Municipal Courts

Municipal Courts maintains the record keeping system used in the processing of traffic offenses and other Class C misdemeanors committed within the city limits and violations of city ordinances. This department is responsible for the disposition of cases and other activities of the City of Bellaire’s Municipal Court system.

Court Processes
Court is held on 2 days each week which include the Tuesday morning jury trials, Tuesday night arraignment dockets, and on Wednesday trials before the judge. All appearances and actions taken by the judge are arranged by the court staff. Payments of fines and bonds are processed and the collections are balanced daily. Reports are sent to accounting for updating to the general ledger. Monthly reports are processed which include monthly Judicial and Conviction state reports. Deferred adjudication, defensive driving, trial by judge and trial by jury are documented and maintained. The municipal court unit works closely with the Police Department to coordinate operations.
  1. Rebuild Bellaire Phase 5B Reconstruction Project - Work on Glenmont Drive Begins!

    Beginning the week of March 21, 2016, the reconstruction of Glenmont Drive from Newcastle Drive to Mulberry Lane will begin. Please observe construction zone signage and be aware of construction equipment and personnel. Read on...
  2. UP Art Studio is pleased to announce the first Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County

    In an effort to continue its beautification endeavors, the City of Bellaire commissioned UP Art Studio to paint the Metro utility box located across the street from the first Mini Mural in Bellaire at the 6800 block S Rice Ave. Read on...
  3. City Wide Garage Sale on April 30, 2016

    Bellaire's Annual City Wide Garage Sale takes place this Saturday, April 30, 2016. On this day, the permit requirement is waived for any resident who wishes to hold a garage sale at their home. Read on...
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