Mayor’s Court

Meghan Ward 
Clerk of Court
(740) 967-5961
599 South Main Street
Johnstown, Ohio 43031


The Village of Johnstown Mayor’s Court is held the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month. Court is held in the Village Council Chambers at 599 South Main Street. Those charged with municipal violations come before a licensed magistrate to have their cases heard. After a case has been heard, any applicable fines can be paid through the Clerk of Court.

Payment of Fines

The Clerk of Court can accept cash, checks, eChecks and credit cards.

Make all checks payable to: Johnstown Mayor’s Court 

eCheck and credit card payments are accepted for Village Mayor’s Court through Official Payments Corporation at:

Convenience fees are as follows:

  • eCheck fee of $3.00 for payments under $10,000.00
  • eCheck fee of $15.00 for payments over $10,000.00
  • Credit card fee of 3% for payments by Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover

If you can waive your right to a court hearing, you can pay at the Johnstown Police Department located at:
599 South Main Street
P.O. Box 457
Johnstown, Ohio 43031

The Village Offices have a drop box located on the southeast corner of the building. You may contact the Clerk of Court to see if you can waive your right to a hearing at (740) 967-5961.