Municipal Court

Department Information and Staff

Public Safety Building, 2nd Floor
228 Chesnut Street
Monday thru Friday | 8:00am - 4:00pm
Phone: 973-284-4945 | Fax: 973-284-4914

 NameTitlePhone and Email
Joanne Cocchiola, Esq. Municipal Court Judge (973) 284-4940 x2162
Patricia Conroy, CMCA Municipal Court Administrator (973) 284-4940 x2173
Ann Rizos Deputy Municipal Court Administrator (973) 284-4940 x2157


September - December, 2012

Court meets every Wednesday morning at 9:00 a.m. (No court scheduled for October 31st, however). In addition the 5 p.m. evening sessions for the remainder of 2012 are as follows:
September 12
October 10 & 24
November 7 & 28
December 12

About the Nutley Municipal Court

  • Receives and files all complaints signed by law enforcement officers and private citizens for violations that occur in the Township of Nutley.
  • Types of cases include violations of state traffic laws, petty disorderly and disorderly persons offenses and Township ordinance violations.
  • Court Sessions are held on Wednesdays
  • To appear in court or change a court date, you must contact the Municipal Court at least 7 days before the court date

Traffic and Parking Violations Payments

  • In Person: Violations may be paid during normal business hours
  • Online:

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