City Offices and Facilities Closed for Labor Day

September 03, 2015  
City Hall at St. James

Most city government offices and facilities will be closed on Monday, Sept. 7 in observance of the Labor Day holiday.  

Monday, Sept. 7 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, as well as all Tax Collector branch offices, and the Office of the Property Appraiser).
  • Duval County Courthouse, 501 West Adams St.
  • Supervisor of Elections main office, 105 E. Monroe St.
  • Animal Care and Protective Services, 2020 Forest 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, Recreation and Community Services  Department
  • Victim Services Center, 403 W. 10th St.
  • Jacksonville Children’s Commission, 1095 A. Philip Randolph Blvd.
  • Behavioral and Human Services Division Emergency Assistance office, 1809 Art Museum Dr.
  • Right-of-Way and Stormwater Maintenance Division administrative offices, 609 St. Johns Bluff Rd.
  • Mowing and Landscape Maintenance Division administrative offices, 609 St. Johns Bluff Rd. 
  • Solid Waste Division administrative offices, 1031 Superior St. 
  • Household Hazardous Waste Facility, 2675 Commonwealth Ave.
  • The Ritz Theatre & Museum, 829 N. Davis St.


Residential garbage, yard waste and recycling will be collected as usual on Monday, Sept. 7. The Trail Ridge Landfill (5110 U.S. Highway 301) will maintain normal operating hours.  


The Jacksonville Public Library (Main Library and all branches) will be closed on Monday, Sept. 7, but the digital collection is always open at  


Huguenot Memorial Park will maintain regular hours (8 a.m. - 8 p.m.) Monday, Sept. 7. Day-use visitors may enter from 8 a.m.-7:30 p.m. All but permitted campers and their authorized visitors must depart by 8 p.m.  Visitors of campers may stay in the park until 10 p.m. Camping reservations can be made by phone Monday – Friday.
Particularly on a holiday weekend, 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 prior to visiting the park by calling (904) 251-3335 or visiting


Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park will maintain regular hours (6 a.m. - 8 p.m.)  Monday, Sept. 7. Park day-users and campground visitors may enter from 6 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. All but permitted campers and their registered visitors with passes must depart by 8 p.m. Only campers with prepaid reservations can gain access after 7:30 p.m. People without a prepaid pass waiting for them will not be admitted after 7:30 p.m. Tent campers must check in and have tents set up by 6 p.m.  After 9:30 p.m. no one may enter to set up on a campsite. 


All outdoor public pools will be open Monday, Sept. 7 from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. The Cecil Aquatics Center, an indoor facility at 13611 Normandy Blvd., will be open Monday, Sept. 7 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.


All three city tennis complexes—Southside Park Tennis Complex, 1541 Hendricks Ave.; Boone Park Tennis Complex, 3700 Park St.; and Clanzel T. Brown Park Tennis Complex, 4575 Moncrief Road—will be open on Labor Day from 9 a.m.- 6 p.m.