Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule for City of Fresno Offices

City of Fresno offices will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 28, and Friday, November 29, 2019.  Normal operations will resume on Monday, December 2.  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 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 27, 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) and new business tax online application submittals will be available throughout the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

City Clerk’s Office:  Closed.

City Hall Offices:  Closed.

Code Enforcement:  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 28 and 29.

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 29, with weekend bus routes/schedule in effect.  Administrative offices remain closed; call 621-7433 for details. FAX route maps and schedules are available on the City’s website.

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

Parks and Recreation (PARCS):  All drop-in recreation programs will be closing early on Wednesday, November 27. Administrative offices closed Thursday and Friday.  No senior hot meals will be served on either day.  Regional and neighborhood parks open every day.  Neighborhood and community centers will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and reopen Friday at their regular time.

Personnel:  Closed. Online applications accepted at

Public Utilities:  Offices closed.

Public Works:  Offices closed.

Purchasing:  Office closed; Bid opportunities and updated information are available on the City’s website, under the “For Businesses” tab, then click on bid opportunities.

Rental Housing:  Closed

Residential Solid Waste: There will be no collection service on Thursday.  On Friday, November 29, the regular schedule for Thursday trash, recyclables, and green waste collection will be followed.  On Saturday, November 30, the regular schedule for Friday trash, recyclables, and green waste collection will be followed.  Regular service will resume on Monday, December 2.  The business office will be closed.  For questions regarding 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 are available for utility payments.

For urgent matters during the Thanksgiving holiday, please call 3-1-1 or use our FresGO mobile app.