City, Duval County Courthouse closing for Hurricane Ian

Offices will be closed starting at noon Sept. 28, reopening Oct. 3.

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Because of the approach of Hurricane Ian, city and courthouse offices will close to the public at noon Sept. 28 and reopen Oct.3.

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry announced that all city offices will close to the public and nonessential personnel. Fourth Circuit Chief Judge Mark Mahon ordered that the Duval County Courthouse be closed beginning at noon Sept. 28. 

Curry said city offices will reopen Oct. 3. 

The courthouse will remain closed through Sept. 30, also reopening Oct. 3.

As a result, the Duval County Clerk of Courts is closing all of its offices from noon Sept. 28 through the close of business Sept. 30. It includes the Duval County Courthouse offices and the clerk’s Beaches branch at 1543 Atlantic Blvd.

In addition, all online foreclosure and tax deed auctions scheduled during the closure are canceled.

Anyone who received a summons for jury service Oct. 3 or Oct. 4 is advised to check in the evening Oct. 2 to determine whether their service is needed by calling 904-255-2212 or by visiting

Let’s Drive Jax! participants who have a scheduled appointment or court appearance affected by this closure will be contacted by the Clerk’s Office with their new schedule once it is determined.