Important Information About Court Appearances
Due to the current health crisis, we will be implementing new processes and procedures as it relates to court access and adjudication. You may be asked certain health-related questions before being allowed to enter the courtroom.
We are making a conscious effort to remain compliant with social distancing guidelines and limit the number of people in the courtroom. The courtroom will be set up to allow no more than 25 individuals at a time.
Courtroom Location: Perry Arts Center, 1121 Macon Road in Perry.
Most citations can be paid online at www.perrypayments.com or via an automated phone system by calling 1-844-848-4748.
If your intent is to enter a not guilty plea, please contact the prosecutor’s office for further instruction.
In the event you are a member of the vulnerable population or do not feel comfortable appearing in person please contact us and we will schedule a video hearing.
In an effort to expedite disposing of your case the prosecutor's office is offering anyone with a City of Perry citation the opportunity to handle their case without appearing in court.
If you wish to take advantage of this opportunity and discuss a resolution of your charges, please email your name and citation number to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you do not know your citation number please call the clerk's office for assistance.
Ticket information is available at HERE or by calling 1-844-848-4748
If you would like to look up your court date online, please CLICK HERE.
Enter your name, case number, or citation number exactly as it appears on your citation.
Your next court date will be retrieved from the database.
If you are unable to locate your court date please contact the Clerk's Office at 478-988-2814.
The Perry Municipal Court is responsible to provide adjudication of municipal citations in a prompt, fair, and respectful manner. While the majority of the Court's docket concerns the disposition of motor vehicle citations, the Court also hears other misdemeanor and city code violation cases.
The Court recognizes the interest of the citizens of Perry, GA, in the enforcement of local laws but also recognizes the interest of defendants in receiving fair treatment and due process of law.
The Court shall remain independent and objective but will recognize its role in the community and will promote, whenever possible, an understanding of the Court and the role of the judicial function.
Perry Municipal Court hearings are held on the first and third Wednesday of each month at the Perry Arts Center, 1121 Macon Rd., Perry, GA. Court dates and times are printed on the citation. All persons entering the courtroom are subject to search. Please review the court rules to prepare for court. View public parking options.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)
Many of your questions may be addressed either in the Q&A section of our website. If you have questions concerning point violations and/or license suspensions, please visit the Department of Driver Services or call their offices at 678-413-8400.
Yes. Certain offenses are eligible for a jury trial. The judge will reset your case to be heard in the State Court of Houston County upon request prior to hearing your case.
Contact the Clerk of Court immediately at (478) 988-2814. Do not ignore your citation. It will not go away. In fact, it only gets worse. If you have not paid your fine or appeared in court, the judge may issue a bench warrant for your arrest. In addition, the Clerk of Court may suspend your driver license through the Georgia Department of Driver Services.
You will first have to pay your fine. Once the fine has been paid, you will receive from the court clerk’s office a release form (DPS912) to clear your license. You will need to take DPS912 form to your Department of Driver Services office to reinstate your license. Please be aware that paying the fine DOES NOT CLEAR YOUR DRIVER’S LICENSE with the Department of Driver Services. Contact the Department of Driver Services for reinstatement information. Phone number is: 678-413-8400. Once you make the payment and you do not request a new court date the violation will be reported as a guilty plea to the Department of Driving Services. For information about points or how a citation may affect your driver's license, please contact the Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS).