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Denver City Government Closed Monday, January 21

DENVER – Most City and County of Denver offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 21 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday.

Due to 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 Monday, Jan. 21, 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 Monday, Jan. 21 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 AND DENVER 8 TV
3-1-1, the city’s information line for non-emergency services will be closed Monday, Jan. 21. Service requests may be submitted via mobile device using Pocketgov or online at denvergov.org/denver311. Updates are available continuously on www.denvergov.org. Programming continues on Denver 8 TV. Council coverage is moved to Tuesday, Jan. 22. Visit www.Denver8.TV for schedule details.

ANIMAL SHELTER & ANIMAL PROTECTION
The Denver Animal Shelter will be closed Monday, Jan. 21. Animal Protection Officers will be available to respond to emergencies as requested by the Denver Police Department.

AUDITOR’S OFFICE
The Auditor’s Office will be closed Monday, Jan. 21.

BUILDING AND ZONING PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS
Building and Zoning permit counters will be closed Monday, Jan. 21. No building inspections will be scheduled those days.

CITY COUNCIL
All Denver City Council offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 21 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. There will be no meeting of the Denver City Council on Monday, Jan. 21. The regular meeting of council will be Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 5:30 p.m. Council Committee meetings will take place the week of Jan. 21.

CITY-OWNED GOLF FACILITIES
Golf courses will be open Monday, Jan. 21, weather permitting.

CLERK & RECORDER AND MARRIAGE LICENSES
The Office of the Clerk and Recorder – including marriage licensing, the Public Trustee, Records and Recording – will be closed Monday, Jan. 21.

COURTS
The Denver County Court will be closed Monday, Jan. 21. The Denver County Court will not be hosting an Outreach Court session at the Denver Rescue Mission on Monday, Jan. 21 due to the holiday. All state-operated courts, including the Denver District Court, Juvenile Court and Probate Court located in the City and County Building, will be closed.

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. Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre will be open to visitors during regular hours. The Red Rocks Visitor Center, Trading Post and Ship Rock Grille will be open to visitors during regular hours. McNichols Civic Center Building will be closed Monday, Jan. 21.

DENVER COUNTY MOTOR VEHICLE OFFICES
The five Denver County Motor Vehicle office locations will be closed Monday, Jan. 21. For vehicle renewal online, visit the Denver Motor Vehicle website or mydmv.colorado.gov.

DENVER HUMAN SERVICES
All Denver Human Services locations will be closed Monday, Jan. 21, however child and adult protection emergency response teams and telephone hotlines will be taking and responding to reports. 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 720-944-4DHS (4347).

ELECTIONS DIVISION
The Denver Elections Division will be closed Monday, Jan. 21.

EXCISE & LICENSES
Excise and Licenses’ customer service counters and offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 21.

LIBRARIES
All Denver Public Library branches will be closed Monday, Jan. 21. 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 AND NEW HIRE ONBOARDING 
The Office of Human Resources Talent Acquisition Testing Center will be closed Monday, Jan. 21. Applicants will still be able to search and apply for open positions at www.denvergov.org/jobs. The Talent Acquisition front desk will also be closed Monday, Jan. 21. New Hire Onboarding assistance and I-9 verification will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 22.

OFFICE OF THE MEDICAL EXAMINER (CORONER)
The Office of the Medical Examiner (Coroner) will be closed Monday, Jan. 21. 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 Monday, Jan. 21. 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 Monday, Jan. 21. 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 Monday, Jan. 21.

RECREATION CENTERS
All Recreation Centers will be open on Monday, Jan. 21

TRASH, RECYCLING & COMPOST COLLECTION
Trash, recycling and composting will not be collected on Monday, Jan. 21. Collection will be delayed one day the remainder of the week.

VEHICLE IMPOUND FACILITY
The Vehicle Impound Facility, 5160 York St., will be closed Monday, Jan. 21.

WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT
The Wastewater Management Building, 2000 W. 3rd Ave., will be closed Monday, Jan. 21.

WORKFORCE CENTERS
All Denver Workforce Centers will be closed Monday, Jan. 21. The city’s online hiring system will be available at www.denvergov.org/jobs.