Hours of Operation

Dade County Offices are open five days a week and closed on weekends with the following operating hours:

Monday - Thursday ~ 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday ~ 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Of course there are a few exceptions to that rule:

  • Department of Family Children Services are open Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • Recycling & Transfer Station is closed on Sunday & Monday; open Tuesday-Saturday - 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. (Scales close daily at 4:00 p.m.)
  • Superior Court Clerk's Office and District Attorney's Office are open Monday-Friday - 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Public Works Department is open Monday-Thursday - 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Also, All County government offices will be closed to the public in observance of the following State and county holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday
  • Presidents' Day
  • Good Friday
  • State Holiday (formerly observed as Confederate Memorial Day)
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veterans' Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • *State Holiday (formerly observed as Robert E. Lee's Birthday)
  • Christmas Day
  • **Washington's Birthday

*Observed on the Friday after Thanksgiving Day

**Observed on the day after Christmas Day. If Christmas Day falls on a Saturday, the holiday will be observed on the preceding Friday. If Christmas Day falls on a Sunday, the holiday will be observed on the following Monday.