Mayor's Court

‚Äč18688 Royalton Road
Strongsville, Ohio 44136
Phone: (440) 580-3155
Fax: (440) 238-8458

The court is located in the Strongsville Police Station, at the corner of Pearl and Royalton roads (Routes 42 and 82). Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Acceptable forms of payment: cash, Visa, Mastercard or debit card

No personal checks accepted. Money orders or bank cashier’s checks made out to Strongsville Mayor's Court are acceptable for mail-in payments.

Click Here to Pay Online: Traffic Violation Waivers and Payments

Mayor’s Court is in regular session every second week. Attorneys are asked to call in to confirm their court dates. Attorney sessions start at 8 a.m. on court days. 
Court starts at 9:30  a.m. 
Five-day OVI hearings will be on Thursday mornings at 8 a.m. on non-court weeks.


2023 Schedule
Presiding Officer: George Lonjak

 
For tickets issued between: Court Date:
Dec. 19, 2022 – Jan. 1, 2023 January 5
Jan. 2 – Jan. 15 January 19
Jan. 16 – Jan. 29 February 2
Jan. 30 – Feb. 12 February 16
Feb. 13  Feb. 26 March 2
Feb. 27 – March 12 March 16
March 13 – March 26  March 30
March 27 – April 9  April 13
April 10 – April 23 April 27
April 24  – May 7 May 11
May 8 – May 21 May 25
May 22 - June 4 June 8
June 5  – June 18 June 22
June 19 – July 2 July 6
July 3 – July 16 July 20
July 17 – July 30 August 3
July 31 – Aug. 13 August 17
Aug. 14 – Aug. 27 August 31
Aug. 28 – Sept. 10 September 14
Sept. 11 – Sept. 24 September 28
Sept. 25 – Oct. 8 October 12
Oct. 9 – Oct. 22 October 26
Oct. 23 – Nov. 5 November 9
Nov. 6 – Nov. 19 November 21
Nov. 20 – Dec. 3 December 7
Dec. 4 – Dec. 17 December 21

**5-day hearings are on the opposite Thursdays at 8 a.m.

Traffic offenses and misdemeanor criminal cases are heard in Mayor’s Court. If you contest the charge, the case is referred to Berea Municipal Court.

2024 Schedule

For tickets issued between: Court Date:
Dec. 18, 2023 – Dec. 31, 2023 January 4
Jan. 1, 2024 – Jan. 14, 2024 January 18
Jan. 15 – Jan. 28 February 1
Jan. 29 – Feb. 11 February 15
Feb. 12  Feb. 25 February 29
Feb. 26 – March 10 March 14
March 11 – March 24  March 28
March 25 – April 5  April 9
April 6 -- April 21 April 25
April 22  – May 5 May 9
May 6 – May 19 May 23
May 20 - June 2 June 6
June 3  – June 16 June 20
June 17 – June 28 July 2
June 29 – July 14 July 18
July 15 – July 28 August 1
July 29 – Aug. 11 August 15
Aug. 12 – Aug. 25 August 29
Aug. 26 – Sept. 8 September 12
Sept. 9 – Sept. 22 September 26
Sept. 23 – Oct. 6 October 10
Oct. 7 – Oct. 20 October 24
Oct. 21 – Nov. 3 November 7
Nov. 4 – Nov. 17 November 21
Nov. 18 – Dec. 1 December 5
Dec. 2 – Dec. 15 December 19


Court Officials

Magistrate George Lonjak
Prosecutor John Castele
Clerk of Court Judy Burichin

Contact the court at mayors.court@strongsville.org

Appearing in Court

If you were issued a citation, your scheduled appearance date and time appears at the top of the citation. If the officer has indicated a personal appearance is required, it is mandatory you appear in court.

If the citation is marked as waiverable, you may avoid an appearance in court by signing the waiver form and paying the fine and costs prior to your scheduled court date.