Municipal Court                                      Serving Puyallup and Milton 

Court Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30-12:00 pm
1:00 pm-4:30 pm

The Court will be closed on the following dates in 2020:

  • New Year's Day, January 1st
  • MLK Jr. Day, January 20th
  • Presidents Day, Feb. 17th
  • Memorial Day, May 25th
  • Independence Day, July 3rd
  • Labor Day, September 7th
  • Veterans Day, November 11th
  • Thanksgiving, Nov. 26-27th
  • Christmas, Dec. 25th


The Municipal Court is a court of limited jurisdiction that hears only cases involving :
  • Criminal misdemeanors
  • Gross misdemeanors (domestic violence offenses, assault, shoplifting, DUI, etc.)
  • Traffic infractions
  • Parking violations that occur within the City of Puyallup or City of Milton
  • Photo Infractions that occur within the City of Puyallup


The Municipal Court utilizes a program called OCourts to generate electronic court orders. The court will provide defendants a hard copy of their court orders, however, we encourage attorneys to sign up for OCourts so that orders can be emailed to their office, this request can be made by submitting an email request to: 

Other Courts

Small claims cases, civil cases, name changes, anti-harassment orders, etc. are handled at Pierce County District Court

For cases involving felony criminal cases, divorce, child custody matters, bad credit, and probate are handled at Pierce County Superior Court.

Court proceedings are open to the public and accessible.  Parties interested in viewing hearings should contact the court to verify session times.