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City of Denton facilities will be closed on Friday, Dec. 23 to Monday, Dec. 26, 2022 in observance of the Christmas federal holiday. Buildings will reopen Tuesday, Dec. 27. Additionally, City facilities will be closed Sunday, Jan. 1 and Monday, Jan. 2, 2023, in observance of New Year’s Day. Please note the following with respect to specific City of Denton services and facilities.

Libraries

All libraries will close at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 22 and will be closed on Friday, Dec. 23 through Monday, Dec. 26. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, Dec. 27.

All libraries will be closed Sunday, Jan. 1 and Monday, Jan. 2. Regular hours will resume Tuesday, Jan. 3.

Animal Services and Shelter

Animal Services and the Linda McNatt Animal Care & Adoption Center will be closed on Saturday, Dec. 24 and Sunday, Dec. 25. Regular hours will resume on Monday, Dec. 26. For the New Year’s holiday, the Animal Care & Adoption Center will be closed Monday, Jan. 2, 2023, and will reopen Tuesday, Jan. 3. To report an animal-related non-emergency, call (940) 349-8181. In case of an emergency, call 911.

Parks and Recreation

The Denton Civic Center, Denia Rec Center, MLK Jr. Rec Center, North Lakes Rec Center, North Lakes Driving Range, Denton Senior Center, ALH Senior Center, Denton Natatorium, and Goldfield Tennis Center hours will be modified on the following days:

  • December 23, facilities will be open until 6 p.m.
  • December 24, facilities will be closed
  • December 25, facilities will be closed 
  • December 26, facilities will be open
  • December 31, facilities will be open until 6 p.m.
  • January 1, facilities will be closed
  • January 2, facilities will be open 

Public Safety

Public safety personnel will be on duty during the holiday. The Denton Police Department non-emergency number is (940) 349-8181, and in case of an emergency, dial 911.

Utilities

Customer Service will be closed on Friday, Dec. 23 through Monday, Dec. 26, and will reopen at normal business hours on Tuesday, Dec. 27. To report a utility service emergency, call Utilities dispatch at (940) 349-7000.

Customer Service will also be closed Monday, Jan. 2. Regular hours will resume Tuesday, Jan. 3.

Solid Waste & Recycling

Please see information below related to Home Chemical Collection, City of Denton Landfill, and curbside trash and recycling collection schedules.

For Christmas:

  • The Home Chemical Collections Drop Off & Re-use Store will close on Friday, Dec. 23 and remain closed until 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 27.
  • The City of Denton Landfill will be open to the public 7 a.m. to noon on Friday, Dec. 23 and Saturday, Dec. 24.  The landfill will be closed on.  Monday, December 26. 
  • There will be no curbside trash, recycling, yard waste, Bulk, or home chemical collection on Monday, Dec. 26. Collection will be delayed one day during the week

For New Year’s:

  • The Home Chemical Collections Drop Off & Re-use Store will be closed on Monday, Jan. 2 and will reopen at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 3.
  • The City of Denton Landfill will be closed on Monday, Jan. 2 and reopen Tuesday, Jan. 3 at 7 a.m.  
  • There will be no curbside trash, recycling, yard waste, Bulk, or home chemical collection on Monday, January 2. Collection will be delayed one day during the week.

Airport

Airport administrative offices will be closed on Friday, Dec. 23 and Monday, Dec. 26. The air traffic control tower will be open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., and the airfield will remain open 24 hours per day. Flight services will be available from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. throughout the holiday.

Administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 2, 2023. The air traffic control tower will be open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., and the airfield will remain open 24 hours per day. Flight services will be available from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. throughout the holiday.

On behalf of the City of Denton, have a safe and happy holiday.

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