Municipal Court


The Municipal Court is located on the second floor of the:
George E Tompkins Municipal Complex
116 Sherman Avenue
Seaside Heights, NJ 08751

The building is between Central Avenue and the Boulevard. Enter through the glass door next to the firehouse and proceed to the second floor. An elevator is available. Please check for your name on the court docket located outside the courtroom entrance and take a seat in the courtroom.

Courtroom Etiquette

Please arrive to court on time according to the scheduling notice you received in the mail.

The Judge will take attendance at the beginning of each court session. If you arrive late, please see a clerk in the Violations Bureau. Absolutely, no cell phone use in the courtroom and Violations Bureau. Please silence your ringer.

All persons entering the Municipal Court are subject to search. Illegal weapons will be confiscated by a police officer.


You can pay parking/traffic tickets online using the e-payment portal. Visit the NJMC Direct judiciary payment system. You will need your parking or traffic ticket, license plate number, and your VISA or MasterCard.

You may also make payments at the Violations Bureau located at the Municipal Court address.