Municipal Court

Municipal Judge: The Honorable J. Frank Quattlebaum

Associate Judge: The Honorable Chasity S. Avinger

Clerk of Court: Sally M. Beard

Assistant Clerk of Court: Joanie H. Pinter

Physical Address: 117 Dazzy Circle, Santee, SC 29142

Mailing Address: Post Office Box 1220, Santee, SC 29142

Phone: 803.854.2438 ext. 1   Fax: 803.854.4003


Court is held at 6 p.m. unless otherwise stated on the citation or correspondence.

Proper attire is required in the courtroom during sessions.



Clerk of Court Office Hours:

Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Closed for lunch between 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.

Closed Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays


Payment Information:

If you have been issued a citation by a Santee Police officer, please review the ticket for information about your court date, time, and fine amount.

The court does not receive over the phone payments at this time.

Online payments may be made at

Payments may be mailed in the envelope that the officer may give you. Mailed payments must be made by Money Order, Certified Check, or Cashier’s Check. Please include the ticket number, found at the bottom right hand corner of the ticket, on the form of payment.

Mail your payment to Santee Municipal Court, P.O. Box 1220, Santee, SC 29142.

Any correspondence must be directed to the court no later than one week prior to your court date. No inquiries about citations will be answered on the court date.


2018 Court Schedule: *


January 10th & January 23rd   May 9th & May 22nd   September 12th & 25th
February 20th & February 27st   June 13th & June 26th   Octobe 10th & 23rd
March 14th & March 27st   July 11th & July 24th   November 14th & 27th
April 11th & April 24th   August 15th & 21st  

December 4th &19th

The open court dates listed above are subject to change.

Jury trials and preliminary hearings are held on an as needed basis, not necessarily coinciding with court schedules.

All court sessions are held at the Municipal Court Room located at 117 Dazzy Circle, Santee, SC 29142, formerly the SC Dept. of Motor Vehicles.


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