The Municipal Court handles a variety of cases under state laws and city ordinances, including D.U.I., parking disputes, traffic and moving violations, and “quality of life” cases including disorderly conduct, minor drug offenses, and panhandling.
The total proposed operating budget for the Municipal Court is $13,519,056. This is an increase of $339,722 (+3%) from the previous year. The number of authorized positions (jobs) is proposed to remain the same at 185.
The Atlanta City Council’s Public Safety & Legal Administration Committee has jurisdiction over the Municipal Court’s operations.