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A national public health disaster has been declared for the United States of America. The Center For Disease Control is the go-to place for information as it pertains to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Access to City departments is limited, or prohibited. In response to the declaration and to provide for the public health, safety, and welfare of all, the Universal City Municipal Court has taken the following measures:​​
• In order to better serve our customers, the Municipal Court business hours will be Monday-Thursday, 7am-6pm and closed Fridays.​ ​​
​•You are strongly encouraged to take care of your citation before your court date and time. Currently there is minimal traffic in the lobby; court clerks are available to help you with your citation at the lobby window during regular business hours prior to your court date.​​  You may request payment extensions, defensive driving, deferred disposition, pay in full or provide proof for dismissible offenses prior to your court date.  ​If you appear in person, all safety precautions will be observed.​​
​•If you choose to appear in court before the judge, you will be required to wear a mask at all times.  Practice 6' social distancing inside and outside of the courtroom.  Due to increased safety measures you will experience longer wait times.  You must inform the court if you have symptoms of COVID-19, have tested positive for COVID-19, or have been in close contact with another person who has symptoms of COVID-19.  ​​
​•​As stated on your citation, you need to bring photocopies to request defensive driving and as proof for dismissible offenses;  you will not be able to leave to get copies once check in has begun. ​​​
​•For questions, please call 210-659-0333 ext. 715, 716, or 717.​​​
​•Citations with a pending court date may be paid in full online at:, Online Bill Pay, Municipal Court.  
​​•Warrant payments may be made at  From the home page, on the left side, click on Warrant Payments, proceed to the Official Payments page, Local Payments.​  Do not use the letter when entering a citation number. 


The Universal City Municipal Court handles all Class C misdemeanor traffic and city ordinance violations written by Universal City Police, Animal Control, and Code Enforcement departments. Universal City Municipal Court is a court of record.

Court Business Hours

Administrative Hours of Operation: 7:00 am-6:00 pm, Monday-Thursday, closed Friday. 
If you are over 17 years old, you may be able to pay citations, process dismissal requests, or make arrangements for defensive driving, deferred disposition or a payment extension before your court date.

Court Hours of Operation

Check in begins at 7:00am; you must be seated in the courtroom no later than 8:15am in order to see the judge.
Court is held the 2nd and 4th Wednesday morning of each month; you must appear on your scheduled court date in order to appear before the judge. If you are not scheduled for a court docket you will not be admitted to the courtroom.

Texas Government Code § 36.004:

For the current month's report on appointments: no appointments have been made and no fees have been approved.  

Self-Help Information

The Texas Court Help website is provided by the Texas Office of Court Administration.  This website contains information such as lawyer referral services, content on local legal aid offices, directions to County self-helps centers and law library access. This is a third-party site and the City of Universal City is not responsible for any content on this website.