Traffic Court

What do I do if I get a traffic ticket from DeKalb County Police?

Most traffic citations will be handled by the State Court – Traffic Division which operates out of the old Recorders Court building now called the Camp Circle Court Complex. The complex is located at 3630 Camp Circle, Decatur, Georgia 30032.  If you received a citation that indicates that you should report to the Camp Circle location to handle your matter, please do so.

All ordinance violations will be handled in Magistrate Court which is also located at 3630 Camp Circle, Decatur, Georgia 30032.

How do I pay my fine?

For most traffic offenses, you may pay online at  Online payments are accepted 24 hours a day.

You may make payment prior to your court date, either in person or online, in lieu of appearing, except for the following is a list of mandatory appearance offenses.

Mandatory Appearance Offenses

40-5-121           Driving on a Suspended/Revoked/Cancelled License

40-5-20             Driving without a License

40-6-270           Duty of Driver (“Hit & Run”)

40-6-395           Fleeing and Eluding

40-6-181           Any speed OVER 85 mph anywhere; any speed OVER 75 on a two-lane road (Super Speeder code section is 40-6-189)

40-6-186           Racing

40-6-251           Driving in a circular or zigzag course (“Laying Drags”)

40-6-390           Reckless Driving

40-6-397           Aggressive Driving

40-6-10             No insurance; no proof of insurance

40-6-15             Driving MV on suspended/canceled/revoked registration

40-6-140(e)       Driving over RR Xing w/o sufficient clearance

40-6-271           Duty upon striking unattended vehicle

40-5-146(a)       Operating a “commercial vehicle,” as defined in 40-5-142(7) without a CDL license

40-5-146(b)       Operating a “commercial vehicle,” as defined in 40-5-142(7) with a suspended/revoked/cancelled CDL license

40-5-147           Operating a “commercial vehicle,” as defined in 40-5-142(7) in violation of a CDL instructional permit

3-3-23(a)(2)      Minor in Possession of Alcohol

**********          Any driver under age 21 – traffic citation

What if I have questions?

For general questions, call (404) 294-2099 or email

If you are an attorney, you may call (404) 294-2200.