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FACE COVERING DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Thursday, April 9, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has guidelines for using cloth face coverings and how-tos if you'd like to make your own. The CDC also emphasizes that people use cloth face covering instead of medical grade personal protective equipment (PPE), because surgical masks and N95 respirators... more

INTERURBAN TROLLEY GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

Thursday, April 9, 2020

The following is a message from the Michiana Area Council of Governments (MACOG): The Interurban Trolley fixed route service and the Interurban Trolley ADA Access service will operate as usual in Elkhart and Goshen on Good Friday, April 10, 2020. Please be advised, the ADA Access Dispatch... more

CITY WORKING ON MOSQUITO CONTROL

Thursday, April 9, 2020

With warmer weather the last few days we saw some mosquitoes already. In an effort to reduce the populations the City is dropping larvicide tablets in areas prone to the propagation of mosquitoes. Community mosquito control programs can help to reduce the number of mosquitoes and prevent mosquito-borne... more

Upcoming Events All »

Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, April 13, 2020, 2:00pm

Redevelopment Commission

Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 3:00pm

CANCELED–Community Relations Commission

Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 7:00pm

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

IMPORTANT: GOSHEN CITY PROBATION has suspended all face-to-face appointments during the COVID-19 pandemic. Probation Officer Alison Gingerich will conduct appointments over the telephone instead. Please call (574)533-9998 for your appointment. (If Alison is not your PO, you need to contact County Probation).

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