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Municipal Court
of Fayette


203 Temple Ave North
Fayette, AL 35555


Phone 205-932-2086


Office Hours: Monday – Friday   8 am – 4 pm

The Fayette Municipal Court convenes on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month, unless changes are necessary due to holidays. For a detailed schedule of court days, consult the City Calendar.


Municipal Court Staff

City Judge:       Steven Nolen 
Court Clerk: Dorrie Rushing
City Prosecutor: Dale Lawrence


Instructions for paying traffic offenses


If you have been charged with one of the offenses listed below and would like to plead guilty and pay the fine you may use either of the two payment options:


—- You may send a Cashier’s Check or Money Order payable to
Fayette Municipal Court in the full amount indicated below and sign in the lower left hand corner on the back of your citation, in the block that says, “Defendant’s Signature,” and return to:

Fayette Municipal Court
203 Temple Avenue North
Fayette, AL 35555



you may click the link  below to pay online with Visa, MasterCard, Discover or Debit Card. A third party processor will charge a 3.5% or $3.00 service fee for using this service.


Click here to pay on-line.


If you do not appear in court or your payment does not reach the court office by the court appearance date on your citation, YOUR DRIVER’S LICENSE WILL BE SUSPENDED and a warrant issued for your arrest.


Traffic Violation Fees

Driving on wrong side of road


Failure to dim headlights


Failure to use child restraint


Failure to wear safety belt

$ 36.00

Failure to yield right of way


Following too closely


Improper backing


Improper brakes


Improper lights


Improper muffler


Improper or no rearview mirror


Improper passing


Improper signal


Improper tag


Improper tires


Improper turn


Improper window tinting


No helmet (motorcycle rider)


Operating a motor vehicle without a driver’s license


Running red light


Running stop sign


Speeding: Less than 25 MPH over posted speed limit


               25 MPH or more over posted limit


Stopping on highway


Violating drivers license restriction or endorsement


Operating vehicle without insurance


The following traffic violations require an appearance in court:

  • Driving while license suspended
  • Passing a stopped school bus
  • Driving while license revoked
  • Racing on the highway
  • Driving under the influence
  • Reckless driving

All other traffic offenses require a court appearance.


Fine and court costs are subject to change without notice.

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City of Fayette

203 Temple Avenue N.

Fayette, AL 35555

Phone: 205-932-5367

Fax: 205-932-5788

email: cityhall@fayetteal.org