County Closures and Holidays

Departments located in the courthouse are closed when the courthouse is closed. Please see below for additional days that courts are not in session. The Peoria County Courthouse is entirely closed on the following days:

2024

  • New Year’s Day - January 1, 2024
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day - January 15, 2024
  • Presidents' Day - February 19, 2024
  • Good Friday - March 29, 2024
  • Memorial Day - May 27, 2024
  • Independence Day - July 4, 2024
  • Labor Day - September 2, 2024
  • Thanksgiving - November 28, 2024
  • Day after Thanksgiving - November 29, 2024
  • Christmas Eve Day - December 24, 2024
  • Christmas Day - December 25, 2024

Courthouse Departments

Departments located within the courthouse:

  • Circuit Clerk's Office
  • County Administration and Finance
  • County Board Office
  • County Clerk's Office
  • Court Administration
  • Planning and Zoning Department
  • Probation and Court Services
  • Public Defender's Office
  • Regional Office of Education
  • State's Attorney's Office
  • Supervisor of Assessments' Office and Board of Review
  • Treasurer's Office

Courts

The courts of the 10th Judicial Circuit may observe additional holidays in line with the orders of the Supreme Court of Illinois. The Peoria County Courthouse is open, but no court will be held on the following days:

  • Lincoln’s Birthday - February 12, 2024
  • Juneteenth - June 19, 2024
  • Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples' Day - October 14, 2024
  • General Election Day - November 5, 2024
  • Veterans Day - November 11, 2024

Probation Services are included in the November 11, 2024 holiday closure. 

County Departments Outside the Courthouse

In general, the Veterans Assistance Commission, Election Commission, and Peoria City/County Health Department have the same holidays as the Courthouse. However, these facilities have independent boards, and holiday hours may vary. The Highway Department's office on Maxwell Road and the Coroner's Office follows the same holiday schedule at the Courthouse. Peoria County Animal Protection Services may change their hours based on when the holiday falls. Both the Coroner's Office and PCAPS remain on-call during any holiday closure.

365 Facilities

Some facilities are open 365 days a year. Please check with these facilities for public visiting hours:

  • Sheriff’s Office/County Jail
    Phone: 309-697-8515
  • Juvenile Detention Center
    Phone: 309-634-4200