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Hours, Locations and Directions

 
Delray Beach and Palm Beach Gardens Locations Closed Every Friday
Due to continued insufficient funding from the Florida Legislature, the Clerk & Comptroller's Delray Beach and Palm Beach Gardens branch offices will be closed to the public every Friday until further notice. The Clerk’s West Palm Beach, Royal Palm Beach and Belle Glade offices will remain open on Fridays, but may experience longer than usual wait times. We appreciate your patience.

Hours of operation: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.*
*Delray Beach & Palm Beach Gardens locations are closed Fridays until further notice
All locations close on legal holidays.

For Court hours and holidays, please visit the 15th Judicial Circuit website.

Text or click for wait times

Need to pay a traffic ticket? Check wait times online before you go, or text CLERKPBC to 41411 to get estimated wait times on your mobile phone. There is no charge for this service, but standard messaging rates from your carrier may apply.

Civil court and probate wait times also are available (online only) for our North, South and West County locations. At this time, wait times are not available for other divisions in the Main Courthouse.

Main Courthouse

205 North Dixie Highway
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Phone: (561) 355-2996
Wait times (Traffic Violations & County Criminal Services only)

Services provided:

South County Courthouse

200 W. Atlantic Ave.
Delray Beach, FL 33444
Phone: Criminal (561) 355-2996, Civil (561) 274-1588
This location is closed on Fridays until further notice. 
Wait times

Services provided:

  • File New Cases: Small Claims
  • County Civil Damages Cases
  • Eviction (Landlord/Tenant) Cases
  • Family Court Cases
  • Probate Cases
  • Mental Health Services
  • Guardianship Cases
  • Petitions for Injunction for protection from Domestic Violence
  • Marriage License Applications and Ceremonies
  • Passport Applications and Renewals
  • Value Adjustment Board Petitions
  • All services related to Misdemeanor and Traffic Violations
  • Payment of Parking Violations
  • Self Service Center services including legal forms, appointments with the Legal Aid Attorney and Public View Stations
  • Accepts Recording documents to be forwarded to the Main Courthouse
  • Processes record searches
North County Courthouse

3188 PGA Blvd.
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
Phone: Criminal (561) 355-2996, Civil (561) 624-6650
This location is closed on Fridays until further notice. 
Wait times

Services provided:

  • File New Cases: Small Claims
  • County Civil Damages Cases
  • Eviction (Landlord/Tenant) Cases
  • Family Court Cases
  • Probate Cases
  • Mental Health Services
  • Guardianship Cases
  • Petitions for Injunction for protection from Domestic Violence
  • Marriage License Applications and Ceremonies
  • Passport Applications and Renewals
  • Value Adjustment Board Petitions
  • All services related to Misdemeanor and Traffic Violations
  • Payment of Parking Violations
  • Self Service Center services including legal forms, appointments with the Legal Aid Attorney and Public View Stations
  • Accepts Recording documents to be forwarded to the Main Courthouse
  • Processes record searches
West County Courthouse

2950 State Road 15
Room S-100
Belle Glade, FL 33430
Phone: (561) 996-4843

For USPS Express, Priority or Certified Mail (signature required) to the West County Branch, send to:
P.O. Box 4115, West Palm Beach, FL 33402

Services provided:

  • File New Cases: Small Claims
  • County Civil Damages Cases
  • Eviction (Landlord/Tenant) Cases
  • Family Court Cases
  • Mental Health Services
  • Petitions for Injunction for protection from Domestic Violence
  • Marriage License Applications and Ceremonies
  • Passport Applications and Renewals
  • Value Adjustment Board Petitions
  • All services related to Felony, Misdemeanor and Traffic Violations
  • Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Dependency Cases
  • Payment of Parking Violations
  • Self Service Center services including legal forms, appointments with the Legal Aid Attorney and Public View Stations
  • Accepts Recording documents to be forwarded to the Main Courthouse
  • Processes record searches
Midwestern Communities Service Center

200 Civic Center Way, Suite 500
Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411
Phone: (561) 784-1271

Services provided:

  • Traffic ticket payments
    • Payments accepted in person at the above address location-DO NOT send payments through the mail to the above address.
    • Send mailed payments to:
      P.O. Box 3544
      West Palm Beach, FL 33402-3544
  • County Criminal court payments for other penalties such as marine infractions, animal infractions and other misdemeanor cases
  • Marriage License Applications (no marriage ceremonies)
  • Sale of Self Service packets for divorce, eviction, small claims and other legal forms
  • Property owners’ Value Adjustment Board petitions
  • Accepts Recording documents to be forwarded to the Main Courthouse
  • Accepts documents to be filed in existing County Civil cases, such as small claims and eviction cases
Governmental Center

301 North Olive Avenue
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Phone: (561) 355-2996

Services provided:

  • Administration & Human Resources (9th floor)
  • Minutes of Palm Beach County Government Meetings (2nd floor)
  • Value Adjustment Board Petitions & Hearings (1st floor)
Contact Us

Contact Information

 
(561) 355-2996
Email Us
 
South County Courthouse:
Criminal: (561) 355-2996
Civil: (561) 274-1588

North County Courthouse:
Criminal: (561) 355-2996
Civil: (561) 624-6650
 
Midwestern Communities Service Center
(561) 784-1271

West County Courthouse:
(561) 996-4843
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