Municipal Court

The South River Municipal Court and violations window will be closed and there will be no court sessions from Tuesday, November 22nd, 2022 until Friday, November 25th, 2022. For more information, view the Municipal Court Notice (PDF).

Office Hours

Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM - 4:00PM (closed holidays)

Virtual Municipal Court Sessions

In lieu of in person sessions, South River Municipal Court is functioning primarily with scheduled, virtual hearings via Zoom. For more information, view the Virtual Court Notice (PDF). Sessions are scheduled Wednesday evenings beginning at 5:00 PM.

Methods of Payment

Payments for parking, certain traffic matters, traffic time payments, and criminal time payments can be paid online at NJMCdirect.com. Payments for parking, traffic, and criminal violations can be paid in-person during office hours or by mail.

Mission Statement of the New Jersey Judicial System

We are an independent branch of government constitutionally entrusted with the fair and just resolution of disputes in order to preserve the rule of law and to protect the rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States and this state.

Municipal Courts are statutory courts of limited jurisdiction having authority to hear and dispose of:

  • Disorderly persons offenses, petty disorderly persons offenses and other non-indictable offenses except where exclusive jurisdiction is given to the Superior Court
  • Proceedings to collect a penalty where jurisdiction is granted by statute
  • Violations of the fish & game laws
  • Violations of motor vehicle and traffic laws (including parking violations)
  • Violations of municipal ordinances

Resources & Forms

Links

Private Citizen Complaint Forms

Local Supplemental Violations Bureau Schedule

Ordinance NumberOffensePayable Amount
193-5.1Repairing Vehicle Parked on Street$80
193-5.2Parking of Specified Vehicle Prohibited at All Times$55
193-6Parking Prohibited at All Times$49
193-7Parking Prohibited During Certain Hours$49
193-9Meter Parking/Time Limited$21.50
193-10Vehicles over Four Tons$81
193-21Snow Emergency/No Parking$80
39:4-138Prohibited Parking$54
197-7.1Handicapped Parking Court MandatoryN/A