The Clerk of Court Office is closed to the public until further notice. Phone calls, faxes, and emails are monitored during our normal business hours Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

The Court has resumed its regular schedule, however, hearings will be conducted either by telephone or by using the Zoom platform. If you recently received a citation, please check the lower portion of the citation for the hearing date, or call the Court for assistance.  

You may check to see if your citation is waiverable at If your citation requires a mandatory hearing,  you would otherwise like to have a hearing, or if you have a previous case you would like to resolve, please contact the Court at 216-524-7719 or email the completed Tele-Hearing Request Form to

All waiverable payments are due prior to your hearing date. Click here to pay online, or you may pay by money order/certified check via postal mail, or by using the Court drop box located in the lobby of City Hall.

No persons shall physically appear at the courtroom.
It is our mission to provide the best possible customer service to assist you throughout the court process, however, the Clerk's office is not permitted to give legal advice.

For inquiries regarding court hearings, fine and court cost amounts, court procedures, and other court matters, you may call the Clerk of Court's office at 216-524-7719.

Online Ticket Payment: Pay Ticket Online


Mayor's Court is scheduled on Wednesdays. Cases are scheduled as follows:

       Misdemeanor Traffic - Every other Wednesday at 9:00 am
       OVI/Criminal Hearings - Every Wednesday at 8:00 am

Refer to the lower portion of your citation for your hearing  date.

Contact this Department

Angela T. Zidanic
Clerk of Court

William T. Doyle

6800 Brecksville Rd
Independence, OH 44131

216-524-7719 - Phone
216-524-3878 - Fax

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Closed Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays