In-Person Court Hearings Resume March 15

Town Issues Closures, Cancellations Ahead of Storm Event 

By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager  

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 18, 2021) – The Town of Mount Pleasant has announced the following closures and cancellations as severe weather moves in our geographical area this afternoon.

  • All Town of Mount Pleasant Administrative Offices will close at 2:00 PM today, March 18 and reopen tomorrow March 19 at regular hours.
  • All afternoon or evening meetings scheduled for March 18 have been postponed. View the Calendar at
  • The Municipal Court will cancel its 1:30 and 3:00 PM court sessions today, March 18. Court appearances will be rescheduled, and notifications will be mailed. Payments prior to court date may be made here:
  • All Recreation facilities will close at 2:00 PM today. Afternoon activities for March 18 are cancelled or postponed. Stay tuned at
  • Trash and garbage collection will proceed as scheduled. The Public Services Department has prepared for the storm event and will complete their routes as scheduled.

Municipal Court Mission

Our mission is to serve the public with integrity, professionalism, and respect in the performance of our daily duties; to diligently hold ourselves to a higher standard of excellence and to preserve the public trust.

The Mount Pleasant Municipal Court will at all times adhere to the South Carolina State Code of Laws and the policies and procedures as set forth by the South Carolina Court Administration in the application of justice, and by oath, solemnly vow to uphold and protect the rights and liberties of all individuals who appear before us.


Town of Mount Pleasant Municipal Court Expungement Meet & Greet

How can a bad decision affect your employment? How can your child's poor decision affect his/her scholarship? Who qualifies for an expungement? How long does it take to get a case expunged? How much does an expungement cost?  Meet with staff members of the Municipal Court and get these and other questions answered? Meet us at 100 Ann Edwards Lane - Courtroom B, March 14, 2019, from 5 to 7 p.m.

Department Staff

Our department consists of five part-time judges, a court administrator, an assistant court administrator, an office manager, an executive secretary, two full-time court clerks, three full-time accounting clerks, one part-time court clerk, and two part-time bailiffs. The Mount Pleasant Municipal Court proceedings are held at the Municipal Complex, 100 Ann Edwards Lane.

Municipal Court sessions are scheduled Monday through Friday. The Clerk of Court’s Office schedules jury trials, processes warrants, conducts all transactions relating to the court docket, and adjudication of misdemeanor state violations, and municipal codes. Any questions pertaining to court hearings and jury duty service can be answered by calling the Municipal Court.

​Contact The Court

To contact the court, click here.

Payment Details

All traffic tickets or other violations can be paid electronically here:

Traffic tickets and other violations can also be paid at the Clerk of Court’s Office or mailed to:

Clerk of Court's Office
100 Ann Edwards Ln.
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

Methods of payment include

  • Mastercard and Visa (payments can be made in person or over the telephone)
  • Cash (if paying in person)
  • Money orders
  • Certified check (made payable to the Mount Pleasant Municipal Court)
  • We do not accept personal checks

Continuance Requests

First continuance request:

A return email will advise if the request has been granted. There may be insufficient time to process a request received within 48 hours of the court date which would result in the case going forward as scheduled.

Second continuance request:

All requests for a second or subsequent continuance will be ruled on by the judge on the court date if received within 48 hours of the court date. If the request is denied at that time, your case will go forward as scheduled. If your request is granted, the new court date and time will be mailed to you at the address on file.

Submit your request HERE.


A Notice of Appeal

must be filed with the Mount Pleasant Municipal Court within ten (10) days of the court date. The appeal form will be provided upon request by the Clerk of Court’s office. The fine imposed by the judge, at time of sentencing, must be paid prior to filing the Appeal.

The Notice of Appeal

should include name, address, telephone number, and any error of law made by the judge in his/her finding of guilt.

The Court will file the appeal along with the judge’s return to the Court of Common Pleas for Charleston County. Notification of appeal hearing will be sent from the Court of Common Pleas to the address listed on the appeal paperwork.

Certified Copy of Dispositions

Under the Freedom of Information Act, §30-4-30, copies of dispositions, and other applicable information may be obtained by filling out the appropriate form provided by the Clerk of Court’s office.

Department of Motor Vehicles

Questions regarding driver’s license points, suspension, reinstatement, which police agency issued my ticket, may be addressed by contacting the Customer Service division of the Department of Motor Vehicles in Columbia, South Carolina at (803) 896-5000.

Motion for a New Trial

A motion for a new trial must be filed with the Clerk of Court’s office. The appropriate form will be provided for completion, to include, the reason for missing the assigned court date, name, address, telephone number, and citation number(s).

The clerk will assign a court date and time to come back before the original judge, who will make a determination whether or not to grant the motion for a new trial.