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DATE: March 24, 2016 9:56:58 AM PDT

San José City Hall, City offices to close for César Chávez Day

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For Immediate Release 
March 24, 2016

Jocelyn Fong, Communications Secretary
Phone: (408) 535-8112


San José City Hall, City offices to close for César Chávez Day holiday

SAN JOSE, Calif. - San José City Hall and other City offices will close on Thursday, March 31 in observance of César Chávez Day. All City offices will reopen on Friday, April 1. The Police and Fire Departments, along with other critical City services, will remain unaffected by the closure.

Customer Contact Center: The City's Customer Contact Center will be closed on this City-observed holiday. An answering service will provide information and assistance to callers during the holiday. Non-emergency requests requiring follow-up will be routed to the proper department and handled during open business hours. 

Library Schedule: All City libraries will be closed and will resume regular hours on Friday, April 1.

Community Centers: Residents should check with their local community center for hours of operation during the holidays. Community Center information is available at or in the Citywide Activity Guide.

Garbage and Recycling pickup will occur as normal on Thursday, March 31.

Garbage Bills or New Accounts: Contact your garbage, recycling or yard trimmings collection company to report missed collections, damaged carts, service issues or to change your cart size. Go to to find your waste collection company.

If you have any questions about City services, please call (408) 535-3500.

About the City of San José
Known as the Capital of Silicon Valley, San José is the nation’s tenth largest city, and the largest city in Northern California, with an ethnically diverse population of more than one million. San José was founded in 1777, once served as the state capital of California, and now encompasses 180 square miles. Facts about San José can be found here: The City’s website is


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