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General Information
Case Loads
The Municipal Court primarily handles cases filed by the Des Peres Department of Public Safety, the City of Des Peres Department of Public Works, and the St. Louis County Department of Public Works. These cases include:
  •     Traffic violations
  •     Nontraffic violations
  •     Zoning and building code violations


Court Session

Court Sessions are held on the first Monday of each month at 6:30 P.M. at Des Peres City Hall in the Council Chambers. Des Peres City Hall is located at 12325 Manchester Road, Des Peres, MO 63131 (Northwest Corner of Manchester and Ballas - Behind St. Paul's Lutheran Church and School, in Des Peres Park).
**Attorney call on Court night begins at 5:30 P.M.

Attorney Information
2016 Court Dates
2017 Court Dates
Your Rights In Court
City of Des Peres Municipal Courtroom Rules
Missouri Driver's License Information
Transportation Information

Municipal Court Operating Orders:
Municipal Court Operating Order #1 - General Orders (As of August 2015, being revised)
Municipal Court Operating Order #2 - Open Access to Court Sessions and Related Orders
Municipal Court Operating Order #3 - Affirmation of Court's commitment to adhearing to all statutory provisions including SB5
Municipal Court Operating Order #4 - Rules related to Uniform Record Keeping System
Code of Conduct for Municipal Division

Violations Bureau Schedule of Offenses and Fines
If you would like to view a list of the Municipal Court Offenses and Fines, please see the schedule listed below or if you have questions regarding the court or a violation, please contact the Court Clerk at 314.835.6119.

Violations Bureau Schedule
Compliance documentation for House Bill 103 amending Section 302.341.2 RSMo relating to accounting of the percent of annual general operating revenue from fines and court costs for "minor traffic violations".

Payment Information
The City of Des Peres Municipal Court has the following options for accepting payments:

1.     Pay in person at the Court Office during normal business hours:
  • Monday-Friday 8:00 A.M. – 4:15 P.M.
  • Payment accepted: cash, check, cashier’s check, money order, or credit card
  • There is a drop box located at the back entrance of City Hall (at the accessible entrance) for payments made after      hours.  DO NOT PUT CASH IN THE DROP BOX.


2.     Pay by mail – Check or money order accepted by mail addressed to the Court Office.  Please make check or money order payable to the City of Des Peres.

3.  Some violations may be paid online (www.desperestix.com) OR by calling (1-877-793-7144). Please note that a 7% fee is assessed for using either of these services. Both services are contracted through nCourt.

 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  • Your fine must be paid in full by the Court date indicated on your citation or appear in Court
  • You must wait 3 business days before paying your citation.  This gives the Court time to process the citation.
  • If you are on a Payment Agreement, payments are due on the 1st Monday of the month. If you are unable to make your payment, you must appear on the next available Court date to inform the Judge.
  • You can search for your ticket information using the REJIS site: https://www.municourt.net/
  • Failure to pay fines in a timely manner or appear in court may result in a warrant being issued for your arrest.