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Central Justice Center Facilities and Services

Facility Guide

General Parking: Santa Ana has metered parking in the Civic Center Area. Paid parking lots are conveniently located.

Elevators: Public elevators are located on all floors in both the East and West Wings.

Public Restrooms--West Wing: Public restrooms are located adjacent to the elevators.

Public Restrooms--East Wing: First and second floor restrooms are located on the east wall of the lobby area. Third floor restrooms are located between the escalator and the elevators. Fourth through eleventh floor restrooms are located to the west of the elevators.

Facilities for Persons with Disabilities

Parking: Metered parking is free to individuals with permits and is located on Parton Avenue and Bush Street. ADA accessible parking is available in fee lots adjacent to the building on Civic Center Drive West and Flower Street.

Juror Parking for Persons with Disabilities: Please telephone the Office of the Jury Commissioner at (657) 622-7000 for information.

Restrooms: Accessible restrooms are located on all floors: 1st floor near the security desk; at the south end of the West Wing; on the 2nd floor near the West Wing elevators; on the 3rd floor between the escalator and the elevators; and on floors 4-11 west of the elevators.

Service Guide

Food: The Courthouse Cafeteria is open to the Public and is located on the third floor, East Wing.

Public Telephones are available on every floor of the courthouse.

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Services for Persons with Disabilities

Information regarding ADA accommodations is available in the courthouse main lobby. Please contact Court Staff for personal assistance.

Service animals are welcome.

Public telephones: ADA Accessible phones are provided on the first floor and floors three through eleven.

TDD pay telephones are on the 3rd floor by the West Wing elevators.

Language and American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreters will be ordered upon request (see request form link below).

Assistive listening devices or computer-aided transcription systems for people with loss of hearing are available. If you know in advance that you will be requiring a device, computer-aided transcription, or an ASL Interpreter when you visit the Courthouse, please fill out the Request for Accommodation Form provided in the link below and call (657) 622-7292.

Mobility: Sheriffs will assist in directing and instructing witnesses, litigants and others to accessible court areas and in finding service alternatives. If you are participating in a trial or are a witness, please telephone our accommodation office at (657) 622-7751. The court staff will arrange for any special requirements you may request.

Service Request and Suggestion Form

The judicial officers and administrative staff want to make court services and facilities accessible to all. Your requests and recommendations are welcome. Please complete a service request and suggestion form available at the Security Desk on the first floor and give it to Court Staff on duty. They are also available to assist you in completing the form. The form can be mailed to:

Orange County Superior Court
ADA Coordinator
700 Civic Center Drive West
Santa Ana, CA 92701

If you know in advance that you will require accommodation services use the Judicial Council form linked below.

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Accommodation Services Request

One of the Court's goals is to contribute to the quality of life in the community by fairly and impartially administering justice in the most effective, efficient and professional manner possible.

The California Judicial Council has established a Rule of Court directing the method for requesting specific accommodation services to assist those participating in court proceedings. Forms to request accommodation are available in the Courthouse Lobby and at all public counters throughout the Courthouse. Additionally, the form can be accessed from the Superior Court of California, County of Orange ADA Information Website. Click here to download the form titled, "Request for Accommodations" directly from the Judicial Council Website. You will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader to read the forms. Click here to download Adobe Acrobat Reader . Suggestions and comments are always welcome. Please give completed request forms to staff at public assistance windows or mail to:

Orange County Superior Court
ADA Coordinator 700 Civic Center Drive West
Santa Ana, CA 92701
Telephone: (657) 622-7769

The Superior Court would like to make your visit as pleasant as possible. The Court and Sheriff's Staff are available to assist you. Please feel free to ask for assistance or accommodation if you are having difficulty using our facilities.

Suggestions and comments are always welcome. Please visit our Superior Court Website at for
more information.

Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

The Superior Court of California, County of Orange, does not discriminate on the basis of disability on admission to, access to, or the operation of its programs, services, benefits or activities. Questions, complaints, or requests for additional information regarding Court related ADA issues may be addressed to the Court ADA Site Coordinator. The ADA Site Coordinator will ensure that all complaints are investigated promptly and fairly. All complaints must be filed within ninety (90) days of the last alleged occurrence of discrimination.

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