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Posted on: May 4, 2023

[ARCHIVED] City of Durham Announces Service Changes for Memorial Day

Graphic saying that most City of Durham offices will be closed Monday, May 29, for Memorial Day

Most City of Durham offices, including City Hall and all non-emergency City facilities and operations, will close to the public on Monday, May 29, in observance of Memorial Day.

Curbside Solid Waste Collections

Parks and Recreation

  • Durham Parks and Recreation (DPR) will close its administrative office and all facilities on Monday, May 29. 
  • Athletic fields and picnic shelters are available for rent, and City lakes will operate under their regular schedules (Friday, May 26, – Monday, May 29, from 6:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.).
  • Edison Johnson, East End Park, and Forest Hills Park spraygrounds open for the season on Friday, May 26, and will be open to the public on Memorial Day.
  • For information about DPR programs, activities, and events visit the department's webpage.

Downtown Parking

  • The Park Durham Customer Service Center will close on Monday, May 29.
  • On City-designated holidays, downtown parking is free in on-street parking spaces, in some City-owned parking garages, and in City-owned surface parking lots. 
  • To check the Special Event Parking Schedule, where the $7 per vehicle rate goes into effect in the Durham Centre, Corcoran Street and Church Street garages 90 minutes before scheduled events, visit the Special Event Parking Calendar.

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Durham One Call

  • Durham One Call will close on Monday, May 29. Residents may submit service requests in the following ways, and staff will forward requests for City services to the appropriate department on the next business day:

Water and Sewer Emergencies

  • Water main break and sewer overflow calls for service placed after-hours, on weekends or on City-recognized holidays should be directed to the Water Management Department’s after-hours emergency number at 919-560-4344, which will dispatch on-call crews.

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