Municipal Court

Municipal Court

Ashley Ratner, Court Clerk



The Town of Johnstown Court is a Limited Jurisdiction Court serving the citizens of the Town of Johnstown.

Court sessions are held twice a month on Mondays at a 9:30am session. Please contact the Municipal Court Clerk if you have questions regarding your court date.

The types of cases heard in the Johnstown Municipal Court are:

  • Animal-related Violations (ex. loose dog, animal bites)
  • Code Violations (ex. weeds, failure to clear snow)
  • Misdemeanors (ex. vandalism, shoplifting)
  • Parking Citations (ex. fire hydrant, blocking driveway)
  • Traffic Violations (ex. speeding, failure to stop)

Note: The above are examples and are not intended to be all-inclusive of citations in Municipal Court.

Payment can be made by mail, in person or by card. You can make a payment over the phone by calling 970-578-9607.


Anyone with questions about obtaining police reports must contact the police department (970-587-5555).