City Offices and Facilities Closed for Christmas

December 21, 2020  
Merry Christmas with candy canes and gingerbread men

In observance of Christmas, the following City government offices and facilities will be closed Thursday, Dec. 24, and Friday, Dec.  25.

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.
  • Municipal Code Compliance Division, 214 N. Hogan St.
  • Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department administrative offices, 515 N. Julia St.
  • Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department offices, 214 N. Hogan St.
  • All community and senior centers, and gymnasiums managed by the Parks, Recreation  and Community Services 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.
Jacksonville Public Library
All public libraries will be closed Thursday, Dec. 24, and Friday, Dec.  25.
 
Garbage, Yard Waste and Recycling Collection
Collection services will be suspended Friday, Dec. 25. The makeup day for Friday will be Saturday, Dec. 26.
 
630-CITY Call Center
The office will be closed Thursday, Dec. 24, and Friday, Dec. 25. Citizens can submit a request for City service online anytime at MyJax.CustHelp.com.
 
Animal Care and Protective Services
The City’s animal shelter will be closed Friday, Dec. 25.
 
Cecil Aquatics & Gym
Cecil Aquatics & Gym will be closed Thursday, Dec. 24, and Friday, Dec. 25.
 
Tennis Centers
All tennis centers will be closed Thursday, Dec. 24, and Friday, Dec. 25.
 
Huguenot Memorial Park
Huguenot Memorial Park will be open from 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 24, and Friday, Dec. 25. The 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 JaxParks.com.
 
Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park
Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park will open from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 24, and Friday, Dec. 25.  Park day-users and campground visitors may enter from 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., with the exception of permitted campers and their authorized visitors with passes, day-use visitors must depart by 6 p.m. Camping reservations close at 6 p.m. daily. Only campers with prepaid reservations can gain access from 6 – 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 RVs set up by 9:30 p.m. After 9 p.m., no one may enter to set up on a campsite.