Municipal Court

Municipal Court Contact Information
P.O. Box 720222
5901 Terry Road
Byram, MS 39272

Phone: (601) 500-7010
Fax: (601) 372-7748


Municipal Judges: Judge Damon Stevenson and Judge William Kellum
City Prosecutor: Attorney John Scanlon


  1. ARE YOU HAVING COURT RIGHT NOW?  Yes, masks and social distancing is required.
  2. HOW CAN I PAY MY TICKET? To pay your ticket you can go to, online at City of Byram Website or call 800-444-1187 and pay by credit card. You will need either your ticket number and birthday or last name and birthday to look your ticket up.  If it cannot be found, then call the Court Staff at (601) 500-7010.
  3. IF MY COURT DATE WAS RESCHEDULED CAN I STILL PAY? Yes, See the answer for question #2 on how.
  4. HOW CAN I TALK TO SOMEONE? To abide by the social distancing requirements, we are requesting you contact us during normal business hours which are 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM at 601-500-7010

The Administrative Office of the Court is located at 5901 Terry Road and is open for assistance and information on weekdays from 7:30am – 5:00pm, with the exception of holidays.


The Municipal Court of the City of Byram has jurisdiction over all traffic offenses and misdemeanor criminal violations of the Mississippi Code of 1972 Annotated, as well as building/residential code and violations from the City of Byram Code of Ordinances. The Municipal Court sits in session on the second, third and fourth Friday of each month except for recognized holidays. Mississippi law allows you to prepay certain traffic tickets in lieu of making a court appearance. However, there are several traffic and other misdemeanor violations that require a mandatory court appearance. We encourage you to contact the court for fine amounts and further information:

Fine Payments
– Cash
– Certified Check (for the correct amount)
– Check (for the correct amount) Mississippi Residents Only
 – On line credit card payments (if you have questions regarding online payments please call: 800-444-1187)

If you choose to mail in your payment, please send to:
Byram Municipal Court, Post Office Box 720222, Byram, MS 39272