Municipal Court

The Town of Steilacoom contracts with the Lakewood Municipal Court for court services to include prosecution and public defender services. All infractions and misdemeanors filed after September 10, 2013 are being routed to the Municipal Court at the City of Lakewood. 

City of Lakewood Municipal Court

6000 Main Street, Lakewood, Washington 98499   Map

Telephone: (253) 512-2258

Fax: (253) 512-2267


 Hours of Operation:

Counter & Payments: Monday to Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Phones: Monday to Thursday: 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. & 1:30 to 4:00 p.m., Friday: 9:00am-12:00pm

No payments accepted after 4:45 pm.

General Description

The Municipal Court is a Court of Limited Jurisdiction that hears criminal misdemeanors and gross misdemeanors, infractions, parking and photo infraction violations that occur in the Cities of Lakewood, University Place, and the Town of Steilacoom.

The Municipal Court does not hear small claims cases or civil cases, change names or issue marriage licenses. Please contact Pierce County District Court at (253) 798-7474 for more information.

Court proceedings are open to the public and accessible to individuals using wheelchairs. Parties interested in viewing hearings should contact the court to verify session times. Please be aware that the courtroom is not an appropriate place for children.

Payment and Collections

The Lakewood Municipal Court utilizes a collection agency to manage all payment agreements in excess of 60 days or to pursue individuals who have not adhered to the Court order for payment.

If your account is in collections, please contact AllianceOne at (253) 620-2222.