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.

Other exceptions are county holidays.

  • April 24, 2017 – State Holiday (formerly observed as Confederate Memorial Day)
  • May 29, 2017 – Memorial Day
  • July 4, 2017 – Independence Day
  • September 4, 2017 – Labor Day
  • October 9, 2017 – Columbus Day
  • November 10, 2017 – Veterans Day
  • November 23, 2017 – Thanksgiving Day
  • November 24, 2017 – State Holiday (formerly observed as Robert E. Lee’s Birthday)
  • December 25, 2017 – Christmas Day (Dec. 25 observed on Monday, Dec. 26)
  • December 26, 2017 – Washington’s Birthday (Observed-State)
  • January 1, 2018 – New Year’s Day (Jan. 1 observed on Monday, Jan. 2)
  • January 15, 2018 – ML King, Jr. Birthday
  • February 19, 2018 – President’s Day (Observed-County*)
  • March 30, 2018 – Good Friday (Observed-County*)
  • April 23, 2018 – State Holiday (formerly observed as Confederate Memorial Day)
  • May 28, 2018 – Memorial Day

*Mandatory County Holiday ~ all County government offices will be closed to the public in observance of State and County holidays.