Victoria Day Municipal Hours 2022

Municipal offices and most services will be closed Monday, May 23 in recognition of Victoria Day.

Other services are scheduled as follows:

Cemetery Operations: Cemeteries staff will be available on call for funeral homes that are in need of lot sales or internment orders.

RIDE CK: All Ride CK Transit services will not operate Monday, May 23.

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, May 23, and re-opening on Tuesday, May 24 at 8:30 am.

Arts and Culture: Chatham Capitol Theatre, Kiwanis Theatre, Chatham Cultural Centre, Chatham-Kent Museum, Thames Art Gallery and ARTspace, will be closed Monday, May 23. The Milner House and the Ridge House Museum remain closed due to COVID-19.

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

Fleet Services (PABC) office will be closed Monday, May 23.

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.

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

EarlyON: All EarlyON programs are closed Monday, May 23.

Libraries: All branches of the Chatham-Kent Public Library will be closed Monday, May 23.

Public Health King Street: Public Health King Street, located at 177 King St. E., Chatham will be closed Monday, May 23. 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 23. Please note that during office closures fines can continue to be paid online at

Pools – Blenheim Gable Rees Rotary Pool and Wallaceburg Sydenham Pool will be closed Monday, May 23. Please visit for more information.

Arenas: All arenas are closed Monday, May 23.

Riverview Gardens: Reception and administrative offices will be closed Monday, May 23. 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 23. Refer to the 2022 Recycling and Waste Collection Guide for further details.

Transfer Stations: The Harwich and Wallaceburg Transfer Stations will be closed Monday, May 23. All other transfer stations will be open during regular hours. 

Leaf and Yard Depots:  All Leaf and Yard Depots will be closed Monday, May 23.

Chatham-Kent Tourism: CK Tourism will be closed Monday, May 23. To access visitor information at any time, please go to