HOUSTON, Texas – Due to inclement weather, the City of Houston Municipal Courts Department will be closed beginning at 4p.m., on Thursday, September 19th. Normal business hours will resume effective Friday, September 20th. Individuals who have court settings on Thursday will be given the opportunity to reset their case(s).

Resets will be given in person at all City of Houston court locations September 20, 2019 through September 27, 2019, until 5p.m. Please visit the Municipal Courts’ website at for information on all court locations and hours of operation. It is important to note that if an individual fails to reset their case(s) during the reset period of September 20 - 27, 2019, an arrest warrant may be issued.

On Thursday, September 19th, there will be:

  • No Trials by Judge.   Anyone scheduled for trial on this day must come in person September 20, 2019 through September 27, 2019 to receive a new trial date. All scheduled trials will resume Friday, September 20, 2019.
  • No Parking Adjudication Hearings. Hearings will resume Friday, September 20, 2019.
  • If you have a hearing scheduled, you will be rescheduled and notified by mail of your new hearing date.

For additional announcements and information please call the City of Houston Helpline at 3-1-1, or 713.837.0311  if outside of the City of Houston, or visit the Municipal Courts website at