Victoria Day Municipal Hours

Municipal offices and most services will be closed Monday May 24 in recognition of Victoria Day.

Other services are scheduled as follows:

Cemetery Operations: Cemeteries staff will be available on call for funeral homes who are in need of at-need lot sales or interment orders.

CK Transit: All CK Transit services will not operate Monday May 24.

Emergency Services:  Police, Fire and Ambulance are operational 24 hours a day, every day, and are accessible by dialing “911” for emergency calls only. The Fire Administration office will be closed on Monday, May 24, re-opening on Tuesday, May 25 at 8:30 a.m.

Arts and Culture: Chatham Capitol Theatre, Kiwanis Theatre, Chatham Cultural Centre, Chatham-Kent Museum, Thames Art Gallery, ARTspace, The Milner House and the Ridge House Museum will be closed Monday May 24.

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

The office of Fleet Services (PABC) will be closed Monday May 24.

Health and Family Services Building: The Health and Family Services building will be closed Monday, including the offices of Employment and Social Services, Housing Services, Child Care and Early Years, and Public Health. The Employment Resource Centres located at 240 King St. W., Chatham and 786 Dufferin Avenue, Wallaceburg remain closed to the public.

Emergency Rapid Rehousing Program: The Homeless Response Line at 519-354-6628 for homeless emergencies within Chatham-Kent is operational 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

 EarlyON: In person programming is closed due to COVID-19, visit our social media platforms to catch our virtual programming.

Libraries: All branches of the Chatham-Kent Public Library will be closed Monday May 24.

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

Provincial Offences Court: The Provincial Offences Court will be closed Monday May 24. Please note that during office closures fines can continue to be paid on-line at

Recreation Services:

  • Pools – Blenheim Gable Rees Rotary Pool and Wallaceburg Sydenham Pool will be closed Monday May 24.
  • Arenas: Arenas: All arenas are closed Monday May 24.

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

Waste and Recycling: Collection services will be delayed by one day for the whole week of May 24. Refer to the 2021 Recycling and Waste Collection Guide for further details.

Transfer Stations: The Harwich and Wallaceburg Transfer Stations will be closed Monday May 24. All other transfer stations will be open regular hours. 

Leaf and Yard Depots:  All Leaf and Yard Depots will be closed Monday May 24.

Chatham-Kent Tourism: CK Tourism will be closed Monday May 24. To access visitor information at any time, please go to visitck.




Media Contact:

Jim Blake

Communications Officer

Municipality of Chatham-Kent

519-360-1998 x 3624