If you have been charged with a DUI/OVI in Delaware County, there are 4 courts in which your case can be filed. If you look at the bottom of your ticket, it should say your court date and the name or address of the court. Below is a list of Delaware courts with some important information and a link to their website.
This court is located at 70 North Union Street in Delaware, Ohio. The phone number for the Clerk of Courts criminal and traffic division is (740) 203-1570. Delaware Municipal Court has 2 judges that deal with misdemeanor criminal and traffic cases. Unique to this court is their strict policy on driving privileges. In an OVI case, driving privileges will only be allowed for your work, your school, and for medical purposes of yourself and your family. Driving others to their work or their school will not be permitted. They also require a $30 filing fee, current proof of insurance, and an application for restricted plates (yellow plates) when the request for privileges is filed.
This court is located at 91 North Sandusky Street in Delaware, Ohio. The phone number for the Clerk of Courts is (740) 833-2500. Delaware County Common Pleas Court has 3 judges that handle felony criminal and traffic charges.
This court is located at 9484 Dublin Road in Shawnee Hills, Ohio just north of Dublin. The phone number for the Clerk of Courts is (614) 889-2824. Shawnee Hills Mayor’s Court handles misdemeanor criminal and traffic matters. More serious offenses are often filed in the Delaware Municipal Court or they can be transferred there at your request.
This court is located at 9 East Granville Street in Sunbury, Ohio just north of Westerville. The phone number for the Clerk of Courts is 740-965-2684. Sunbury Mayor’s Court is also referred to as Sunbury Magistrate’s Court. If your charges carry the possibility of jail time as a penalty, you may choose to have the case transferred to the Delaware Municipal Court.