Municipal Court

Court Function & Jurisdiction

The Municipal Court of the City shall be established and maintained for the trial of misdemeanor offenses, and shall have all powers prescribed by the State Law.

The Municipal Court handles City Code violations in addition to traffic offenses and other Class "C" misdemeanors. The Municipal Judges hold magistrate hearings every day of the week in order to inform people arrested of their rights and to set bonds. The Court Clerk and staff process and maintain all records of the Court.


Nothing contained herein is intended to be nor should be construed as legal advice and should not be relied upon as such. The information on this site is compiled and made available as a public service by the Bay City Municipal Court.

However, neither the court nor the City of Bay City makes any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of the information herein, and is not responsible for errors or omissions, or for results obtained from the use of this information. Distribution of the information does not constitute such a warranty. Use of the information is the sole responsibility of the user.

Due to Hurricane Beta, Bay City Municipal Court is cancelling our Virtual Court Docket for tomorrow, Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020.  If you received your virtual court invitation for this date, please be advised that your case will be rescheduled for a later date.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you.  We will be contacting you in the coming days to let you know of your new virtual court date and time.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the court via email at:  We appreciate your patience in this matter. 

Thank you, 

Court Staff