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Notice of Adoption of a Resolution Designating the “Benteler III Economic Revitalization Area” and Notice of Public Hearing

Friday, January 17, 2020

The Goshen Common Council passed Resolution 2020-01 on January 7, 2020 declaring the designation of the Benteler III Economic Revitalization Area at 910 Eisenhower Drive South, Goshen, Indiana for the purpose of phasing-in certain personal property taxes in connection with the installation of new manufacturing... more

DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

All City of Goshen offices will be closed Monday, January 20, in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Trash collection services WILL CONTINUE AS REGULARLY SCHEDULED on Monday and the rest of the week. The Board of Works meeting scheduled for Monday, January 20, has been canceled due... more

CITY STAFF MONITORING RAIN, POTENTIAL FLOODING THIS WEEKEND

Friday, January 10, 2020

With the weather forecast calling for extended and intense periods of rain this weekend and Monday, the City of Goshen is monitoring areas that may be affected by flooding. The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for areas in Elkhart County, including some within Goshen’s city... more

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Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, February 3, 2020, 2:00pm

City Council meeting

Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 7:00pm

First Fridays

Friday, February 7, 2020

City Court

Goshen City Court
Judge Richard L. Mehl was elected to the bench in November, 2019. His first term of office began January 1, 2020. 

Goshen City Court has jurisdiction over criminal misdemeanors, city ordinances and traffic infractions.

The Ordinance Violations Bureau is administered by the City Court Clerk who serves as the Violations Clerk.  The Violations Clerk accepts written appearances, waivers of trial, admissions of violations, and payment of civil penalties for parking violations and other ordinance violations.   Ordinance 4411, Ordinance Violations Bureau can be viewed in its entirety at the following link: Ordinance Violations Bureau. The Schedule of Civil Penalties, as amended on January 1, 2009 per the listed ordinance, is as follows:

  • Parking Violations - First Offense - $150.00
  • Parking Violations - Second Offense within One Year - $200.00
  • Parking Violations - Third and Subseqent Offenses within One Year - $250.00
  • All other Ordinance Violations - First Offense - $175.00
  • All other Ordinance Violations - Second Offense within One Year - $225.00
  • All other Ordinance Violations - Third and Subsequent Offenses within One Year - $250.00

The City Court Clerk accepts cash, money orders or credit/debit cards (see details below):

Credit/Debit Card:
YOU MUST HAVE YOUR CASE NUMBER IN ORDER TO PAY BY CREDIT/DEBIT CARD. This number is available by calling the court office, 574-533-9365, or by viewing your case online at mycase.in.gov. (Case numbers for Goshen City Court begin with 20H02)

  • If you pay at the Goshen City Court Office (111 E. Jefferson St.), or via the Internet, paygov.us, there is a 3% convenience fee with a minimum charge of $2.
  • If you pay over the phone (574-533-9365), there is a 4.95% convenience fee with a minimum charge of $2.50.

MAKE sure your payment is being made to GOSHEN CITY COURT when paying online or by phone. 

ALWAYS write down your CONFIRMATION NUMBER and call the Goshen City Court (574) 533-9365, with your payment information to ensure your account will be properly credited.

Goshen City Probation
Alison Gingerich, Chief Probation Officer
574-533-9998 or 574-534-4503
alisongingerich@goshencity.com
Office hours: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm., Monday through Thursday; 8:00 am - 4:30 pm on Friday


City Court Clerk
Office hours: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm, Monday through Thursday; 8:00 am - 4:30 pm on Friday.

111 E. Jefferson St.
Goshen, IN 46528
574-533-9365
Email: citycourt@goshencity.com