Municipal Labour Day Hours

Municipal offices and most services will be closed Monday, September 5 in recognition of the Labour Day holiday.  

Other services are scheduled as follows:

Cemeteries: Cemetery staff will be on call for funeral homes that require at-need sales.

Ride CK: Services will not be running on Monday, September 5.

Emergency Services: Police, Fire, and Ambulance are operational 24 hours a day, every day, and are accessible by dialling “911” for emergency calls only. The Fire Administration office will be closed on Monday, September 5, and re-opening on Tuesday, September 6 at 8:30 am.

Arts and Culture: Chatham Capitol Theatre, Kiwanis Theatre, Chatham Cultural Centre, Chatham-Kent Museum, Thames Art Gallery, ARTspace, Milner Heritage House, and Ridge House Museum will be closed on September 5.

Entegrus and Public Utilities Commission: PUC will be closed. The emergency call number is 519-352-6300.

Health and Family Services Building: The Health and Family Services building will be closed on September 5, including the offices of Employment and Social Services, Housing Services, Child Care, and Early Years and Public Health.

Emergency Rapid Rehousing Program: During the evening, on weekends, and holidays, please call the after-hours Homeless Response Line at 519-354-6628 for homeless emergencies within Chatham-Kent. This number is available 24/7.

EarlyON: All EarlyON programs are closed on Monday, September 5.

Riverview Gardens: Reception and administrative offices will be closed on September 5. Nursing staff can be reached 24/7 by calling 519-352-4823.

Libraries: Library services will not be available on Monday, September 5.

Public Health King Street: Public Health King Street, located at 177 King Street E., Chatham will be closed Monday, September 5. Essential after-hours Public Health services are available by calling 1-866-446-8207.

Provincial Offenses Court will be closed on September 5. Regular business hours 8:30 am – 4:30 p.m. will resume on September 6.

Pools: The Blenheim Gable Rees Rotary Pool and the Wallaceburg Sydenham Pool will be closed on Monday, September 5.

Waste and Recycling: Garbage and recycling collection services for the week of September 5 will be delayed by one day. Please refer to the Recycling and Waste Collection Schedule for further details.

Transfer Stations: The Harwich and Wallaceburg Transfer Stations will be closed Monday, September 5. All other transfer stations will be open during regular hours.

Leaf & Yard Deports: All Leaf and Yard Depots will be closed Monday, September 5.

Chatham-Kent Tourism:  To access visitor information at any time, please visit

For more information contact:

Jim Blake
Communications Officer
Municipality of Chatham-Kent
519-360-1998 x 3624