Chamblee municipal court closed next week after coronavirus case

Chamblee will close its municipal court next week.

Chamblee will close its municipal court next week.

Chamblee residents will not be able to resolve their traffic citations or misdemeanor cases next week after a municipal court staff member tested positive for COVID-19.

The municipal courthouse will be closed, meaning the court sessions for Monday and Wednesday will be canceled, the city said in a Facebook post. It is the second time the Chamblee Municipal Court had to shut down due to a positive coronavirus case since reopening in late June.

The city said it learned of the positive case Thursday, adding that the staff member was present during Monday’s traffic court session. The staff member, who was not exhibiting symptoms during that session, was not in close proximity with any attendees and followed social distancing guidelines, according to the post. The staff member wasn’t present at Thursday’s traffic court session.

The other staff members who were in close proximity to the infected employee are self-quarantining for 10 days and won’t be allowed to return to work until they test negative, Chamblee said.

The City of Chamblee late yesterday was informed that a member of its municipal court staff tested positive for...

Posted by City of Chamblee, GA on Friday, October 9, 2020

The city reaffirmed that its municipal court adheres to the statewide judicial emergency order and its guidelines. To enter the courthouse, all attendees must wear masks, have their temperature scanned and must social distance. In addition, only 25 attendees are permitted in the building at once.

Chamblee Municipal Court is located at 3518 Broad Street. To reschedule a court date, visit

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