Most Town Departments Close For Holiday Observance

By Staff Reports

(Apple Valley)–Apple Valley Town Hall will be closed Wednesday, July 4 and Thursday, July 5 in observance of Independence Day; and on Friday, July 6 for the regularly scheduled bi-weekly closure.

Essential services will still be performed and building inspections will be offered on Thursday and Friday. The Household Hazardous Waste collection center will be open Saturday, July 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Police Department will operate as usual.

In case of emergency: For life-threatening emergencies please call 9-1-1. For emergencies concerning sewer, water, flooding, traffic signs or signals, vicious dogs, dogs with life-threatening injuries, or emergencies regarding a town facility, please call the Town after-hours dispatch number at (760) 961-6001.

The Town of Apple Valley Animal Shelter will be closed July 4 and open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 5, 6 and 7. Services will be limited to only allow citizens to look for lost pets and turn in strays found during the holiday. The shelter will not be able to accommodate owner turn-ins, trap delivery, noise complaints and other non-critical calls for service.

For animal emergencies outside these hours call the Town dispatch number at (760) 961-6001.  Calls for service will be screened to determine urgency. If your pet gets loose, contact the shelter immediately at 240-7000 x 7555; leave a message with a complete description and contact information.

The Town Council approved this holiday closure to save operating costs as well as reduce paid leave liability. For non-emergency inquiries we encourage the public to visit and click “Let us Know.”

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