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Crystal Vasquez,
Court Administrator

South Padre Island City Hall (More Like This)
4601 Padre Blvd
South Padre Island, TX 78597
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  • Office: (956) 761-8137
  • Office Fax: (956) 761-3224
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  • Office Hours:
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Monday - Friday

Municipal Court

Welcome to the City of South Padre Island Municipal Court web page. We hope that you find this site informational regarding court procedure so that you may determine the best course of action regarding your violation. The Municipal Court strives to serve our internal and external communities with integrity, professionalism, and the highest level of customer service while providing a variety of services.


The Municipal Court's primary function is to process all Class C Criminal charges filed by the Police Department and Code Enforcement Officers alleged to have occurred within the city limits of the City of South Padre Island. These include charges filed under the Texas Transportation Code, Penal Code, Alcoholic Beverage Code, Health and Safety Code, Education Code, and the City of South Padre Island Code of Ordinances.



Mission Statement:


The Municipal Court will perform its job competently, efficiently, and fairly in order to merit public confidence. The Municipal Court will rely on Public confidence in order to enforce its orders. Municipal Court has a duty to create and maintain such public confidence in an order that persons can rely on the protection of the rights that all citizens have under the constitution of the United States. It has and will always be the intention of the Municipal Court to treat all citizens that come before the Court with respect, dignity, and courtesy without regard to their race, color, and or religion.



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    The lane closures for this project will start on October 04, 2021, through February 2022. Please note that traffic will be reduced from two lanes to one lane but not for the entire length of the bridge. All lane closure sections will be approximatel...
  • SPI provides hurricane preparedness resources
    The City of South Padre Island would like to remind you to be prepared during this hurricane season. Planning what to do in advance is an important part of being prepared. As a coastal community, we all play a part in protecting our residents, visit...
  • City facilities to require masks/spring break tips
    As Governor Abbott's GA-34 order is in effect, all City facilities will require mask/face coverings while in City buildings. The City of South Padre Island's COVID-19 Disaster Declaration will remain in place as COVID-19 remains a threat to the publ...