Friday, December 16, 2022

City of Prince Rupert making ready for Holiday closures

With Christmas Day and New Years coming on fast now, the City of Prince Rupert has outlined the hours of operations and closures for civic facilities during the holiday period.

Anyone with business to do at City Hall had best have it done by Monday afternoon, City Hall will be Closed from December 19th to January 3rd, with the Third Avenue West offices to reopen at 9:30 on January 4th 2023.

The City notes that all payments to City Hall due on December 31st will be accepted up to and including January 3rd at 4:30 PM with no Penalty. 

As well, if you unfortunately may require the services of the Cemetery over the holiday period you can contact 250-627-0950 for further guidance.

For any updates on civic themes over the holidays follow the City of Prince Rupert social media stream.

As for Civic Services the schedule looks as follows:

Prince Rupert Landfill site

December 24 -- 26 -- Closed
December 27 -- 10 AM - 3:45 PM
December 28 -30 -- 8:30 AM - 4:45 PM
December 31- January 2nd -- Closed
January 3 -- Regular schedule resumes.

This week the City outlined its plans ahead for household waste collection across the city, with a notice that some dates may change and offering a reminder to have your refuse out by 8AM on your assigned day. 

Those notes can be reviewed here.

Operations (Public Works)Department

December 24 - 27 -- Closed
December 29 - 30 -- 8 AM - 4:30 PM
December 31 - January 2 -- Closed
January 3 -- Regular Service resumes

For 24 hour emergency service from the City's Public Operations Department, call 250-624-3000 

Recreation Complex

December 24 -- All facilities closed at 12:00 PM (Noon)
December 25, 26 & 27 -- All facilities closed
December 31st -- All facilities closed at 12:00 PM (Noon)
January 1 -- All facilities closed
January 2 -- Regular Schedule resumes

Follow the Recreation Department Social media feed for updates on recreation centre activities.

Prince Rupert Library

December 23 -- Open 10 AM - 5PM
December 24 - 27 -- Closed
December 28 -- Open 10 AM - 9 PM
December 29 -- Open 10 AM - 9 PM
December 30 -- Open 10 AM - 5 PM
December 31- January 2 -- Closed
January 3 -- Open 10 AM - 9 PM

For any holiday updates from the Library follow their Social media stream.

More notes on Civic themes can be reviewed from our archives here.


  1. City Hall is closed starting Monday December 19.

    1. Well, so it is!

      That's a change from the original schedule released last week.

      Thank's for the update, have adjusted the dates above to reflect the additional day off.