Municipal Court

The Black Hawk municipal court handles traffic cases, municipal code violations, and parking tickets. The court has original jurisdiction over all misdemeanor municipal code, ordinance, and traffic violations occurring within the city limits of the City of Black Hawk.

The City of Black Hawk holds Municipal Court at the Gilpin County Justice Center on the 3rd Thursday of each month.


Gilpin County Justice Center
2960 Dory Hill Road
Black Hawk, CO 80422

From Black Hawk, head north on Highway 119 for 5.2 miles to Highway 46/Golden Gate Canyon Road. Turn right on Highway 46/Golden Gate Canyon Road and travel 0.6 miles to Dory Hill Road. Turn right on Dory Hill Road. The Gilpin County Juistice Center is 0.1 miles on the left hand side.

Important Information

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Pay fines in person at the Black Hawk Municipal Court Clerks' Office located inside the Police Department at 221 Church Street, Black Hawk CO 80422.

Black Hawk Municipal Court accepts cash, checks, credit cards (Visa/Master Card/American Express/Discover), and prepaid debit cards. There is not an ATM machine at the Gilpin County Justice Center.

Black Hawk Municipal Court does not handle Driving Under the Influence, Driving While Impaired by drugs or alcohol, or any kind of vehicle registration complaints. We do not handle domestic violence cases. These violations are handled by the Gilpin County Court, located at 2960 Dory Hill Road, Black Hawk, CO 80422. Their number is 303-582-5522.

Contact Information

Judge Ronald W. Carlson
(303) 582-1727

Janet Dennehy
Court Clerk
(303) 582-1727

Mailing Address:
PO Box 68, Black Hawk, CO 80422

Physical Address:
2960 Dory Hill Road
Black Hawk, CO 80422

Phone: (303) 582-5878
Fax: (303) 582-5381