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​County Announces Veterans Day Closings 


Mecklenburg County offices and services will be closed on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022, for the Veterans Day holiday.

This includes all units of:

      • Department of Social Services (DSS)*
      • Public Health
      • Elections Office
      • Tax Office
      • Register of Deeds Office
      • Land Use and Environmental Services Agency Offices

 Mecklenburg County Solid Waste Centers** - Open Friday, Nov. 11, 2022

Park and Recreation –
      • All recreation centers, senior centers, aquatic facilities, skate park – Closed Friday, Nov. 11, 2022
      • Nature centers – Closed Friday, Nov. 11, 2022


Additionally, Mecklenburg County encourages the public to shine a green light at home, while the Charlotte skyline is illuminated in green in honor of veterans and their families on Nov. 11 as part of Operation Green Light, a new national initiative to support military veterans, and raise awareness of their unique challenges and resources. The program is available through Mecklenburg County Veterans Services and other local, state, and national partners. 

*DSS: The Department of Social Services hotlines operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week to receive reports of suspected abuse or neglect. To report abuse of seniors or the disabled, call 704-336-CARE (2273). To report abuse, neglect, or human trafficking of children, call 980-31-HELPS (43577). 

**Solid Waste: The City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County towns may provide residential collection service. Residents should check their respective collectors' web sites for details. 

CharMeck 311 holiday hours vary. Check the website for more information. Outside regular business hours, CharMeck 311 callers can report water, sewer, storm water and animal issues via an automated service that dispatches assistance. Residents can also submit service requests online 24 hours a day or access dozens of city services by downloading the CLT+ mobile app. Please call 911 for any emergencies.