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Victoria Day 2024 municipal hours of operation

Municipal hours of operation for Victoria Day graphic with a picture of a father and son fishing

Municipal hours of operation for Victoria Day graphic with a picture of a father and son fishing

Kawartha Lakes – Please note the following changes to our hours of operation and service schedules on Monday May 20, 2024 (Victoria Day).

Administration Offices
All Administration and Municipal Service Centres are closed during regular hours of operation on Monday May 20. Municipal Service Centres will return to regular business hours on Tuesday May 21.

Waste and Recycling
The Lindsay Ops landfill will be closed on Monday May 20. It will return to regular operating hours on Tuesday May 21.

The Fenelon landfill will be open for their regular scheduled hours on the holiday Monday from 9am to 5pm. The Eldon, Laxton and Somerville landfills will also be open from 11am to 5pm on the holiday Monday.

Please remember that all curbside waste and recycling collection will shift forward a day due to Victoria Day:

  • Monday May 20 collection moves to Tuesday May 21
  • Tuesday May 21 collection moves to Wednesday May 22
  • Wednesday May 22 collection moves to Thursday May 23
  • Thursday May 23 collection moves to Friday May 24

Looking to do some spring cleaning this long weekend? Read about our Spring/Summer Waste Diversion Programs here.

Public Library
All library branches will be closed on Monday May 20, with regular operating hours returning on Tuesday May 21.

Our Digital Library is open every day of the year! Library patrons can access books, audio books, magazines and research databases all online.  All you need is your Kawartha Lakes Public Library card.

Lindsay Transit
There will be no Lindsay Transit or LIMO Specialized Transit service on Monday May 20.

Parks and Recreation
All Parks and Recreation facilities will be closed on Monday May 20 for Victoria Day. This includes the Administrative Office, all Recreation Centres, Arenas and Pools.

The Weight Room at the Lindsay Recreation Complex and Forbert Memorial Pool, Bobcaygeon will resume regular hours on Tuesday May 21.

No aquatic or fitness classes will take place on Saturday May 18, Sunday May 19 or Monday May 20.

Short Term Rental Enforcement
We have established a 24/7 monitoring service to ensure that short-term rental operators promptly address any issues at their properties within 30 to 60 minutes:

Call: 705-990-2497
Use the online form: 24/7 STR Hotline  

Please note that during long weekends this summer, there will be By-Law Officers on staff until 1am to respond to complaints. For more information, read our Short Term Rentals in Kawartha Lakes Summer 2024 news release.

Fireworks Use
Fireworks may only be used on the day before, the day of, and the day after the holiday (May 19 to 21). Per By-Law 2007-236, Victoria Day weekend is the first weekend of the year where consumer fireworks are permitted without the need for a permit.

For more information about using fireworks in Kawartha Lakes, including fireworks safety tips, visit the Burn Bans, Permits and By-Laws page on our website.

If you notice someone having an out of control fire or unsafely setting off fireworks, please report it right away by calling 911. For all other non-emergency fire related complaints, please call Kawartha Lakes Fire Rescue Service at 705-324-5731 and follow the prompts.

We wish everyone a safe long weekend.

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