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City Facilities Closed Sept. 7

DENTON, TX, Sept. 4, 2020 – While most City of Denton facilities are currently closed to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic, other facilities may experience service alterations on Monday, Sept. 7 in observance of the federal Labor Day holiday. Please note the following with respect to specific City of Denton services and facilities.


All libraries will continue to be closed on Monday, Sept. 7. Modified library services, including drive-up services, will resume on Tuesday, Sept. 8. Visit library.cityofdenton.com to learn more about the library’s modified services due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Animal Services and Shelter

Animal Services and the Linda McNatt Animal Care & Adoption Center will be closed on Monday, Sept. 7. Animal Services will resume regular hours on Tuesday, Sept. 8. To visit the Adoption Center, call (940) 349-7594 to schedule an appointment. To report an animal-related non-emergency, call (940) 349-8181 and select option 1. In case of an emergency, dial 911.

Parks and Recreation

Denia Rec Center, MLK Jr. Rec Center, Denton Civic Center, Denton Senior Center, Water Works Park, Civic Center Pool, and Denton Natatorium, are currently closed to the public and will remain closed on Monday, Sept. 7. The Goldfield Tennis Center, North Lakes Rec Center, and North Lakes Driving Range will be closed on Monday, Sept. 7; modified services will resume on Tuesday, Sept. 8.

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.


Customer Service operations will be closed on Monday, Sept. 7. To report a utility service emergency, call utilities dispatch at (940) 349-7000. Customers may call (940) 349-8700 on Tuesday, Sept. 8 to pay bills or discuss their service. Online bill pay will not be affected.

Solid Waste and Recycling

There will be no curbside trash, recycling, home chemical collections, or yard waste collection on Monday, Sept. 7. Collection for all customers will be moved forward one day.

The City of Denton Landfill will be open 7 a.m. to noon on Sept. 7. Currently, credit and debit cards are the only accepted forms of payment. Check www.dentonrecycles.com or for current schedule information.


Airport administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Sept. 7. 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.

For a complete list of facilities closures and service modifications due to the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit www.cityofdenton.com/coronavirus.

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

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