Department of Public Works Schedules for the 2022-23 New Year Holiday

City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works (DPW) offices will be closed on Friday, December 30 and Monday, January 2 for the New Year holiday.

Garbage, Recycling, and Drop-Off Centers:

• There will be no garbage and recycling pick-up on Monday, January 2. Reminder – collection days shift forward after each City holiday. Review your collection schedule here.

• Drop-Off Centers will be CLOSED on Saturday, December 31. Reminder – Drop-off centers are always closed on Sundays and Mondays during winter months.

Parking Enforcement:

• No parking meter or hourly restriction enforcement on Sunday, January 1st.

• No overnight parking enforcement on Saturday night into Sunday morning (January 1st from 2 a.m. to 6 a.m.) and Sunday night into Monday morning (January 2nd from 2 a.m. to 6 a.m.). However, vehicles still must be legally parked and not in violation of any posted parking regulations.

• Night parking enforcement resumes on Monday night into Tuesday morning (January 3rd from 2 a.m. to 6 a.m.).

• If a Snow Emergency is declared Snow Emergency regulations take precedence. Visit for more information.

Tow Lot:

• Open Friday, December 30, Saturday, December 31, and Monday, January 2 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Closed Sunday, January 1.

Milwaukee Water Works:

• The Water Works Customer Service Center at 841 N. Broadway will be closed for the holiday on Friday, December 30 and Monday, January 2 for in-person and live telephone assistance.

• Automated account information and bill payment will remain available by calling (414) 286-2830.

• Customers can pay their Municipal Services Bill and check account balances online anytime at .

• For water emergencies, customers are asked to call our 24-hour Control Center at (414) 286-3710.

For other requests, schedules, and information, residents should call (414) 286-CITY (2489), visit the DPW website at, or enter service requests online at Please be patient as response times will likely be longer than usual.

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