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Hillsborough County Offices, Facilities Closings For Labor Day

The majority of Hillsborough County offices will be closed Sept. 3.

Hillsborough County Offices, Facilities Closings For Labor Day

News Report

The majority of Hillsborough County offices and facilities will be closed on Monday, Sept. 3, in observance of Labor Day.

Closed facilities include the administrative offices of county government, neighborhood service centers, all libraries, all county-operated Head Start/Early Head Start Centers, recreation centers, senior centers and nutrition sites.

Animal Services

Animal Services will be open for regular Saturday/Sunday hours through Labor Day weekend, but the shelter is always closed on Mondays. A limited number of personnel will be on call for animal emergencies over the holiday by calling the main number at 813-744-5660. 

Fire Rescue

Fire Rescue administration and the Fire Marshal's offices will be closed on Labor Day. All emergency services will continue without interruption.


Hillsborough County’s InfoLine, 813-272-5900, will be closed.

Head Start

All county-operated Head Start/Early Head Start facilities and delegate agencies (Hillsborough County public schools, Tampa Metropolitan YMCA and Lutheran Services of Florida) will be closed for Labor Day.


All libraries in Hillsborough County will be closed, including the Temple Terrace Public Library and Bruton Memorial Library in Plant City.

Parks, Recreation and Conservation

All regional parks are open. All county recreation centers will be closed. The Brandon and Apollo Beach skate parks are closed on Mondays.

Solid Waste

There will be no solid waste collection (including garbage, recyclables and yard waste) in the unincorporated Hillsborough County Service Area, which also includes Tampa Palms, Hunter's Green and New Tampa. Solid waste customers whose scheduled collection day falls on Monday, Sept. 3, may set out twice the amount of garbage, recyclables and yard waste on the next scheduled day for pick up of these items.

The Southeast County Landfill, Northwest and South County Transfer Facilities, Resource Recovery Facility, Hillsborough Heights Community Collection Center and the Alderman Ford Community Collection Center will be closed.

Sunshine Line

The Sunshine Line transportation service will not be in operation on Labor Day.

Water and Wastewater Emergencies

The Public Utilities Department customer call center and water/wastewater customer service centers in Northdale and Brandon will be closed on Labor Day.

Emergency calls regarding county water and wastewater service may be made to 813-744-5600. Also, the Public Utilities Department’s Water Quality Hotline is answered 24 hours a day. That number is 813-264-3835.

Constitutional Officers

Offices of the Property Appraiser, Tax Collector and Supervisor of Elections will be closed on Labor Day, as well as offices of the Clerk of the Circuit Court and court facilities.

Environmental Protection Commission

The offices of the Environmental Protection Commission of Hillsborough County will be closed.


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