Keizer Municipal Court

PLEASE NOTE:  Court Sessions have been cancelled indefinitely pending further notice due to COVID-19 protocol however the Court Office is still functioning internally and citations are being processed on the arraignment date as assigned on your citation.   

If you would like to appear in person, contact the Court Office at 503.856.3406 to discuss your options for continuance.

Traffic Citations

You have three options, as listed on your citation, if you do not want to appear in person:

Option 1

Enter a plea of No Contest and pay the amount of the presumptive fine as listed on the front of your citation prior to your assigned Court appearance date.  If your fine is reduced by the Judge, any refunds will be sent by mail so please include any address updates with your plea.

Once your plea has been received by the Court, payment can be made three ways:

  • By phone:   503.856.3406
  • Mail to:   PO Box 21000  Keizer, Oregon 97307
  • Drop in silver Payment Drop Box located in the front parking area of City Hall at 930 Chemawa Rd NE in Keizer

Option 2

Enter a plea of No Contest and submit a letter of explanation prior to your assigned Court appearance date.

If you choose this option, you will make a written appearance and waive your right to a trial. The court may consider your written statement when establishing the amount of the fine.

Option 3

Enter a written plea of Not Guilty and request a trial prior to your assigned Court appearance date.   

You will be notified of your trial date by mail so please include any address updates and phone number with your plea.  If you have not received your trial notice within 45 days, call the Court for a status update.

CORRECTABLE VIOLATIONS:   Call the Court Office at 503.856.3406 for information on Vehicle Compliance Program.

To submit your plea electronically please complete and submit the form below.