Municipal Court


Cranston Municipal Court

5 Garfield Avenue

  Cranston, RI 02920

Tel: 401-477-5010 | Fax: 401-477-5197 | Email:

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The Clerk's Office is open daily 8:30 A.M. To 4:00 P.M. Monday thru Friday.


Municipal Court Directory 

The Cranston Municipal Court was created by local ordinance in 1987 pursuant to State enabling legislation (RIGL 45-2-21). The Court is legally authorized to adjudicate certain State moving traffic violations, all local Cranston ordinance offenses e.g., parking, zoning, etc. and minimum housing code violations.



Unless otherwise noted, a summons may be paid (check or money order) via U.S. mail or in person at the Cranston Municipal Court Clerk's Office (check, money order, credit card or cash) prior to Court. Suspensions must be paid via certified funds or exact change in cash. The Clerk’s office does not accept personal checks or credit card payments for suspensions.

Please call for suspension balances.


The Court and the Clerk's Office do not provide legal advice or legal counsel.

 Chief Judge  Raymond C. Coia
 Senior Associate Judge  Michael B. Forte, Jr.
 Associate Judge  Matthew B. Smith
 Associate Judge Emili Vaziri
 Associate Judge  Angelyne E. Cooper
 Associate Judge Kenneth Schreiber
Associate Judge  Robert A. Ragosta
 Court Administrator
 Maranda Botelho

City of Cranston Municipal Code of Ordinances


Pay your Cranston Municipal Court Violation:

City of Cranston Municipal Code of Ordinances