Fulton City Court
Message from Fulton City Court
During the NYS Governor’s Mandates New York State Courts are consolidating for essential services ONLY.
Emergency Applications can be made at:
Oswego County Court
39 Churchill Road
Oswego, New York 13126
Hours: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Should you have a question regarding an essential matter call (315) 671-4699
Fulton City Court is in New York’s Fifth Judicial District and is located on the second floor of the City of Fulton Municipal Building located at 141 S. First St. Fulton.
Administration & Schedule
City Court Judges
Honorable David H. Hawthorne
Honorable James M. Nicholson
Chief Clerk I
Fulton City Court
141 South 1st Street
Fulton, NY 13069
Monday – Friday 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Filing & Payment Hours:
Monday through Friday 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM (Wednesday Mornings are Court Calendar and there may be a wait during that time)
Criminal Calendar and Misdemeanor Traffic are heard on Wednesday mornings beginning at 9:00 AM
Small Claims/Commercial Claims are heard at 9:00 AM on Tuesday mornings depending upon the Judge’s schedule. (You will be advised of the Court date at the time of filing.)
Summary Proceedings (Evictions) are scheduled for Tuesdays at 9:00 AM
Arraignment Calendar of Criminal Cases are scheduled for Thursdays at 9:00 AM
Traffic Violation Cases are scheduled for Thursdays at 9:00 AM
City Code Violations are scheduled for the second Tuesday of every month at 2:00 PM
Location & Directions
From the North — Oswego, NY
Take 481 South into Fulton. You will go through two stop lights – continue on 481 – after second stop light Alltel will be on your right, then Key Bank, Advanced Auto Parts directly after will be the Fulton Fire Department. This is the back side of the municipal building. We are upstairs of this building. Parking is located on First Street and on the Northwest side of the building.
From the South — Syracuse, NY
Take 481 North into Fulton. You will go through three lights (3rd light is the intersection of Rt. 481 and Rt. 3 – Wendy’s is on the Southwest Corner) You need to be in the right hand lane continue on Rt. 481 for one and a half blocks. The Fulton Fire Department which is the back of the Municipal Building where the Court is located is the second building on the left of the second block. Parking is located on First Street and on the Northwest side of the building.
From the West — Rochester, NY
Take Rt. 104 East to Rt. 3 in Hannibal, take a right on Rt. 3 continue on Rt. 3 into Fulton, you will pass through three lights (3rd light is the intersection of Rt. 3 and Rt. 57 – Pizza Hut is on the Southeast corner) Get in the left lane as you are crossing the bridge. At the end of the bridge there is a light (First Street) take a left. Continue on First Street for one and a half blocks. The Municipal Building is the third building on the second block on the right. Parking is located on First Street and just past the municipal building on the right.
From the East — Mexico, NY
Take Rt. 3 West into Fulton. Continue on Rt. 3 through the blinking yellow light. Proceed through three lights (3rd light is the intersection of Rt. 3 and Rt. 481). You will turn right at the fourth light (First Street). Continue on First Street for one and a half blocks. The Municipal Building is the third building on the second block on the right. Parking is located on First Street and just past the municipal building on the right.