departments

municipal court

Towanda Municipal Court is dedicated to providing fair, efficient, professional, and effective dispositions of all matters within its jurisdiction.  Towanda Municipal Court has jurisdiction of violations of City ordinances for traffic cases and other types of cases, such as code violations and misdemeanor criminal matters.

 

Municipal court is held regularly on the second Tuesday of each month at 12:00 P.M. (noon) at City Hall, 110 S. 3rd, Towanda, KS 67144.  Proceedings are on a first-come basis.  Attendees are asked to sign in when they enter the court room, and names are called in the order they signed in.

laws enforced in municipal court

Municipal Code of Ordinances
The municipal code is a compilation of the laws enacted and enforced by the city government.

Standard Traffic Ordinance

Traffic violations in the City of Towanda are enforced using the Standard Traffic Ordinance, as amended.

Uniform Public Offense Code
Non-traffic violations in the City of Towanda are enforced using the Uniform Public Offense Code.

Kansas Statutes
Kansas statutes are laws enacted by state legislators, published by Kansas Revisor of Statutes, and distributed by the Secretary of State.