Court & Citation News Concerning COVID-19 Closures

Appearing in person for Rockwood Municipal Court is currently cancelled until further notice. If you received a citation and it includes violations concerning insurance, light law, registration, driver license, you may provide documentation to court clerk prior to court date. These documentations can be emailed to . We are also offering phone hearings with the judge on moving violations.  If this option works for you, please call us at (865) 354-0611 so we can get your phone number and put your citation in special file. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us.

Dana Pemberton, City Judge

Susan Thomas, Municipal Court Clerk
Christy Hughes, City Clerk
(865) 354-0611

If you have received a summons or citation, it requires you to appear in person before the Municipal Court of Rockwood, Tennessee on the date written on your ticket unless you wish to plead guilty and pay your fine and costs by mail, online, or at City Hall at 110 N. Chamberlain Avenue before your court date:

If you wish to plead guilty without coming to court, follow these steps:

Sign your name to the “Appearance Plea and Waiver” on the back of your ticket AND include a money order, cashier check, or personal check payable to:

Rockwood City Court
110 N. Chamberlain Avenue
Rockwood, TN 37854

You may pay online with credit or debit card, or pay by phone with credit or debit card. Please note: A convenience fee will be charged for paying with credit or debit cards.

Pay Citation Online

Pay Citation Online

If you wish to plead not guilty, YOU MUST COME TO COURT.

Warning: If you fail to appear in court or your payment has not been received by your court date, a failure to appear fee of $50.00 will be added to costs/fines. Also, your driver license may be suspended.

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