Downtown Municipal Court closes abruptly for emergency building maintenance

November 29, 2017 - 6:28 pm

AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Austin's Downtown Municipal Court is closed until Friday morning for emergency building maintenance.

The city says all appearances and dockets at the downtown court for the remainder of today and tomorrow will be rescheduled. Additionally, any fines, fees, or penalties due today or tomorrow will be extended until Friday.

The Jaime Padron North Substation and the South Substation of the Municipal Court both remain open. Additionally, the Downtown Austin Community Court will be open.

During this building closure, the ability to pay fines by phone will be unavailable. However, fines can still be paid online. You can find information about a ticket or case and ways to pay fines at the Municipal Court’s website, located at

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