Municipal Court


Vermilion County Municipal Court 

Municipal Court is derived from Vermilion County municipalities and Villages.


Municipal Court

Village of Tilton City Hall

1001 Tilton Road, Tilton, IL 618336

In Session: First and Third Tuesday of each month


Participating Municipalities

Village of Tilton                           Village of Catlin

Village of Westville             Village of Oakwood

Village of Fithian                Village of Fairmount

Village of Sidell                     City of Georgetown

Village of Indianola                Village of Belgium 

Village of Bismarck                  Village of Henning

Village of Rossville               Village of Ridgefarm

Village of Potomac                                                         


''What is Municipal Court?

Municipal Court is for any of the participating Municipalities above that have issued a notice to appear (NTA) or by a Building Inspector.

Can I appear here for my State Charges?

No. This is not State Charges and are held solely within the Municipal Court jurisdiction. 

Am I provided an attorney? 

No. The attorney present is there to represent the issuing entities only. 

What happens if I plea Guilty?

If the accused chooses to plead guilty they will accept all fines and court cost associated to their case. 

Can I choose to have a hearing?

There is a public hearing officer present that will hear cases if the accused chooses a hearing, but this hearing officer will determine guilt or innocence, as well costs that will be imposed if found guilty. 

Who will set my court date?

Court dates are assigned by the officer or the issuing entity, those dates will be on first and or third Tuesday of each presiding month.

Where can I make my payment?

Payments of fines for all entities can be made online or in person at the Village of Tilton City Hall.