Department of Public Works

Holiday Schedule

Holiday Services & Hours

With Labor Day coming up, we want to let you know about temporary changes to service and how to report issues while we're away from the office.

The following updates apply to Monday September 6th:

  • Recycling WILL NOT be picked up. 
  • All DPW buildings and customer service will be closed. We resume in-person service on Tuesday at 645 Pine St. Our Water Resources office at 235 Penny Lane remains closed to the public.
  • Parking is free at on street meters and in city-owned garages from midnight to midnight. 

So, what do you do if you need to reach us while we're away?

  • For urgent water questions, please call our Water Resources team (24/7) 802-863-4501.
  • For urgent street, sidewalk or sewer issues, please call our answering service at 802-864-7428 and someone will be dispatched for urgent scenarios.
  • For non-urgent matters, feel free to submit them at or by emailing We reopen at 7AM.
  • For urgent conditions that present risk to safety or property, always call emergency services. 

See the City of Burlington's holiday schedule here.