Municipal Court Info & Payment

Vermilion County Municipal Court 

Municipal Court is derived from Vermilion County municipalities and Villages.


Municipal Court

Village of Tilton City Hall

1001 Tilton Road, Tilton, IL 61833

In Session: First and Third Tuesday of each month
1:30 PM 



Participating Municipalities

Village of Tilton                           Village of Catlin

Village of Westville             Village of Oakwood

Village of Fithian                Village of Fairmount

Village of Sidell                     City of Georgetown

Village of Indianola                Village of Belgium 

Village of Bismarck                  Village of Henning

Village of Rossville               Village of Ridgefarm

Village of Potomac                    Catlin Township

Village Muncie             Oakwood Township

 Village Rankin                   Village Allerton

Village of Alvin                                     


Vermilion County Municipal Court DATES


  January 2, 2024     January 16, 2024

February 6, 2024     February 20, 2024

March 5, 2024     March 19, 2024

April 2, 2024     April 16, 2024

May 7, 2024     May 21, 2024

June 4, 2024     June 18, 2024

July 2, 2024     July 16, 2024

August 6, 2024     August 20, 2024

September 3, 2024     September 17, 2024

October 1, 2024     October 15, 2024

November 5, 2024     November 19, 2024

December 3, 2024     December 17, 2024


''What is Municipal Court?

Municipal Court is for any of the participating Municipalities above that have issued a notice to appear (NTA) or by a Building Inspector.

Can I appear here for my State Charges?

No. This is not State Charges and are held solely within the Municipal Court jurisdiction. 

Am I provided an attorney? 

No. The attorney present is there to represent the issuing entities only. 

What happens if I plead Guilty?

If the accused chooses to plead guilty they will accept all fines and court costs associated with their case. 

Can I choose to have a hearing?

There is a public hearing officer present that will hear cases if the accused chooses a hearing, but this hearing officer will determine guilt or innocence, as well as costs that will be imposed if found guilty. 

Who will set my court date?

Court dates are assigned by the officer or the issuing entity, those dates will be on the first and or third Tuesday of each presiding month.

Where can I make my payment?

Payments of fines for all entities can be made online or in person at the Village of Tilton City Hall.

How can I FOIA a Municipal Court Case?

FOIA request regarding a case NEEDS to be requested through the agency that issued the citation/ ordinance violation.