Criminal and Traffic Division

The court handles all traffic and criminal misdemeanors committed within its jurisdiction. The court also holds initial and preliminary hearings for felony cases where an alleged crime has been committed.

Misdemeanor traffic and criminal initial appearance hearings are held on Mondays, except holidays, at 10:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. in Norwalk, Ohio.

If the Norwalk Municipal Court is closed, the Norwalk Police Department, located at 37 N. Linwood Avenue, Norwalk, Ohio is open 24-hours a day and will accept payment for waivers, bonds, etc.

Failure to Appear

Failure to appear in Court as required will result in the following actions: