City of Hamilton Holiday Hours 2016

Aidan would like to wish everyone happy holidays and a prosperous New Year!

He would also like to share with you What's Open and Closed at the City of Hamilton:

All City of Hamilton administrative offices (including the Ward 1 Office) will be closed from Monday December 26 through to Monday January 2 and will re-open on Tuesday January 3, 2017.

  • For emergencies involving roads, water mains, sewer systems, public health and safety issues, please call 905-546-2489
  • For 24-hour Animal Service Emergencies please call 905-574-3433
  • For general inquiries, The Customer Contact Centre will be open December 28, 29, 30 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.


For a complete list of holiday schedules please refer to the City of Hamilton’s Holiday Hours Webpage.  For convenience, here are some key highlights: 

No change to your Green Cart, Recycling and Garbage Collection day during the holidays.

The HSR has special holiday hours, please call the HSR information line 905-527-4441 or visit for more information (plan before you go). Also, please note yhe HSR Customer Service Centre will be closed December 26, 27 and January 2. ATS - Darts is also operating on a modified schedule, call Darts for booking information at 905-529-1212.

Both the Recreation Centres and Hamilton Civic Museums will be closed December 25, 26 and January 1.  Please check website for schedules and hours.

Hamilton Public Library will be closed December 25, 26, 27, January 1 and 2.  Click here for location specific hours.     

Hamilton Farmers Market will be closed Dec 25, 26, 28, January 1 and 2.  Click here for hours.

For Public Health matters concerning:

  • Reports of suspected reportable diseases and food poisoning, call 905-546-2063
  • Reports of environmental spills, fires or other events that may be a health hazard or safety issue, call 905-546-2489
  • Reports of rabies animal exposures, call 905-546-2489
  • Safe Water Program issues that may be a health hazard, call 905-546-2489 or visit