Municipal Court

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If you would like to contact this department, please use the information below to reach out directly.

Municipal Court

3810 Bienville Blvd.
Ocean Springs, MS 39564

(228) 875-5009Phone

Calvin Taylor, Municipal Court Judge
ctaylor@oceansprings-ms.govE-Mail

Municipal Court


Ocean Springs Municipal Court has jurisdiction over misdemeanor crimes, municipal ordinances, traffic violations and civil domestic protective orders. This court does not have jurisdiction of felony cases or juvenile criminal arrests; but does have jurisdiction of juveniles' charged with traffic offenses (including DUI), liquor and tobacco violations, and those juveniles who have been certified as an adult or previously arrested as an adult.

All cases for defendants arrested under a felony statutes will be prosecuted through the Jackson, George, or Greene County District Attorney's office.

Any appeals will be transferred to Jackson County Court and processed through the Jackson County Circuit Clerks office.

City of Ocean Springs Municipal Court
Open 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday
Open 8:00 a.m. – Noon, Wednesday

Court Schedule

The Court Clerk Office is available for phone calls and court documents Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m-5:00 p.m. except on Wednesdays when we close to the public at noon to prepare for court. Payments are accepted until 4:30 p.m. (except Wednesdays, until 11:30 a.m.). Our phone number is 228.875.5009.

The Ocean Springs Municipal Court begins at 4:00 p.m. every Wednesday (excluding some holiday weeks). You must be present at that time to avoid delay in your case or a warrant being issued for your arrest. All trials are scheduled for 5:00 p.m. If you are subpoenaed for a case, you are expected to be present in the court room at 4:45 p.m.

Payment Review is the last Wednesday of every month. If you are on Payment Review you are required to be in court at 4:00pm on this day with the required minimum payment made and your receipt in hand.

Find Us

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1800, Ocean Springs, MS 39566-1800
Delivery Address: 1018 Porter Avenue, Ocean Springs, MS 39564