Xenia Municipal Court has jurisdiction over violations of any ordinance of any municipal corporation within its territory. The court also has jurisdiction over all misdemeanor violations of state law that occur within the limits of the court’s territory. Additionally, the court conducts initial hearings, and/or any other necessary hearing, prior to indictment of a defendant for felony charges originating within the jurisdiction of the court.
The Xenia Municipal Court has jurisdiction for the cities of Xenia and Bellbrook; the villages of Yellow Springs, Cedarville, Jamestown, Spring Valley, and Bowersville; and the townships of Sugarcreek, Xenia, Cedarville, New Jasper, Silvercreek, Ceasarcreek, Miami, Jefferson, Ross, and Spring Valley. The Court’s jurisdiction also includes four college campuses: Central State University, Wilberforce University, Cedarville College, and Antioch College. Law enforcement agencies located within the jurisdiction of the court include: Bellbrook Police Department; Cedarville Police Department; Central State University Police Department; Greene County Animal Control; Greene County Sheriff’s Office; Greene County Parks District; Jamestown Police Department; Ohio Department of Parks and Natural Resources; Ohio Department of Wildlife; Ohio State Highway Patrol; Sugarcreek Township Police Department; Wilberforce University Police Department; Xenia Police Division; and Yellow Springs Police Department.
There is a civil division of Xenia Municipal Court for cases valued up to $15,000, landlord/tenant cases, and small claims cases valued up to $3,000.
Xenia Municipal Court has a Probation Department that supervises over 800 individuals assigned to Probation by the Court. The Probation Department oversees the court’s house arrest program and community service program.
Xenia Municipal Court is located on the second floor of Xenia City Hall, 101 N. Detroit Street. The XMC Probation Department is located at 64 E. Main St.
Hours are 7:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays. Hours are 7:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays. The Court and Probation Department observes the following holidays: New Year's Day; Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; Memorial Day; Independence Day; Labor Day; Veteran's Day; Thanksgiving (and the Friday following); and Christmas Day.
Fax: (937) 376-7288