Municipal Court

The Municipal Court of the City of Des Peres is the judicial branch of the City government and by state law is a division of the Twenty First Circuit Court of St. Louis County.

Traffic violations and other City ordinance violations are heard by the Court, which is housed at the Des Peres City Hall located at 12325 Manchester Road.

Municipal Judge

The Municipal Court is headed by the Honorable Charles H. Billings, who was initially elected Municipal Judge in 1987 and subsequently been reelected to two year terms ever since.

The position of Municipal Judge is a part-time position. Mr. Billings is an attorney in private practice with the law firm of Bruntrager & Billings.

Other Contacts

Name Position Phone Email
Lucy Vatterott Court Administrator 314.835.6119 Email
Lori Hartman  Assistant Court Clerk 314.835.6112 Email