Traffic Tickets

 Taking Precautions during re-opening for COVID-19Effective June 1, 2020, access to Model Traffic to pay traffic tickets in person will be by appointment only

  • Walk-ins will not be accepted and will be turned away 
  • To schedule an appointment, please click this link and select Pay Traffic Ticket.
  • Those appearing for scheduled appointments will need to check-in while in their car, call into 303-271-5345, and be instructed when Records authorizes entry into the lobby.
  • 1-customer limit at the MTC window
  • All people entering the building are strongly encouraged to wear a face-covering and social distance and follow Public Health instructions on handwashing/sanitizer use.
  • Traffic Tickets may also be submitted online or by mail

Traffic Tickets need to be paid within the 20-day time limit. Payments can be submitted:

1. Online through 

2. By mailing payment to:

Model Traffic Unit
JCSO Sheriff’s Office
200 Jefferson County Pkwy
Golden, CO 80401

If you have any questions then please contact us at [email protected] or 303-271-5345.

Traffic citations must be paid no later than 20 days from the date the citation was issued. If not paid by that date, the notice becomes a summons, which requires a court appearance at the time and place indicated on the front of the summons.

Pay a Ticket Online

A Jefferson County traffic or parking ticket issued by a Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputy can now be paid online. It may take up to four business days from the date the ticket is issued for the ticket to appear in the online database. Pay your ticket online.

Tickets issued by other law enforcement agencies, such as Lakewood, Arvada, Wheat Ridge or Westminster, as well as JCSO summonses that start with "JCSO" must be paid online at the state website here

Pay a Ticket In Person

Payments may be paid using cash, check, money order, MasterCard or Visa at:
Sheriff’s Office Headquarters
200 Jefferson County Parkway
Golden, CO 80419


For hours of operation and directions please see the Sheriff’s Office Headquarters webpage or call 303-271-5345 or 303-271-5348.