Plattsburgh City Court
   

Criminal Court 

PAYMENT OF FINE AND MANDATORY SURCHARGE
  • Payment Due Date
  • Acceptable Forms of Payment
  • Where to Pay
  • Applying Bail Monies to a Fine
  • Extension to Pay
  • Consequences of Failing to Pay
PAYMENT DATE

If you have been assessed a fine and/or mandatory surcharge, you must make payment by the date directed by the Court.

ACCEPTABLE FORMS OF PAYMENT

Acceptable forms of payments are:
  • cash
  • Visa or MasterCard
  • money order or certified bank check payable to the City Court
  • applying bail monies to a fine (click here for further instructions)
Note: The Court does NOT accept personal checks.

WHERE TO PAY

Payments may be made:
  • in person at the Court Clerk's Office located in the Plattsburgh City Hall
  • by mail (Note: Do NOT send cash through the mail) addressed to:
Plattsburgh City Court
24 US Oval
Plattsburgh, NY 12903

EXTENSION TO PAY

If additional time is needed to pay a fine or surcharge, you must make a request in person or in writing for an extension. Your request must indicate:
  • the reason for the extension
  • a date that you will be able to pay
  • current MAILING address and telephone number
The Court will consider the request and notify you of the decision.

CONSEQUENCES OF FAILING TO PAY

Failure to pay the fine and/or mandatory surcharge as directed will result in a warrant for your arrest and/or may result in the suspension of your drivers license and/or may result in the Court filing a Civil Judgement with the County Clerk which may affect your credit rating.
 

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