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