City Offices and Facilities Closed for the New Year

December 28, 2018  
Fireworks over downtown Jacksonville

In observance of the New Year, the following City government offices and facilities will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019.
 

Closures include:

  • City Hall at St. James, 117 W. Duval St.
  • Ed Ball Building, 214 N. Hogan St.
  • Jake M. Godbold City Hall Annex, 407 N. Laura St.
  • Yates Building, 231 E. Forsyth St.
    • (The Office of the Tax Collector, including all Tax Collector branch offices and The Office of the Property Appraiser)
  • Duval County Courthouse, 501 W. Adams St.
  • Supervisor of Elections main office, 105 E. Monroe St.
  • Animal Care and Protective Services, 2020 Forest St.
  • Municipal Code Compliance Division, 214 N. Hogan St.
  • Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department administrative offices, 515 N. Julia St.
  • Parks and Recreation Department offices, 214 N. Hogan St.
  • All community and senior centers and gymnasiums managed by the Parks and Recreation Department
  • Tillie K. Fowler Regional Park Nature Center, 7000 Roosevelt Blvd.
  • Victim Services Center, 403 W. 10th St.
  • Kids Hope Alliance, 1095 A. Philip Randolph Blvd.
  • Social Service Division Emergency Assistance office, 1809 Art Museum Drive
  • Right-of-Way and Stormwater Management Division administrative offices, 609 St. Johns Bluff Road
  • Mowing and Landscape Maintenance Division administrative offices, 609 St. Johns Bluff Road
  • Solid Waste Division administrative offices, 1031 Superior St.
  • Household Hazardous Waste Facility, 2675 Commonwealth Ave.
  • The Ritz Theatre & Museum, 829 N. Davis St.
  • Cecil Gym and Fitness Center, 13531 Lake Newman Drive
  • Cecil Aquatic Center, 13611 Normandy Blvd., will continue to be closed through Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019.
  • Jacksonville Public Library – All branches will close at 6 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 31 and reopen on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019.

Garbage, Yard Waste and Recycling Collection

Collection services will run as scheduled.

630-CITY Call Center

The office will be closed on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019. Citizens can submit a request for City service online anytime at 630CITY.coj.net.

Tennis Centers

Tennis centers will be open on Monday, Dec. 31 from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. and closed on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019.

Pools

All outdoor pools are closed for the season.

Huguenot Memorial Park

Huguenot Memorial Park will be open from 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019. Admissions gate closes for entry at 5 p.m. Camping is available.
 
Periodically, Huguenot Memorial Park managers must implement limited beach parking plans in preparation for high tides or other natural occurrences which could cause beach and/or park closures if maximum vehicle capacity is reached.  Park-goers are always encouraged to check conditions before visiting the park by calling (904) 255-4255 or visiting www.jaxparks.com.

Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park

Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park will maintain regular hours, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Park day-users and campground visitors may enter from 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. All but permitted campers and their authorized visitors with passes must depart by 6 p.m. Camping reservations close at 5:30 p.m. daily. Only campers with prepaid reservations can gain access from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. People without a prepaid pass waiting for them will not be admitted after 5:30 p.m. All campers must check-in by 9 p.m. and have tents and RV’s set up by 9:30 p.m. After 9 p.m., no one may enter to set up on a campsite.