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Hours of Operation


Public Access to the Solid Waste Facility (SWF)

Residents can access the Public Drop-off (PDO) at the Solid Waste Facility (SWF) to dispose of their waste from 11:00 a.m to 5:15 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday. 

Please note: The SWF is be closed to the public every Monday. There is no salvaging permitted at this time.

Hours of Operation  
Monday: Closed
Tuesday to Sunday: 11:00 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.
Holidays: Closed

****Contractors with a registered commercial account with the SWF may  dispose of their waste from Monday to Friday - 7:30 A.M. to 5:15 p.m., and Saturday to Sunday - 11:00 A.M to 5:15 P.M. The account must be set up for direct billing, no cash will be accepted outside of public hours.

Hours of Operation

Winter Hours effective following the Labour Day Weekend
until prior to the Victoria Day Weekend (September to May)
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Summer Hours effective following the Victoria Day Weekend
until prior to the Labour Day Weekend (May to September)
Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Mailing Address & Phone Numbers

Yellowknife City Hall
4807 - 52 Street, P.O. Box 580, Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N4

Switchboard - (867) 920-5600
Mayor/City Administrator - (867) 920-5634
Booking Clerk - (867) 669-3457
Municipal Enforcement (MED) - (867) 920-5630
After Hours (MED) - (867) 920-2737
After Hours (Public Works) - (867) 920-5699