City Hall and other municipal facilities close due to COVID-19

Essential services continue to operate using measures to protect staff and public

Based on the most recent information from New Brunswick’s Chief Medical Officer of Health concerning efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19, Fredericton City Hall and other municipal facilities will be closed until further notice.  Essential services will continue to operate using measures to protect staff and the public. 

What City facilities are closed?

  • City Hall and related municipal offices.  The Fredericton Police Station remains open.
  • Fredericton Indoor Pool
  • Grant-Harvey, Lady Beaverbrook, Willie O’Ree, and York arenas
  • Stepping Stone and Johnston Avenue senior centres
  • Odell and Killarney Lake lodges
  • Community school gyms, including the Nashwaaksis Field House.
  • Fredericton Boyce Farmers Market
  • Marysville Heritage Centre

What essential services continue to operate?

  • 911 Communications Centre. In the event of an emergency, the public should continue to call 9-1-1.  Medical inquiries about COVID-19 should be directed to 8-1-1.
  • Other essential services that will continue to operate include potable water, sewage treatment, police and fire services, road clearing, garbage collection, and public communications. Fredericton Transit will also continue to operate; extra cleaning of buses will occur.
  • Service Fredericton. To report problems related to City services, the public should continue to call 506-460-2020 or email Continue to use this number for after hours calls for service.
  • Payments and Permits. The payment and permit desks at City Hall are closed.  Many City payments and permits can be still be processed online by visiting the City’s website at  Further information about payments and permits will be released in the coming days.
  • City Council Meetings.  City Council will suspend Standing Committee meetings until the end of March. Council-in-Committee and Regular Council meetings will occur.  Agenda items for those meetings will focus on matters of governance related to keeping the City running.
  • Protective Measures.  Staff carrying out essential services will follow all provincial safety protocols to protect themselves and the public from COVID-19. This will include practicing social distancing, washing hands and/or using hand sanitizer, wearing protective gear, as appropriate, and cleaning high touch surfaces.  Employees who feel ill will immediately be asked to self-isolate.

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