DATE SPECIFIC FOR A TRIAL WILL BE SET, WITH A NOTICE MAILED TO YOU.