Contact

2511 Camino Entrada
Santa Fe, NM  87507

Main Line 505-955-5070
Fax 505-955-5159

Hours

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Payment Window

8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday - Friday

The City of Santa Fe continues to adapt and modify procedures with the goal of minimizing interpersonal contact and reducing the spread of COVID-19, all while continuing to deliver essential services.

The following Santa Fe Municipal Court procedures will be implemented until further notice as part of our response to the COVID-19 public health emergency.

If you have an upcoming arraignment please call (505) 955-5070 to set up a telephonic hearing.  Please leave a message as the Court does have staff on a reduced schedule answering calls and returning voicemails and emails. 

If you have an upcoming pre-trial conference please see the contact information below:

  • If you have been charged with a jailable offense such as Careless Driving, DWI, etc. AND you are represented by the Public Defender, please call David Thomas at (505) 955-6052 before the date of your hearing.
  • If you have been charged with a jailable offense such as Careless Driving, DWI, etc. AND you want to apply for the Public Defender, please call Cindy Hagman at (505) 955-5108 before the date of your hearing.
  • If you have been charged with a jailable offense such as Careless Driving, DWI, etc. AND you want to represent yourself, please call City Prosecutor Kyle Hibner at (505) 955-5195 before the date of your hearing.
  • If you have a private defense attorney please contact them directly.

 

If you have a motions hearing, evidentiary hearing, or criminal trial - these will be conducted in person at the municipal court.

Court-ordered payments can be made online at www.citepayusa.com. To access a case, you must have the exact court case number or the citation number, as well as their date of birth. The service provider will charge a fee of 5.95% of the fines or fees for the service.

Court-required documentation (Community Service, Defensive Driving, etc.) can be submitted to the following email:  MuniCtServices@santafenm.gov. Please include your contact information and case/citation number.

Traffic summons, proof of license, and registration insurance can be submitted to the following email: SFMuniCourt@santafenm.gov. Please include your contact information and case/citation number.

Santa Fe Municipal Court encourages Defendants and Attorneys to fax file at 505-955-5159.

We thank everyone for their understanding during these extraordinary times. 

Mission

The Mission of the Santa Fe Municipal Court is to administer justice to the people of Santa Fe in a fair, equitable, efficient, professional and consistent manner.  The Court seeks to serve as a model court for the state.

Overview

The purpose of the municipal court is to provide a fair, impartial, and efficient court system for violations of city ordinances.

The Municipal Court oversees the following cases:

  • Traffic
  • Animal 
  • Shoplifting
  • DUI
  • Petty Misdemeanors
  • Code Enforcement

Santa Fe Municipal Court Database Public Acess 

To look up a court schedule or docket, click the link above. Please read the disclaimer and then click the log-in button. You will be directed to the public portal. There are three menus on the top navigation bar. They are:

  • Searches: this menu includes searching by a case Attorney, Officer, Party, Police Reference Number, or Vehicle Plate.
  • Cases: if the actual court docket number is known, this is where the number can be entered.
  • Scheduling: this is the court calendar. It will default to today's date and it will display the individual docket types for the day.

 

Uniform Traffic Code

City Code

Traffic Sentencing Guide

 

Staff Attorney

Chad Chittum
Ph: 505-955-5106
cdchittum@santafenm.gov