NEWARK, NJ —  City Hall will be closed and all non-emergency Newark municipal services will be suspended on Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29, for the observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. 

Police, fire and other uniformed emergency services will be unaffected. Curbside trash, street sweeping and recycling collection will not be picked up.

Curbside trash collection will not be made on Nov. 28, or Nov. 29.

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However, trash pick-ups will resume on Monday, Dec. 1. In addition, alternate side of the street parking will be suspended.

Municipal garbage and recycling collection will resume in Zone A on Dec.1. It will resume in Zone B on Tuesday morning, Dec. 2. Residents must place their refuse at their curbs before 6 a.m. those days, and pick-ups will be made as regularly scheduled.

The Department of Health and Community Wellness’s inspection services, transportation for seniors, and health clinic will not operate on Nov. 28 or Nov. 29.

In addition, the Division of Vital Statistics will be closed. Residents will not be able to apply for permits, birth certificates, name-change certificates, or marriage licenses, nor pay water or tax bills at City Hall.

The municipal court will also be closed on Nov. 28, and on Nov. 29. 

However, a judge will be available to preside over bail hearings for defendants in custody, on Nov. 29. Residents can make payments on parking and traffic tickets through the website To use this website, residents will need their summons number, including the prefix, and the City of Newark’s court code, which is 0714.