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). 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  Matthew B. Smith
 Senior Associate Judge  Michael B. Forte, Jr.
 Associate Judge  Joanna M. Achille
 Associate Judge Raymond C. Coia
 Associate Judge  Angelyne E. Cooper
 Associate Judge  Maureen Slack Dicristofaro
 Associate Judge
 Steven Moretti
 Associate Judge  Nicholas A. Solitro
Associate Judge  Robert A. Ragosta
 Court Administrator  Elisabeth A. Bettis

City of Cranston Municipal Code of Ordinances


Pay your Cranston Municipal Court Violation:

APRA Request Form

City of Cranston Municipal Code of Ordinances