Book a Court Appointment
Front counter services are available by walk-in, however appointments are encouraged to avoid long wait times.
To book an appointment at the front counter, select the Book an Appointment button below for the court location listed on your offence notice (ticket). The court location number, Newmarket 4960 or Richmond Hill 4961, can be found on the top right corner of your ticket.
Appointments are also available by calling the Newmarket courthouse at 1-877-331-3309 or the Richmond Hill courthouse at 1-866-758-0750. When booking an appointment, you will be asked for your name, phone number, email address and offence number.
Appointments are available for the following court services:
- Traffic ticket and fine payments
- Requesting a trial
- Obtaining appeal information
- General inquiries
- Filing re-opening applications
- Requesting a time extension
- Applying for disclosure
- Serving appeals, motions involving appeals, factums, transcripts and books of authority for Part I POA and Part III POA municipal offences
When booking an appointment online, follow the prompts to select which service you require, a date and time and provide the requested contact details then select the Create Appointment button.
Once the booking is complete, you will receive a confirmation email containing your appointment details as well as instructions on how to reschedule or cancel an appointment if needed.
Ministry and Municipal Enforcement First Appearance Appointments
** For Ministry and Municipal Enforcement Agents Only**
Virtual First Appearance appointments can be booked online by selecting the Book a First Appearance Button below. Once the booking is complete, you will receive a confirmation email containing appointment details and Zoom call in information that can be used when preparing the summons. Instructions on how to reschedule or cancel an appointment is also included in the e-mail.
You may file your documents in person by booking an appointment at york.ca/courts or by emailing an electronic copy to @email
If you require more information or assistance, please contact Court Administration at 1-866-331-3309 for the Newmarket (4960) courthouse or 1-866-758-0750 for the Richmond Hill (4961) courthouse, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.