Temporary Hours: Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Traffic Division is currently open to the public from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
The Traffic Division of the Municipal Court processes violations of the Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Code issued in the City of Philadelphia. Such violations include, but are not limited to, red light citations, stop sign violations, and driving without a license, registration, or insurance.
The Traffic Division of Municipal Court was established by Act 17 of 2013 by the Pennsylvania General Assembly, which abolished the former Philadelphia Traffic Court and transferred its jurisdiction to the Municipal Court.
The Honorable Joffie C. Pittman, III was appointed by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to serve as the Administrative Judge of the Municipal Court, Traffic Division, effective January 3, 2022.
The Traffic Division is committed to providing efficient and convenient service through extended evening hours and affordable payment plans.
Please note that the Traffic Division does not handle parking violations. All inquiries concerning parking violations should be directed to the Parking Authority at 215-683-9600.
About the Traffic Division
Honorable Joffie C. Pittman
800 Spring Garden Street, P.O. Box 56301
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130-6301
Courts within Traffic Division of Municipal Court:
- Impoundment Court operates between the hours of 9:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M., Monday through Friday.
- Motion Court operates between the hours of 9:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M., Monday through Friday.