Court Safety & Security

Security Screenings


All citizens who enter the Plano Municipal Court will be subject to a security screening that may include any of the following:
  • Walk-thru and/or handheld metal detector
  • Brief cases, handbags and packages x-rayed
  • Baby carriers and strollers checked by a hand-held metal detector
  • Inspection of cell phones and/or other electronic devices

Weapons Policy


No weapons are allowed. This includes
  • Guns, ammunition, and explosive materials (See Penal Code, Section 30.06 concerning concealed hand guns)
  • Box cutters or utility blades, razor blades
  • Knives of any sort
  • Illegal drugs
  • Illegal substances
  • Mace and/or pepper spray
  • Any other item that security officers believe would compromise the security and safety of the building

Additional Regulations


Drinks and food are prohibited from being brought into the Municipal Court.

For the safety of your child, please do not let your child sit on the customer service counters, pull or swing on the queue line ropes, or play on the stairs.

We appreciate your cooperation in helping us keep all individuals safe while in the Plano Municipal Court.