Municipal Court

The Town of Bayfield’s Municipal Court is committed to the administration of justice with equality, fairness, and integrity.

The Bayfield Municipal Court administers judicial operations of the Town in accordance with the Town's ordinances and Colorado Revised Statutes. Types of cases heard in Bayfield Municipal Court include traffic, parking, animal, and other municipal code violations. The Town enforces minor offenses that violate the Model Traffic Code or the Bayfield Town Code. Bayfield Municipal Court does not hear civil or felony cases.

Municipal Court is held on the third Thursday of every month beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the Town Hall Board Room at 1199 Bayfield Parkway.

May 2020 Municipal Court has been postponed until June 18, 2020.
The court clerk will call defendants if court dates change.

Court employees cannot give legal advice, but are happy to answer procedural questions.

Fine payments may be mailed to:

Bayfield Municipal Court
Attn: Municipal Court Clerk
P.O. Box 80
Bayfield, CO 81122

The court judge is appointed for two year terms. James A. Casey has served as Bayfield's Municipal Court Judge since September of 2011, and was reappointed by the Town Board of Trustees in early 2020.

Town Clerk Kathleen Cathcart serves as Municipal Court Clerk, attending Municipal Court and maintaining court records.

Court questions may be directed to Clerk Cathcart at kcathcart@bayfieldgov.org or 970-884-9544 x104.