Most Town Departments Close for Holiday Observance

By Staff Reports

(Apple Valley)– Apple Valley Town Hall will be closed Dec. 24 through Jan. 1 for the holiday season. Town Hall will reopen on Jan. 2.

Building inspections will be offered Dec. 26 to 28 upon request by calling (760) 961-7047. Inspections for calls placed prior to 7:30 a.m. will be completed the same day. Inspections for calls received after 7:30 a.m. will be completed the following day. No inspections will be conducted on Dec. 24, 25, 31, or Jan. 1.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center will hold regular operating hours Dec. 22 but will be closed on Dec. 29.

Apple Valley Animal Services will be closed Dec. 24 though Jan. 1 and reopen on Jan. 2.  For animal emergencies outside these hours call the Town dispatch number at (760) 961-6001.  Calls for service will be screened to determine urgency. Special arrangements will be made for turning in strays or picking up lost pets at the shelter or in the field. If your pet gets loose, contact the shelter immediately at (760) 240-7000 x 7555; leave a message with a complete description and contact information. If your pet has been turned in to the shelter and the shelter is contacted, but the pet cannot be returned immediately you will not be charged for boarding that day. This does not include the holidays or weekends.

Police Department offices will be closed Dec. 24, 25, 31 and Jan. 1. The public may call dispatch at (760) 956-5001 to make a police report. Dial 9-1-1 in the event of a life-threatening emergency.

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. For non-emergency inquiries visit and click the link at “Let Us Know” at the top of any page.

The Town Council approved this holiday closure to reduce operating costs as well as paid leave liability.

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