Phone: Criminal and Traffic (440) 392-5900, Civil and Small Claims (440) 392-5883

| Address: 7 Richmond St. P.O. Box 601 Painesville, OH 44077

Wedding Information

To schedule a wedding in the Painesville Municipal Court:

  • Please call the Lake County Marriage License Bureau at (440) 350-2326 for information and requirements to obtain a marriage license or visit their website at
  • At least one of the parties must reside within Painesville Municipal Court's jurisdiction:
    • Concord Township
    • Fairport Harbor Village
    • Grand River Village
    • Leroy Township
    • Madison Township
    • Madison Village
    • North Perry Village
    • Painesville City
    • Perry Township
    • Perry Village
  • $50 Court Costs ◊ Non-refundable deposit payable at time of scheduling your appointment. (No cost for Active Military Personnel. Must have ID present.)
  • Weddings are performed on Thursdays 10:45 am.
  • Photo ID must be presented at the time of scheduling your appointment.
  • Please fill out the application and bring completed application with you to schedule your wedding ceremony date.
Wedding Application - PDF Format Download
Wedding Application - Word Format Download

Weddings will not be scheduled by phone, however, you may call Sue Germovsek at (440) 392-5875, M - F, 8:30am - 4:00pm for additional information.