In response to increasing COVID-19 rates, the City of Arvada is encouraging the use of remote City services whenever possible. The Arvada Municipal Court is closed to in-person services until Nov. 27 (date subject to change). Community and Economic Development in-person services are "by appointment only" until further notice. Review City services here or call the City of Arvada at 720-898-7000 during business hours to confirm that a service is open and available.
The City of Arvada continues to urge residents, businesses and visitors to follow the mandates set out by the state and local public health agencies.
- Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
- Jefferson County Public Health
- Tri-County Health Department
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City Council Meetings
View meetings on cable, live stream or attend in person with restrictions and capacity limitations.
All communication with potential candidates and visitors will be electronic and/or appointment only at this time. Visit arvada.org/city-jobs for information.
Neighbors Connected Programs
Some neighborhood engagement programs are available. Visit the webpage for details.
Notary Services are no longer being offered.
Passport services have been suspended until further notice. The Arvada Post Office offers this service - must schedule an appointment at 303-432-2092.
Sales and Use Tax and Business Licenses
Special Event Permits
Special event permits are suspended through 2020. Applications for events after that time will be considered but approval depends on public health orders/public safety concerns at that time. The suspension timeframe may be extended. Special event permits may be applied for online through eTRAKiT
Water Bills can be paid online, through "Auto-pay" or by mail. Customers coming to City Hall to pay in person will be given an envelop and instructed to put payment in the utilities payment box. Water bills cannot be paid in person. For additional information, call 720-898-7070 during business hours.
Police community stations are open with social distancing and other safety measures in place. Police Service Technicians (PST) at Headquarters (City Hall) are open Mon. - Fri. from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Police Service Technicians at Lake Arbor, West Woods and Whisper Creek Community Stations are available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays only from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Police records are available through the PST counter at Headquarters and online.
- VIN verifications are available at all PD community stations.
- Citizen classes have been postponed or canceled.
The Arvada Municipal Court is closed to in-person services beginning Nov. 10 through Nov. 27 (date may change). Visit the Municipal Court webpage for more information.
Discovery form with envelope will be available by the Court and main entrances. Fees have been waived for the time being. Place completed form in the Court Fine payment box outside of the court entrance. City Attorney's office will call individual when discovery is ready.
Parks, Golf, and Hospitality
Majestic View Nature Center
Majestic View Nature Center: While the facility remains closed, MVNC staff have begun to offer limited in-person activities with capacity and social distancing measures in place. Visit the website for details. Virtual learning from the Center is available at arvada.org/virtual-
Parks and open space amenities are open. Users are asked to follow recommendations related to masks and social distancing.
- Arvada Festivals: The most up-to-date festival information is available on the City of Arvada Festivals Commission website.
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Ask a question, submit a comment or concern: Ask a COVID-19 question 24/7 from the comfort of your home at Ask Arvada or email us at COVIDresponse@arvada.org.
- by City Manager