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Baltimore County government offices, MVA & VEIP stations to be closed on Labor Day



TOWSON, MD—Several local government offices and facilities will be closed for the Labor Day holiday.

Baltimore County Government

Baltimore County government offices will be closed on Monday, September 6, in observance of Labor Day.

Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19 testing sites will be closed, and CountyRide vans will not operate. All branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will be closed and parking meters will be free on the holiday.

Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19 vaccines will still be offered at the Maryland State Fair from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Exhibition Hall.

Trash, single stream recyclables and yard materials will not be collected in Baltimore County on Monday September 6.

The impact of holidays varies among Baltimore County collection schedules. County residents should consult their particular collection schedule to learn when to set out materials during weeks that contain a collection holiday.

Schedules are available on the Bureau of Solid Waste Management’s website, by calling 410-887-2000, or on the County’s free BaltCoGo mobile app.

Collections of all types may occur later than usual during the week following Labor Day. If a collection does not occur on the scheduled day during this period of time, materials should be left out until collection occurs.

Trash and recycling drop-off centers will be closed on Monday, September 6, and will reopen on Tuesday, September 7. Drop-off centers will be open with normal hours
on Friday, September 3, and Saturday, September 4.

For more information, residents should visit the Bureau of Solid Waste Management’s website or call 410-887-2000.

MDOT MVA

The Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration will close all branch offices and Vehicle Emission Inspection Program stations on Monday, September 6, in observance of Labor Day. MDOT MVA branch offices will reopen Tuesday, September 7 by appointment only. VEIP testing will also resume September 7 and does not require an appointment.

MDOT MVA self-service VEIP kiosks, online services, and 24-hour kiosks will be available through the holiday. Customers are encouraged to check the MDOT MVA eStore – during the closure and during normal operating hours – to take advantage of many services available from the comfort and safety of home, including:

  • Duplicate/Additional Registration Cards,
  • Insurance Information and Compliance Payments,
  • Vehicle Title and Registration Applications,
  • Vehicle Registration Renewals,
  • Identification Card Renewals,
  • Title Replacements,
  • Disability Products,
  • Change of Address,
  • Driving Records,
  • License Plate Purchase/Replacement,
  • Temporary Registration,
  • Information on Administrative Flag Fees,
  • VEIP Test Date Extension,
  • Driver’s License Renewals and
  • Substitute Stickers.

Marylanders are reminded that extensions for all expired MDOT MVA products have officially passed. The extension for all driver’s licenses – both non-commercial and commercial (CDLs) – as well as learner’s permits and identification cards expired August 15, 2021. The extensions for all other products, including vehicle registrations and handicap placards, expired June 30, 2021.



In accordance with guidance issued by Governor Larry Hogan, MDOT MVA customers and staff are no longer required to wear masks at branch offices and VEIP stations statewide. Please note, face coverings are still recommended for individuals who have not been vaccinated. MDOT MVA will continue to operate by appointment only until further notice. For more information about MDOT MVA’s response to COVID-19 and additional resources, visit MVA.Maryland.gov.

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