Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule for City of Fresno Offices

City of Fresno offices will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 22, and Friday, November 23, 2018.  Normal operations will resume on Monday, November 26.  Here is the schedule for City of Fresno operations for the holiday:

Airports:  Administrative offices closed;  Terminal, concessions, and airlines normal operations otherwise.

Building & Permitting:  Counter will close at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21 and remain closed Thursday and Friday.  Permit applications can be submitted, and progress can be monitored, online through our FAASTER portal at any time during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

Business License:  Office closed.  The Business Tax Web Renewal will be available for TOT (only) throughout the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

City Clerk’s Office:  Closed.

City Hall Offices:  Closed.

Development and Resource Management:  Closed.

Dog License Division:  Closed.

Finance Offices:  Offices closed.  Business Tax TOT (only) Web Renewal and new business tax online application submittals will be available throughout the Thanksgiving holiday, November 22 and 23.

Fire/Police Departments:  Administrative offices and public counters will be closed.  Normal operations otherwise.

Fresno Area Express:  Administrative offices closed.  FAX service is closed on Thanksgiving Day but will resume service on Friday, November 23 with weekend bus routes/schedule in effect.  Administrative offices remain closed; call (559) 621-7433 for details. FAX route maps and schedules.

Parking Division:  No enforcement at parking meters and City parking facilities on Thursday and Friday.  Office closed for citation payments both days.

Parks and Recreation (PARCS):  Administrative offices closed Thursday and Friday.  No senior hot meals Thursday and Friday.  Regional and neighborhood parks open every day.  Neighborhood and community centers will close at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21, and remain closed on Thursday.  Neighborhood centers with a gymnasium will be open on Friday from 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  Neighborhood centers without a gymnasium will be open on Friday from 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.  Normal operations on Saturday and Sunday.

Personnel:  Closed. Online applications accepted at

Public Utilities:  Offices closed.

Public Works:  Offices closed.

Purchasing:  Office closed; Bids Online available for bids and vendor registration.

Residential Solid Waste:  There will be no collection service on Thursday.  On Friday, November 23, the regular schedule for Thursday trash, recyclables, and green waste collection will be followed.  On Saturday, November 24, the regular schedule for Friday trash, recyclables, and green waste collection will be followed.  Regular service will resume on Monday, November 26.  The business office will be closed.  For questions regarding the residential solid waste collection, please call the Solid Waste Management Division at (559) 621-1452.

Utility Payments/Business Tax:  Payment counters closed (Fresno City Hall and Manchester Center).  Online and phone transactions available for utility payments.

For urgent matters during the Thanksgiving holiday, please call (559) 621-CITY (2489) or use our FresGO mobile app.