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Veterans Day Holiday Government Office Closings
- Many services are still available online -

BROWARD COUNTY, FL - County governmental offices will be closed on Monday, November 11th, in observance of the national holiday. Many online services such as ePay are still available at Additional exceptions include:

All branches of the Broward County Library, with the exception of Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Alvin Sherman Library, will be closed. In addition to visiting our website, customers can also download our free mobile app, BCL WOW, to search the online catalog, place holds, and renew selected materials.

- All Broward County regional and neighborhood parks, nature centers and natural areas will be open with the following exceptions of Deerfield Island Park and the Markham Target Range, which are both closed per normal operating schedules. The regional parks' holiday gate entrance fee of $1.50/person (children 5 and under free) will be in effect.

- Broward County Transit will operate a regular weekday service schedule. Regular Fixed Route and Paratransit Customer service representatives will be available to provide trip-planning assistance  for fixed and paratransit routes from 7AM to 7:45PM at 954-357-8400 (TTY 954-357-8302). Customer service will also be available at the Broward Main Terminal in downtown Fort Lauderdale from 6AM to 8PM, and at the Northeast Transit Center in Pompano Beach from 6:30AM to 2:30PM. Visit our website for more information.

- Broward County's Animal Care and Adoption Center will be closed per normal operating schedule. For emergencies only involving animal attacks or bites, injured animals, and situations requesting police assistance, call 911. For non-emergencies, residents can call Animal Care beginning Tuesday, at 8:30AM at 954-359-1313.  For lost and found cats or dogs, call 954-359-1313, ext. 9273. To view pets, purchase a pet license or apply for spay/neuter services, please visit our website. 

- The Aviation Department administrative offices at Broward County's
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport will be closed. Calls will be answered 24 hours a day for general airport related questions at 954-359-6100. All terminals and airport facilities will operate normally. For additional Airport information, visit  or follow us on Twitter or Facebook.

The North Perry Airport administrative office will be closed. Calls will be answered 24 hours a day for general airport related questions at 954-336-2973. The Airport will operate normally. For additional information on North Perry Airport, visit

- Broward County's Port Everglades administrative offices will be closed; however, the building will remain open during normal business hours for tenants. Port Operations' marine services will be provided at standard levels without interruption on a 24/7 basis.

- The Office of the Medical Examiner and Trauma Services' administrative offices will be closed, but all family and professional services are available 24/7. Call 954-357-5200 for information and assistance or visit our website.

- The
Broward Addiction Recovery Center will be open for triage/detoxification services 24/7. Admissions will be available from 8:30AM – 5PM. Call 954-357-4880 for additional information and assistance. Residential services will continue with no visitation. Administration and Outpatient offices will be closed.

- The
Nancy J. Cotterman Center (NJCC), formerly the Broward County Sexual Assault Treatment Center, will operate and accept referrals for the Crisis Unit and the Child Protection Team on a 24-hour emergency basis. Call 954-357-5778 for emergency intakes. For all other non-intake emergencies, call the 24-hour Helpline at 954-761-7273 (954-761-RAPE) or TTY 954-765-4195. The administrative offices will be closed for the day.

- Garbage, bulk and recycling for Broward's Municipal Services Districts will be collected as regularly scheduled. Residents of all other cities should contact their
city or hauler directly.

- The Broward County Landfill, located at 7101 S.W. 205 Ave., will be closed.

For more information, call 954-357-6990. Hearing- and speech-impaired individuals should call 954-831-3940 TTY.


DATE: November 4, 2019
Lori Shepard
Office of Public Communications
PHONE: 954-357-8541