Most Hillsborough County Offices, Facilities Closed On Independence Day

What's open and closed on the Fourth of July.

The majority of Hillsborough County offices and facilities will be closed on Monday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.

Closed facilities include the administrative offices of county government, neighborhood service centers, all libraries, all county-operated Head Start/Early Head Start Centers, senior centers and nutrition sites. 

Animal Services:

Animal Services’ shelter is regularly closed on Mondays. A limited number of personnel will be on call for animal emergencies; call (813) 744-5660 for assistance. Pet owners are reminded to keep County registration tags securely fastened at all times on their animals in the event that pets go missing over the busy holiday weekend.  

Constitutional Officers:

Offices of the Property Appraiser, Tax Collector and Supervisor of Elections will be closed on July 4, as well as offices of the Clerk of the Circuit Court and court facilities.

Fire Rescue:

Fire Rescue Administration and the Fire Marshall Office’s will be closed on July 4. All emergency services will continue without interruption.


Hillsborough County's InfoL!ne, (813) 272-5900, also will be closed on July 4. 

Parks, Recreation and Conservation:

All County recreation centers will be closed on July 4. 

All regional parks will remain open. The regional parks include Aldermans Ford, Edward Medard, E.G. Simmons, Eureka Springs, Flatwoods, John B. Sergeant, Lake Park, , Lettuce Lake, Lithia Springs, Morris Bridge, Trout Creek, , and Upper Tampa Bay Trail. 

Solid Waste Collection:

There will be no solid waste collection (including garbage, recyclables and yard waste) in the unincorporated Hillsborough County Service Area, which also includes Tampa Palms, Hunter's Green and New Tampa on July 4. Solid waste customers may set out twice the amount of garbage, recyclables and yard waste on their next scheduled day for pick up of these items.

Sunshine Line:

The Sunshine Line transportation service will not be in operation on July 4, and will resume service the next day. 

Water and Wastewater Emergencies:

Emergency calls regarding County water and wastewater service may be made to (813) 744-5600. Also, the Public Utilities Department’s Water Quality Hotline is answered 24 hours a day. That number is (813) 264-3835.


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