Closures

Facilities

The following Pasco County buildings and properties are closed, until further notice:

  • Historic Pasco County Courthouse, 37918 Meridian Ave., Dade City
  • Guardian Ad Litem Office West
  • Guardian Ad Litem Office East
  • Elderly Nutrition East, 13853 15th St., Dade City
  • Elderly Nutrition Central, 6801 Wisteria Lp., Land O’ Lakes
  • Elderly Nutrition West, 8600 Galen Wilson Blvd., New Port Richey
  • All Pasco County Libraries will begin offering limited services beginning May 7. (See Libraries below.)
  • All Parks Recreation Complexes, Community & Education Centers are closed. (See Parks below.)

Parks, Recreation & Natural Resources

To see the latest Parks updates and openings, please visit: Pasco Parks Updates.

Select Parks have reopened to allow essential recreation activities. Limited access openings include some athletic fields, walking and fitness trails, open space areas, outdoor tennis courts and outdoor basketball courts.

For more information on athletic fields reopening, visit Athletic Field Use - Covid-19.

All boat ramps remain open. (Please follow all CDC social distancing guidelines.)

All Parks-sponsored large events and mass gatherings are cancelled, until further notice.  Playgrounds, shelters and pavilions, and the following Parks facilities remain closed:

  • J Ben Harrill Recreation Complex
  • Veterans Memorial Park Recreation Complex
  • Land O’ Lakes Recreation Complex
  • Heritage Park Community Center
  • Starkey Wilderness Park Education Center
  • James Irvin Community Center
  • Odessa Community Center
  • Elsie Logan Community Center
  • Grove Park Community Center

Libraries

Pasco County Libraries is working to slowly and safely reopen branch locations with limited services. Branches have reopened with reduced hours and limited capacity in the buildings. Book drops are open, computer station appointments are available, curbside service is open, and study room appointments are available (Hudson, Regency Park, Land O’ Lakes locations only). While in the branch, social distancing and face coverings are required. For full information, please visit Pasco County Library Updates

For a schedule of when other limited library services will be available, please visit: www.pascolibraries.org/library-update.

Animal Services (PCAS)

To see the latest changes and updates to PCAS operations, please visit: bit.ly/PCAS_Updates. The Animal Services shelter is open.

  • Animal Services is restricting all field operation calls to only emergency response and priority calls.
  • Animal Services is not accepting owner/agent surrendered animals; intakes will be scheduled for a later date.
  • In-person pet licensing sales are suspended until further notice.
  • For your convenience, Pet Licensing is available online: secure.pascocountyfl.net/petlicensing.

Public Transportation (PCPT)

PCPT is suspending all fares until further notice. Fare-free ridership assists our customers who might be experiencing financial hardship as a result of COVID-19 related closures.

Additionally, PCPT is limiting the number of riders allowed on each bus to 10 to 15 riders at a time.  To accommodate this change, PCPT will increase the number of buses on the busiest routes by reassigning them from under-used routes, resulting in a temporary suspension of service on Routes 18, 25, 31 & 41.

To see a complete list of PCPT Route, Schedule and other operational changes, please visit: bit.ly/PCPTRiderAlerts.

Senior Services

All Pasco County Senior Centers are closed, and all senior programs, activities, classes, and meetings are cancelled until further notice. Please call 727-834-3340 with any questions.

Human Services

Pasco County Human Services offices are closed to the public; however, our team is providing services remotely via e-mail and by phone.  Please call 727-834-3297 with any questions.

Cooperative Extension

UF/IFAS Extension Pasco County will begin slowly and safely reopening, as follows:

 May 11 - 17
*Open for phone and e-mail consultation ONLY

May 18
*Open to public by appointment only; no walk-ins
*One Stop Shop Incubator Kitchen reopens; facemasks are required

June 1
Offices reopen to the public for walk-ins and by appointment

Please visit our website or call 352-518-0156 with any questions.

Purchasing

All Solicitation/Bid Closing Meetings will be held in Internal Services Conference Rooms 129 & 130 through the end of March.

Until further notice, vendors will also be able to submit their bids and documents via email before (or on) the day and time required for bids that require a physical bid submission.  Please be prepared to provide the original documents upon request.

Note: All required documents still have to be submitted or the bid will be deemed non-responsive. 

Pasco County Utilities (PCU)

PCU Customer Service Centers in Land O’ Lakes and New Port Richey are closed to walk-in customers until further notice.  The Dade City location remains open.  PCU is encouraging customers to take advantage of our online and pay-by-phone options.  Our Land O’ Lakes and New Port Richey locations also have drive-throughs as an alternative to coming into our Customer Service Center.

For more information about Utilities Services & Support, please visit: www.pascocountyfl.net/3568/Service-Update

Pasco County Solid Waste

Beginning Saturday April 25, the West Pasco Resource Recovery Facility and East Pasco Transfer Station will reopen for residential waste.  This change restores services that previously limited residential trash drop-offs.

Pasco County Public Works

The Pasco County Public Works Office at 4454 Grand Boulevard in New Port Richey is closed until further notice; however, we are available by phone at 727-834-3611 during regular business hours.

Pasco County Recycling

Beginning Saturday April 25, Pasco County Recycling will re-open the following community recycling drop-off:

  • Land O’ Lakes Area Recycling: 6801 Wisteria Loop, Land O’ Lakes (M-F hours only)

Misdemeanor Probation

Misdemeanor Probation is now conducting appointments by mail and phone.  Our offices are closed to the public; however, we can be reached by phone at 727-834-3300 in New Port Richey and 352-521-4250 in Dade City.

Pasco County Clerk & Comptroller

The Pasco County Clerk & Comptroller’s Office is encouraging the use of online and telephone resources to resolve issues, pay fines, check on public records, track court events and much more.  To see a full list of services available to you remotely, please visit: www.pascoclerk.com/809/COVID-19-Coronavirus-Pandemic.

Pasco County Tax Collector

Beginning May 4, the tax collector’s five offices will begin offering limited, in-person lobby services, while maintaining social distancing.  Hours will be M - F, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Gulf Harbors and Wesley Chapel offices will be open Saturdays beginning May 9 from 8:30 a.m. to noon to serve Pasco County residents only.  For information on available services during this time, please visit www.pascotaxes.com.

Pasco County Property Appraiser

All Property Appraiser’s offices are now fully-staffed and open for regular business hours: www.pascopa.com.