Municipal Court

The Municipal Court is a court of limited jurisdiction. It hears both criminal and traffic offenses but only offenses which carry a penalty of not more than 30 days in jail and/or $500 plus court costs.

These also must be offenses that have occurred within the City limits of North Myrtle Beach. These offenses may include:

  • Criminal domestic violence
  • Driving under the influence
  • Insurance and registration violations
  • Moving violations (speeding, disregarding traffic signal, reckless driving)
  • Open container
  • Public disorderly conduct
  • Seat belt violations
  • Trespassing