Village of Thornville

Perry County, Ohio, USA

Mayor's Court Frequently Asked Questions

  • When is court? Court is always on the 2nd & 4th Wednesdays at 7pm unless otherwise specified.
  • Where is court? At the Thornville Village Offices located at 1 South Main Street in Thornville, which is also the intersection of SR 188 and SR 204.
  • Do I have to go to court? If your charge is a Misdemeanor 4, 3, 2, or 1 (sometimes notes as M4, M3, M2, M1 on your ticket) or if advised, you must appear.
  • Can a Mayor's Court send people to jail? Yes
  • Can a Mayor's Court sentence people to community service? Yes
  • Can a Mayor's Court put people on probation? Yes
  • Does the court take checks? Yes, however it is a felony to pass a bad check on a court.
  • Can I pay with cash? Yes, however you should not send cash in the mail, and it should be paid in person.
  • Can I drop my fine off in the drop box? Yes, however we recommend you only drop off checks or money order, cash will be at your own risk.
  • Who do I make checks payable to? Checks should be made payable to "Thornville Mayor's Court"
  • I received a ticket from the Highway Patrol or Perry County Sherrif.  Do these tickets go to Thornville Mayor's Court? No, these tickets will most likely go to the Perry County Court.  Your ticket should identify the appropriate court locaton.