Municipal Court

Jackson Municipal Court hears violations of the ordinances of the Town of Jackson. These ordinances involve criminal offenses, traffic violations, animal control violations, parking violations, and other municipal ordinance violations. The court manages warrants, probation, accounting, and administration.

Melissa M. Owens, Municipal Judge
Joanna Burkhart, Municipal Court Clerk

Contesting Parking Tickets

Prior to appearing in court, individuals seeking to contest a parking ticket can write to the Town Prosecutor, Lea Colasuonno, via email at or send a written letter to the mailing address below with ATTN: Town Prosecutor. Such letter/email must be submitted to the Town Prosecutor within 14 days of the date of issuance.

The following information must be included in the letter/email:

  • The reason(s) you are asking for leniency
  • Citation Number (This is NOT the event number)
  • Full Name
  • Vehicle License Plate Number
  • Mailing Address
  • Email Address
  • Phone Number

In addition, as with all tickets issued by the Jackson Police Department, individuals may come into court on the date listed on the ticket and plead not guilty and seek a trial.

If you cannot come to an agreement with the prosecutor by the court date listed on the citation, you must appear in court or you may face additional fines and charges.

Appearing in Municipal Court

Initial appearances at Jackson Municipal Court are normally held every Wednesday at 9:00 AM in the Federal Courthouse at 145 East Simpson Avenue. You may contact the Court Clerk with any questions during regular business hours or leave a message at the phone number listed below.

Parking ticket bonds may be mailed to the mailing address above or delivered to the front desk at the Town Hall. If you prefer, you may also pay your ticket online here. Please be sure to include your citation number. The Town of Jackson accepts cash, credit/debit cards, and personal checks (please do not mail cash).

Instructions for Defendants Appearing in Municipal Court

Main Office
Jackson Town Hall
150 East Pearl Avenue
Jackson, WY 83001
Hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday, or by appointment

Mailing Address:
Jackson Municipal Court
PO Box 1687
Jackson, WY 83001

Phone: (307) 733-3932 extension 1152
Fax: (307) 739-0919


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