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Denver City Government Closed Thursday, November 23

DENVER – Most City and County of Denver offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 23 in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday.

As a result of the holiday, the Mayor’s Office, City Council offices, Clerk and Recorder’s Office, Auditor’s Office and most city agencies will be closed. Partner entities such as Denver Health will remain open Thursday, Nov. 23, as will agencies that operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week, such as Denver International Airport. Sworn members of the Denver Sheriff, Police and Fire departments and other emergency responders will report for duty Thursday, Nov. 23 as well. 

Please see below for specific information on how city functions will be affected during these closures:

3-1-1 INFORMATION LINE, DENVERGOV.ORG & DENVER 8 TV
3-1-1, the city’s information line for non-emergency services will be closed Thursday, Nov. 23. Service requests may be submitted via mobile device using Pocketgov or online at denvergov.org/denver311. Updates are available continuously on www.denvergov.org. Regular programming will continue on Denver 8 TV.  Visit www.Denver8.TV for schedule details.

ANIMAL SHELTER & ANIMAL CONTROL
The Denver Animal Shelter be closed on Thursday, Nov. 23. Animal Control Officers will be available to respond to emergencies and enforce city regulations.

BUILDING AND ZONING PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS
Building and Zoning permit counters will be closed Thursday, Nov. 23. No building inspections will be scheduled that day.

CITY-OWNED GOLF FACILITIES
Golf courses will be open until 2 p.m., weather permitting, Thursday, Nov. 23.

CLERK & RECORDER AND MARRIAGE LICENSES
The Office of the Clerk and Recorder – including marriage licensing, the Public Trustee, Records and Recording – will be closed Thursday, Nov. 23.

COURTS
The Denver County Court will be closed Thursday, Nov. 23. All state-operated courts, including the Denver District Court, Juvenile Court and Probate Court located in the City and County Building will be closed Thursday, Nov. 23.

DENVER ARTS & VENUES
All properties managed by Denver Arts & Venues, including Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre, the Denver Performing Arts Complex, Colorado Convention Center and Denver Coliseum, will be open for scheduled events and performances Thursday, Nov. 23. Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre, including the Visitor Center, Trading Post and Ship Rock Grille, will be open during standard hours of operation.

DENVER COUNTY MOTOR VEHICLE OFFICES
The five Denver County Motor Vehicle office locations will be closed Thursday, Nov. 23. For vehicle renewal online, visit pocketgov.com.

ELECTIONS DIVISION
The Denver Elections Division will be close Thursday, Nov. 23.

EXCISE & LICENSES
Excise and Licenses’ customer service counters and offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 23.

HUMAN SERVICES
Denver Human Services will be close Thursday, Nov. 23, however the child and adult protection emergency response teams and telephone hotlines will be open and taking calls. To report suspected child abuse or neglect call 1-844-CO-4-KIDS (1-844-264-5437) from anywhere in Colorado. To report elder abuse for an adult 70 years and older or the abuse, neglect or exploitation of an adult with an intellectual or developmental disability, call the Denver Police Department at 720-913-2000. For all other adult protection calls, please call 720-944-2994.

LIBRARIES
All Denver Public Library locations will be closed Thursday, Nov. 23 in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. All branches will close at 4pm on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. Many of the library's resources remain available when the buildings are closed. For more information, visit www.denverlibrary.org.

OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES TALENT ACQUISITION TESTING
The Office of Human Resources Talent Acquisition Testing Center will be close Thursday, Nov. 23. Applicants will still be able to search and apply for open positions at www.denvergov.org/jobs.

OFFICE OF THE MEDICAL EXAMINER (CORONER)
The Office of the Medical Examiner (Coroner) will be closed Thursday, Nov. 23. Office staff will be available to respond to emergencies.

PARKING METERS, CASHIERS AND MAGISTRATE
Parking meters are free on Sundays and on recognized city holidays and will be free Thursday, Nov. 23. Drivers are reminded to observe the time restrictions posted and to follow all normal parking regulations all other days.

The Parking Cashier counter and the Parking Magistrate’s office will be closed Thursday, Nov. 23. Parking violations may be disputed online at www.parksmartdenver.com –  the citation number printed on the ticket is required. Payment may also be made by any of the following options:

  • Pay-by-phone at 1-866-280-9988 and follow the recorded steps using Visa, MasterCard or Discover
  • Pay online at www.parksmartdenver.com using Visa, MasterCard or Discover.

PUBLIC WORKS PERMIT COUNTERS
Public Works’ permit counters and the Right of Way Enforcement office will be closed Thursday, Nov. 23.

RECREATION CENTERS
All Denver Recreation Centers will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 23.

TRASH, RECYCLING & COMPOST COLLECTION
Trash, recycling and composting will not be collected on Thursday, Nov. 23. Collection will be delayed by one day for the rest of the week.

VEHICLE IMPOUND FACILITY
The Vehicle Impound Facility, 5160 York St., will be closed Thursday, Nov. 23.

WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT
The Wastewater Management Building, 2000 W. Third Ave., will be closed Thursday, Nov. 23.

WORKFORCE CENTERS
All Denver Workforce Centers will be closed Thursday, Nov. 23. The city’s online hiring system will be available at www.denvergov.org/jobs.