Authority & Jurisdiction

The Toledo Municipal Court is established under Ohio Revised Code §1901.01. The jurisdiction of the Court is bound by territorial and subject matter limitations.

Territorial Jurisdiction

  • City of Toledo
  • Ottawa Hills
  • Washington Township

Subject Matter Jurisdiction

  • Misdemeanor Cases
  • Traffic and Parking Violations
  • Felony Cases (Initial Appearance/Preliminary Hearing only)
  • Civil Actions (Matters Up to $15,000)
  • Small Claims (Matters Up to $6,000)
  • Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) Administrative Appeals