Court Appearance & Conduct

Cell phones, Cameras, or any other devices capable of recording audio or video are prohibited in the Mayor's Court Building. The penalty for violating this ordinance carries a maximum fine of $500.00, plus court costs, and/or imprisonment for a maximum of 60 days. (Ordinance No. 12,290)

  1. All persons appearing in court must dress appropriately. No hats, shorts, bare feet, tank tops, or shirts with inappropriate graphics or verbiage are allowed.
  2. Litigants and members of the public should refrain from talking during court.
  3. Foul or abusive language is strictly prohibited.
  4. There is no smoking in any City building.
  5. Any activities that detract from court proceedings are prohibited in the courtroom.