In observance of the Christmas holiday, City of Suffolk offices will be closed Thursday, December 24 and Friday, December 25, 2020. Normal operations will resume Monday, December 28, 2020, at 8:30 a.m. Please note, however, that the majority of City of Suffolk facilities, as well as the Treasurer’s Office and the Commissioner of the Revenue’s Office inside City Hall and their satellite offices at the North Suffolk Library, remain closed to the public until further notice due to the impacts of COVID-19. The City observes all state-designated holidays. Christmas is considered a holiday for the Commonwealth of Virginia, and all State offices are closed on these days.
Trash regularly scheduled for pickup on Friday, December 25, 2020 will be collected on Saturday, December 26, 2020. TFC Recycling will also follow the holiday schedule with the Friday, December 25, 2020 regular recycling routes being collected on Saturday, December 26, 2020. Suffolk Public Works Department reminds you that trash must be placed at curbside no later than 7 a.m. on the day of collection. Businesses located in the Downtown Business Overlay District (DBOD) will have their collection days run on Tuesday, December 22nd and Saturday, December 26th. For more information on refuse collection, please call Public Works at 514-7630.
From December 26, 2020 through January 7, 2021, the Suffolk Department of Public Works Refuse Division will collect all Christmas trees and boxes as a special collection. During this time, Christmas trees and boxes will not be counted towards the 12 free special collections. Any Christmas trees put out for collection after January 7, 2021 will be picked up but will count as a special collection. The trees and boxes will need to be placed at the curb the same day as the residence’s regular collection. The trees do not have to be secured and the boxes do not have to be collapsed.
The Southeastern Public Service Authority (SPSA) Transfer Station in Suffolk will be closed on Friday, December 25, 2020. The SPSA Regional Landfill will be closed Friday, December 25, 2020. Both the Transfer Station in Suffolk and Regional Landfill will be open from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Thursday, December 24, 2020. SPSA facilities will resume regular business hours on Saturday, December 26, 2020.
Suffolk Transit will not be in operation on Friday, December 25th.
All Suffolk Joint Use Recreation Centers (Mack Benn Jr., Booker T. Washington, Kings Fork, Creekside, Northern Shores and Oakland) will be closed Monday, December 21, 2020 and remain closed until Monday, January 4, 2021. The East Suffolk Recreation Center and Whaleyville Recreation Center will be closed Thursday, December 24th and Friday, December 25th. The Suffolk Parks & Recreation Administration Office will be closed Thursday, December 24th and Friday, December 25th.
Suffolk’s four major parks (Lone Star Lakes, Constant’s Wharf, Sleepy Hole, and Bennett’s Creek) will remain open Thursday, December 24th and Friday, December 25th. However, no park attendant will be on duty.
The Suffolk Art Gallery will be closed Thursday, December 24th through Tuesday, December 29th.
All Suffolk City Libraries (Morgan Memorial, North Suffolk, Chuckatuck) will be closed Thursday, December 24th through Sunday, December 27th. Morgan Memorial and North Suffolk Libraries will reopen at 10 a.m. on Monday, December 28th for Self-Service Technology use only as well as contactless Curbside Service.
The Suffolk Tourism Visitor Center and the Suffolk Seaboard Station Railroad Museum will be closed Thursday, December 24th through Sunday, December 27th.
The Suffolk Executive Airport terminal will be open but unmanned on Thursday, December 24th. The terminal will be closed Friday, December 25th. The airfield and self-service fuel island will remain open during this time. The restaurant will be closed on Friday, December 25th.