City of Chester Municipal Court

2740 Dawson Drive, Chester, SC 29706
Fee Collection Window Hours
8:30 AM- 4:30 PM, Monday- Friday, with the exception of posted holidays.
Closed 12 PM- 1 PM for lunch daily.

General Information

Traffic Ticket Fines are due within 15 days of court date on ticket. If you are not present for your court date, please bring payment to the Municipal Court or mail payment in form of cashier check or money order to:
Chester Municipal Court
2740 Dawson Drive
Chester, SC 29706

Municipal Court is held on Mondays at 5 pm. Court dates are not negotiable.
When you come to court, please be prepared to pay your fine at that time.
Please read the City of Chester Municipal Court Courtroom Rules, which also includes the court dress code, prior to your court appearance. (Link to Courtroom Rules document).

Municipal Court Staff
Judge Angela M. Killian – Chief Judge
Judge Theodore Wilder, Jr.
Judge Gail Hamilton
Clerk of Court: 803.581.2133, ext 248
Gisela Gaither, Assistant Clerk of Court: 803.581.2133, ext 225

Municipal Court FAX Number: 803-385-4812

The municipal judges have schedules that make them available daily for bond hearings and other miscellaneous assistance.
Judges are available generally from 8 am- 9 am, and 4 pm- 5 pm, Monday- Friday.