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Municipal Court Department

Barbie Gerald, Clerk of Court

Clerk of Court:
Barbie Gerald
(706) 632-2091 Ext. 3 or
Fax: (706) 946-3288
Ms. Gerald has served the City since 2006.

Office hours are Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Mission Statement

This mission of the Blue Ridge Municipal Court is to provide prompt courteous service in an efficient professional manner and to fairly and impartially safeguard the rights of all who come before the court.

Blue Ridge Municipal Court is held on the second Monday of every month in the Blue Ridge City Hall, 480 West First Street, Blue Ridge, Ga. 30513, at begins at 4:00pm.

You may call the Clerk of Court at (706) 632-2091 to find out the fine amount for your citation. Please allow 72 hours from the time you receive the citation for processing. The office of the Clerk is open Monday-Friday from 8:00am until 5:00pm.

If you have received a citation within the City limits of Blue Ridge, you have until the noted court date to pay the fine or appear in Blue Ridge Municipal Court on that date. If you fail to pay your fine or appear in court, a warrant for your arrest will be issued, and additional contempt of court fine will be accessed and your driver’s license will be suspended.

The Judge of Municipal Court allows many violations to be paid prior to your scheduled court date. This is referred to by the court as posting a cash bond. However, if you received more than one citation and any of those citations are for a Mandatory Appearance you will be required to come to court. Any ticket that can be paid by posting a cash bond must be paid by 3:00pm the assigned court date at the City Court location in person or by mail. Tickets processed through the mail must be received by the court date, postmarks are not accepted. Payments by mail must be by money order or cashier’s check, payable to Blue Ridge Municipal Court. Payments may be paid online at or by using the automated phone system by dialing 1-844-850-3152.

Court Appearance is mandatory for the following offenses:

  • DUI
  • Suspended Driver’s License
  • Driving while Unlicensed
  • No Insurance
  • Suspended Tag 
  • Shoplifting
  • Commercial Vehicle Littering
  • Furnishing Alcohol to a Minor
  • Underage Drinking
  • Possession of Alcohol
  • Possession of Drugs
  • Passing a School Bus
  • Speeding in Excess of 25 MPH Over the Limit
  • Aggressive Driving
  • Racing
  • Laying Drag
  • Accident Caused by Unsecured Load
  • Attempting to Elude Police
  • Animal Cruelty
  • Leaving the Scene of an Accident
  • Public Indecency
  • Any Offense by Someone Under 21 Years Old
  • Any Offense Involving a Motor Vehicle Accident