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San Diego administrative offices to close Thursday, March 31 for Cesar Chavez day

San Diego County Administration Building
Posted at 12:09 PM, Mar 30, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-30 15:09:24-04

SAN DIEGO (CNS) — While all city of San Diego administrative offices will be closed on Thursday for Cesar Chavez Day, other services will not be affected, a spokesman said Wednesday.

The city will carry out curbside trash, recyclables, and yard waste pickup. Those outside of the city's service area should check with their waste hauler for holiday service.

All public buildings in Balboa Park will be closed, including the Balboa Park Activity Center, Botanical Building, Casa del Prado, Municipal Gym and War Memorial Building. Residents wanting to visit other individual museums and attractions should check for holiday schedules.

Barrett, El Capitan, Sutherland, and Lower and Upper Otay reservoirs will be closed Thursday, but all other city reservoirs will be open during regular operating hours. Chollas Lake will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Details are available on the city's reservoirs webpage.

The Miramar Landfill, Greenery, and Recycling Center will be open Thursday, but the container sales office at 8353 Miramar Place will be closed.

Development Services Department Virtual Counter appointments and inspection services won't be available Thursday. However, other online services, including new project applications, resubmittals, and payments will be available at

Torrey Pines, Mission Bay, and Balboa Park golf courses will be open for regular play. City recreation centers will be closed Thursday, reopening Friday.

On Thursday, parking meters, time restrictions for parking on streets, yellow zones and street sweeping routes within city limits will not be enforced. All other parking violations will be enforced. Parking rules on Port of San Diego property and in different cities may vary, based on posted signage.

Additional closures are:

-- all libraries and book pickup service;

-- city swimming pools;

-- open space and maintenance assessment district offices;

-- the Testing, Employment Information Center and Background/Fingerprinting offices within the Personnel Department;

-- Your Safe Place - A Family Justice Center (those needing help should call 9-1-1 or the Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-888-385-4657).