Comal County announces holiday closures

The Comal County courthouse is lit up in downtown New Braunfels for the holiday season. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)
The Comal County courthouse is lit up in downtown New Braunfels for the holiday season. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)

The Comal County courthouse is lit up in downtown New Braunfels for the holiday season. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)

Comal County residents should be aware that the holiday season may affect operation hours at various county offices. In observance of the Christmas and New Year's holidays, these Comal County offices will be closed or have adjusted hours:

  • All Comal County offices will be closed 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Dec. 11 for the county’s annual employee Christmas luncheon.

  • The office of public health will close at 2 p.m. Dec. 13 for a staff meeting.

  • The district clerk’s office will close at 3 p.m. Dec. 13 for a year-end staff meeting.

  • The county clerk’s office, including the Elections Center, county courts-at-law clerk’s office, and offices in the Bulverde and Sattler annexes will close at 1 p.m. Dec. 20 for a year-end staff meeting.

  • All county offices, including regional recycling drop-off locations, will be closed Dec. 24-25, for Christmas and Jan. 1 for New Year’s Day.


County offices will be open for normal business hours Dec. 23.


County parks facilities in the Canyon Lake and Bulverde/Spring Branch areas will remain open throughout both holiday weekends.
By Lauren Canterberry
Lauren Canterberry began covering New Braunfels for Community Impact Newspaper in 2019. Her reporting focuses on education, development and breaking news. Lauren is originally from South Carolina and graduated from the University of Georgia in 2017.


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