City Offices Closed for the Christmas Holiday

City Offices to Close in Observance of Christmas Holiday

The City of Columbia will observe the Christmas holiday on Monday, December 24, 2018, and Tuesday, December 25, 2018. Most administrative offices will be closed on both days. Emergency police, fire and rescue services may be reached by calling 9-1-1.

Garbage Collection Christmas Holiday Schedule

 All garbage and recycling pickup scheduled for Monday, December 24, 2018, will remain on regular schedule.

On Tuesday, December 25, 2018, there will be no garbage and recycling pickup.

On Wednesday, December 26, 2018, all garbage and recycle pickup that’s scheduled for Tuesday, December 25, 2018 will be collected.

 City residents are encouraged to download the free “Columbia, SC Solid Waste” app for iPhone or Android for weekly collection reminders and holiday schedule changes. Residents can also sign up for other notification options online at

 For additional information, please contact the Solid Waste Division at 803-545-3800.