Under Florida law, email addresses are public records. If you do not want your email
address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic
email to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.

Pursuant to 119.12 (2), F.S., the custodian of public records is Hampton Peterson, 561.355.2996.

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Traffic Violations


To plead Not Guilty and request a hearing for a traffic infraction, you must submit your request online, in person or in writing within 30 days of the citation being issued.* You must attend a mandatory pretrial hearing either in person or via a video conference, where you will have the opportunity to speak to the hearing officer.  No witnesses or law enforcement officers will be present. If your case is not resolved after the pretrial hearing, a trial will be set for a later date.

You will either sign for the court date after the pretrial hearing or you will receive the notice of the trial date by mail. If your request was submitted online, the notice will be posted online for you to view and print. You will be assigned a location for your trial.

If the address listed on your traffic citation is not correct, please contact the Clerk's office at 561.355.2996 to update it.

Plead Not Guilty and Set a Court Date for a Civil Traffic Infraction

To submit your request online and set a court date:

Hearings held by video conference cannot be scheduled online. If your case involves an accident resulting in an injury, you cannot set a court date online.

*Must use Internet Explorer web browser
This system is compatible with the Internet Explorer web browser only. The Microsoft Silverlight plugin must be installed. Other web browsers and mobile access are not supported at this time.

By Mail or In Person:
If submitting your request in writing, your correspondence must include a correct mailing address and the citation number on which you are requesting the hearing. Mail your request to the nearest Clerk & Comptroller's office listed below. Allow 30 days to receive your notice of hearing by mail. If you do not receive your hearing date within 30 days, please call (561) 355-2996.

*If 30 days have passed since the ticket was issued and you have not notified our office, you must submit a $16 late fee and $7 compliance letter fee with your request for a hearing.

Sharon Bock,
Clerk & Comptroller
205 N. Dixie Hwy., 2nd Floor, Room 2.23
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Main Courthouse Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 3544
West Palm Beach, Florida 33402-3544


Sharon Bock, Clerk & Comptroller
South County Branch
200 West Atlantic Avenue
Room 150
Delray Beach, Florida 33444-3694


Sharon Bock, Clerk & Comptroller
North County Branch
3188 PGA Blvd.
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

Sharon Bock, Clerk & Comptroller
West County Branch
2950 State Road 15, Room S-100
Belle Glade, FL 33430

For USPS Express, Priority or Certified Mail (signature required) to the West County Branch, send to:
P.O. Box 4115, West Palm Beach, FL 33402


Sharon Bock, Clerk & Comptroller
Midwestern Communities Service Center
200 Civic Center Way, Suite 500
Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411