Municipal Courts

Any and all violations of the City of Harvey's Municipal Codes and Ordinances are adjudicated in the City of Harvey municipal court system. The municipal court system is composed of two courts:

Municipal "Housing" (Property) Court
Municipal "Traffic" (Parking) Court

Court is held in the Harvey Municipal Center's Council Chambers, located at 15320 Broadway Avenue, Harvey, IL. 60426.

Municipal "Housing" (Property) Court

All code violations -- in reference to the City of Harvey's property maintenance ordinances -- are adjudicated in this court.

Court call is the second Wednesday of each month. Sign in begins at 9:00 a.m. and is ended at 11 a.m. Cases are heard from 9:45 a.m. until 5 p.m.

In order to have an efficient process, please make sure you have your citations numbers and all supporting and necessary documents ready to present.

Each citation will receive up to three court calls.

Listed below are the Fines and Fees Scales for the City of Harvey Municipal Housing Court:

COURT COST AND FINES
1st Appearance: $25.00 plus fine
2nd Appearance: $50.00 plus fine
3rd Appearance: $75.00 plus fine

If you do not appear by the 3rd notice, a lien is filed on the property.
 
The charges for a lien are the amount of the fine plus 9% interest,current document filing fee and $25.00 administrative fee.

Payment Options:
Citations can be paid in person or via mail at:

Harvey Municipal Center
15320 Broadway Avenue
Harvey, IL. 60426

Please make check or money order payable to the "City of Harvey."

Please note: If you chose to pay your citation before the first appointed court date you may mail your check or money order for the fine amount and the administrative court cost of $25.00 will be waived.

If you fail to appear for your first court hearing, you will be sent a second court notice. At this time you may still pay the original fine amount plus a $50.00 administrative court cost.

With the failure to appear at the second court date, a third and final court date will be sent to you. You may still pay the original fine amount, plus an increased administrative court cost of $75.00.

If you do not respond to any court notices, a lien will be placed on the property.

If you have any questions, please call 708.210.5350.

Municipal "Traffic" (Parking) Court

All code violations -- in reference to the City of Harvey's traffic and parking ordinances -- are adjudicated in this court. These citations are in reference to non-moving violations.

Court call the is second Friday of each month. Sign in begins at 9:30 a.m. and is ended at 11:00 a.m. Cases are heard from 9:45 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.  

In order to have an efficient process, please make sure you have your citations numbers and all supporting and necessary documents ready to present.

Each citation will receive up to three court calls.

Payment Options:
Citations can be paid in person or via mail at:

Harvey Police Department
15301 Dixie Highway
Harvey, IL. 60426

Please make check or money order payable to the "City of Harvey."
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Mayor's Welcome
On behalf the entire Harvey community, I would like to welcome you to the official web site of Harvey, Illinois.
Eric J. Kellogg
Mayor