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Holiday schedule for City of San Diego offices and services

Administrative offices will be closed on New Year's Day.
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As San Diego ushers out 2018, many of its administrative offices and public services will be closed. 

Here is a list of those closures and some details on parking, garbage collection, and public safety during the holiday:

There will be a one-day delay in trash, yard waste and curbside recyclables collection for customers served by the Environmental Services Department beginning Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019. For example: Tuesday’s collection will be done on Wednesday, and so on, with Friday’s collection occurring on Saturday. This schedule is for the city of San Diego only. Residents in other cities should check with their waste hauler for holiday service schedules.

Torrey Pines, Mission Bay and Balboa golf courses will be open normal hours. Holiday rates will apply.

All public buildings in Balboa Park will be closed including: Balboa Park Activity Center, Botanical Building, Casa del Prado, Municipal Gym and War Memorial Building. Check with other individual museums and attractions for their holiday schedules.

All skate parks will be open.

Parking meters, time restrictions for parking on streets and yellow zones within the city of San Diego will not be enforced. Red, white and blue zones are still enforced every day. Parking rules on Port property and in different cities may vary so please read signage provided.

Specific City closures on Tuesday, Jan. 1:

• All administrative offices

• All libraries

• The City’s refuse/recyclables container sales office on Miramar Place

• The City’s Miramar Landfill

• All City recreation centers

• All City pools

• Chollas Lake

• Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor Center

• San Diego reservoirs

• Tecolote Nature Center

• Open Space and Maintenance Assessment District offices

• The Testing, Employment Information Center and Background/Fingerprinting offices within the Personnel Department

• The Family Justice Center (Individuals needing help with domestic violence should call 9-1-1 and/or the Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-888-385-4657.)

Public Safety:

• Police and Fire-Rescue emergency crews will not be impacted

• Station 38 (Citywide emergency dispatch center) will be on duty