City of Battle Creek buildings will reopen to public visits on Monday, July 12, after months closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Generally, buildings will be open limited hours to start: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m.-noon Friday. This includes City Hall and the Police Department.
Many services are still available online and by phone – visit our website at battlecreekmi.gov, or call our 311 Information Center at 269-966-3311.
To visit us in person, here is what you need to know –
- There are no restrictions to visiting. We do encourage you to wear a mask if you are not vaccinated, and visit us another day if you do not feel well, or have symptoms of COVID-19.
- You might see some staff wearing masks, and some of our clear plastic barriers might stay in place.
- The Department of Public Works opens at 7:30 a.m. weekdays. Call them at 269-966-3343.
- Battle Creek Transit’s building will remain closed to entry, but the walk-up window is open for customer service 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call them at 269-966-3474.
Please remember that all public transit drivers and passengers must continue to wear masks.
- Full Blast Recreation Center will continue summer hours, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday/Sunday. Flash Flood Water Park is open noon-6 p.m. daily. Call Recreation at 269-966-3431 and the water park at 269-966-3667.
- Police Department fingerprinting services will begin again on Tuesday, July 20. Hours will return to 3-5 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. Call the Police Department at 269-966-3322.
Our public meetings remain virtual in July, and some boards will choose to meet virtually in August; the City Commission will meet in person Aug. 3. Watch our public notices at City Hall and on our website, as well as on Facebook, where we live stream most of our meetings.