Luis Rodriguez, Director
City of Kenner
Telephone: (504) 468-7277
WELCOME TO THE CITY OF KENNER MAYOR’S COURT
and CLERK OF COURT'S OFFICE
Traffic tickets that do not require a mandatory court appearance can now be paid with ease online. This payment option is offered as a convenience to the public.
CLICK HERE TO PAY YOUR TICKET ONLINE
IF YOU HAVE RECEIVED A LETTER FROM AMS REGARDING AN OVERDUE CITATION OR FINE, PLEASE CALL 1-800-555-5160.
CLERK OF COURT
The Clerk of Court has the responsibility of recording all documents filed with the Mayor’s Court, keeping a record of all court proceedings and collecting various fines, forfeitures, and court costs ordered by the court and specified by the City Code of Ordinances.
The Mayor’s Court, through impartial judgments, interprets and applies the law to resolve disputes and to ensure due process of the law. This Court has jurisdiction over traffic, misdemeanor and code enforcement violations occurring within the City of Kenner.
The office is open Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Most traffic tickets may be paid after 21 days from the issue date. Non-mandatory violations may be paid prior to the court date. To contest a traffic ticket, the defendant must appear in person on the day indicated on the bottom of the ticket. To speak with a clerk, please call (504) 468-7277 or fax (504) 468-7213 during regular business hours. Please call after sending a fax to confirm receipt.
TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS / ACCIDENTS
When a person receives a traffic ticket, the court date and time are listed on the bottom of the ticket. Citations past due may result in additional fees, suspended driver's license, and an attachment. The following violations are MANDATORY court appearances:
- Hit and run
- Child restraint
- Speeding 20mph over the limit or greater
- All insurance violations
- Open container
- All school zone violations
- Texting while driving
- No driver's license
- Allowing an unlicensed person to drive
MISDEMEANORS, ATTACHMENT ARRESTS AND CODE ENFORCEMENT CASES
Misdemeanor cases (with the exception of loud sound), cases in which the defendant was arrested on an outstanding attachment, and code enforcement cases all require a court appearance. The date and time of the court appearance are on the summons and/or booking form.
EXPUNGEMENT INSTRUCTIONS PACKET
PLEASE CLICK THE FOLLOWING LINKS BELOW TO BE REDIRECTED TO ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
TICKET PAYMENT INFORMATION
PAY TICKETS ONLINE
COURT APPEARANCE & CONDUCT
MANDATORY APPEARANCE VIOLATIONS
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COURT