Burlington Municipal Court


Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic the Burlington Municipal Court office is currently closed to the public, however, Zoom video hearings are being held along with some special set in person hearings. Please contact your attorney or call the court prior to your hearing to determine if your appearance is necessary.

You can contact the court clerk by calling 360-755-0492 or by email.

Payments can be mailed to: 311 Cedar Street Suite A, Burlington WA 98233

Bank card payments via phone: 1-877-793-8935 (toll free) or internet: www.burlingtonwatix.com

There is also a drop box located in the front of the Public Safety Building.

Burlington court room  interior

Responsibilities

The Burlington Municipal Court is responsible for processing citations issued in violation of city ordinances and some state statutes by the Burlington Police Department. The court sets cases for arraignments, hearings, trials, or probation revocation.

Case variety includes, but is not limited to:

  • Criminal traffic cases such as driving while under the influence (DUI); negligent driving first degree; driving while license suspended; first, second or third, and other criminal traffic violations.
  • Criminal, non-traffic cases such as domestic violence assault, theft third, disorderly conduct, criminal trespass.
  • Traffic infractions such as speeding, failure to stop at stop sign, no valid operator’s license, or no insurance.
  • Other hearings held are charges such as vehicle impound, seizure hearings, or dogs at large.

Court Calendar

  • Court is held on the first, second and third Wednesday of each month.
  • Scheduled jury trials are on the fourth Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of each month.
  • Court dates may be affected by holidays.
  • You can find your court date by logging onto the JIS site for Washington courts or by calling the Burlington Municipal Court at 360-755-0492.