Holiday Closure: What's Open and What's Closed

All City of Hamilton administrative offices will be closed Friday, July 1, 2022 and reopen Monday, July 4, 2022.

For COVID-19 closure updates and service impacts, please visit,
For emergencies involving roads, water mains, sewer systems, public health and safety issues, please call 905-546-2489 (CITY).

Green Bin, Recycling, Leaf and Yard Waste and Garbage Collection

  • There will be no green bin, blue box, yard waste, bulk waste, or garbage pick-up on Friday, July 1, 2022. Waste collection will occur one day later.
  • Waste must be at the curb by 7 am
  • Community Recycling Centres are closed on Friday, July 1.

HSR Bus Schedules

  • Routes that normally operate on Sundays will operate a Sunday schedule on Friday, July 1. HSR myRide will not operate on Monday, May 23.
  • Customers can plan their trips using the HSRnow suite of products that provide real-time, 24/7 access to service information, including alerts for HSR customers.
  • Mask requirements remain in effect on HSR and ATS/DARTS.


  • DARTS reservations and on-street service will be operating Sunday/holiday service hours on Friday, July 1, 2022. Please remember that the last scheduled return time for any trip will be earlier than the end of on-street service, depending on the destination.
  • All subscription trips on DARTS, with the exception of dialysis, are canceled on Friday, July 1, 2022. If passengers need to travel on this day, they must make a reservation in advance to do so. In addition, Accessible Transportation Services customer service will be closed on Friday, July 1, 2022.

Animal Services

Gage Park Tropical Greenhouse

  • The Tropical Greenhouse at Gage Park will be closed Friday, July 1, 2022.

Hamilton Farmers’ Market Hours   

  • Friday, July 1 - Closed
  • Saturday, July 2 - Open 8 am – 4 pm
  • Sunday, July 3 - Closed
  • Monday, July 4 - Closed
  • Tuesday, July 5 - Open 9 am – 4 pm

Hamilton Civic Museums

  • All museums are closed Friday, July 1, 2022 and will reopen on Saturday, July 2.

Hamilton Public Library

  • All HPL branches are Friday, July 1, 2022. Our virtual branch is always open at Regular hours resume Saturday, July 2, 2022.

Housing Services

  • The Housing Services office at 350 King Street East will be closed on Friday July 1, 2022.

Licensing and By-Law Services

  • The Licensing and By-Law Phone Queue Line 905-546-2782 will be closed Friday, July 1, and will reopen on Monday, July 4, at 8:30 am. If you have a matter that requires immediate attention such as vital services, matters regarding COVID-19, or a health and safety concern, please call the City’s Customer Contact Centre at 905-546-CITY or 905-546-2489.

Ontario Works

  • Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, the Ontario Works Offices located at 1550 Upper James St. and 250 Main St. E. continue to be closed for in-person client service. The Ontario Works Program, including the Special Supports Program will be closed on Friday July 1, 2022. The phone queue line 905-546-4800 will resume on Monday, July 4, 2022 at 8:30 am. 

Parking and Enforcement

  • Hamilton Municipal Parking Systems offices will be closed on Monday, July 4. This includes all customer service, enforcement, parking ticket adjudication/screening, and the school crossing office.
  • Special Enforcement Areas and will be patrolled by Parking Control Officers.
  • The Customer Contact Centre will dispatch emergency enforcement calls during this time.

Property Tax Payments

  • All Municipal Service Centres will be closed Friday, July 1, 2022, and reopen Monday, July 4 at 8:30.
  • The City of Hamilton offers five convenient ways to pay your property taxes. Learn about the payment options at

Public Health Services

  • For COVID-19 related health info, please visit
  • Reports of suspected reportable diseases and food poisoning, call 905-546-2063.
  • Reports of environmental spills, fires, or other events that may be a health hazard or safety issue, call 905-546-2489.
  • Reports of rabies animal exposures, call 905-546-2489.
  • Safe Water Program issues that may be a health hazard, call 905-546-2489 or visit
  • Individuals can visit for information about walk-ins, booking an appointment, and hours of operation. All Hamilton Public Health Services vaccination clinics will be closed on Friday, July 1. If community members 5+ would like to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, individuals can also reach out to neighbourhood pharmacies that may be operating on Friday, July 1. Information on local pharmacies offering COVID-19 vaccines can be found at:
  • The Dental Health Bus will be closed on Friday, July 1. The Dental Health Bus will reopen for service Monday, July 4 at Norman Pinky Lewis Rec Centre (192 Wentworth Street N.). For more information, including hours of operation visit
  • Public Health hotline will be closed over the holiday weekend July 1 to 3, 2022 and will reopen on Monday, July 4.


  • Indoor pools, recreation centers, senior centers, and arenas will be closed on Friday, July 1, 2022.
  • Outdoor Pools are open for regular hours on Friday, July 1
  • Visit for detailed schedules.

Traffic Violations

  • The Provincial Offences Administration Office at 50 Main St. E. will be closed on Friday, July 1 and reopen on Monday, July 4 at 8:30 am.
  • Online payments can be made anytime at