Traffic Summons

Summons with Early Payment Option
If an early payment option is listed on the front of the traffic summons:
    • You may pay by phone with Visa or MasterCard by calling (303) 235-2835.
    • You may pay in person with cash, check, money order, Visa or MasterCard at the Court Clerk's office during the regular business hours of Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (excluding Holidays). You must bring your copy of the summons to the Court Clerk's office.
    • You may pay by mail with a check or money order to: Wheat Ridge Municipal Court, 7500 W 29th Ave, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033. If you mail payment, it must be received before the court date listed on the front of the summons. Do not mail cash.
If paying by mail, you must: 1) Sign, date, and return the "Defendant" copy of the ticket to the Court, 2) By signing, you acknowledge that you are entering a guilty plea, 3) Accept the points listed on your summons, and 4) Waive the rights listed on the back of your summons.

Summons without Early Payment Option
If you are not given an early payment option on your summons, appearance in traffic court is mandatory. Traffic court:
  • Occurs on Wednesday mornings from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
  • Times are scheduled according to Defendant's last name
  • Cases are called on a first-come, first-serve basis
  • Check-in begins at approximately 8:15 a.m.