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Posted on: January 31, 2023

[ARCHIVED] City of Denton Facilities Continue to be Closed Feb. 1 Due to Inclement Weather

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Public Safety and Other Essential City Services to Continue

DENTON, TX, Jan. 31, 2023 –Due to inclement weather conditions, City facilities will continue to be closed on Wednesday, Feb. 1. A determination about Thursday facility closures will be made on Wednesday and will be posted at All essential staff, including Police, Fire, Denton Municipal Electric (DME), Public Works, and Utilities, will remain on duty. Remote services, such as utility billing and Municipal Court services, will continue for most City departments.

Please note the following with respect to specific City of Denton services and facilities. Visit for the latest information regarding service changes and facility updates. 

Parks and Recreation
All Recreation Centers and Parks Facilities, including all after-school programming, will be closed Wednesday, Feb. 1. 


Emily Fowler, South Branch Library and North Branch Library will be closed Wednesday, Feb. 1.

Solid Waste and Recycling

Residential trash and recycling collection has been suspended Monday, Jan.30, Tuesday, Jan. 31 and Wednesday, Feb. 1.  Please leave any full carts on the curb through the week to allow them to be emptied. No bulky items or yard waste will collected this week, and will be rescheduled for next week. Next week’s collection should not be impacted.

The City of Denton Landfill will continue to be closed Wednesday, Feb. 1.

Animal Services

The Linda McNatt Animal Care and Adoption Center will be closed Feb. 1. Staff will only be responding to emergency calls for the duration of the ice event. To report an animal non-emergency, call (940) 349-8181 and select option 8. In case of an emergency, call 911.

Public Safety

Public safety personnel will remain on duty. The Denton Police Department non-emergency number is (940) 349-8181, and in case of an emergency, call 911.

Denton Police and Fire encourage residents to avoid driving and stay indoors if possible. Sidewalks and roads can be hazardous due to black ice. If travel is necessary, remember to move over/slow down for emergency vehicles, accelerate and decelerate slowly, and use extreme caution.


Utilities customers can pay online, by phone, by mail, and by drop box. To pay your bill or speak with a Customer Service representative, customers should call (940) 349-8700. There will be no service disconnects Monday, Jan. 30, Tuesday, Jan. 31 or Wednesday, Feb. 1. Please visit to pay online.

To report a utility service emergency or power outage, call (940) 349-7000. The DME outage map can be viewed at

Municipal Court

All items on the afternoon docket for Monday, Jan. 30, Tuesday, Jan. 31, and Wednesday, Feb. 1 will be rescheduled to a later date. To speak with a Court Clerk, call (940) 349-8331. Payments can be made online and by mail. For forms, payment options, and other information, visit


Denton Enterprise Airport administrative offices will be closed on Wednesday, Feb. 1 The air traffic control tower will be open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., and the airfield will remain open 24 hours per day. Airport Operations is available 24/7 at (940) 349-7722.

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