Holiday Closure: Independence Day

City Offices and Facilities will be closed Sunday, July 3, and Monday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.

Active Alerts
  • No results found for this search.

Information and Resources: COVID-19 Reopening Schedule

City Offices and facilities are open to the public

You are not required to come in person to conduct most of your business with the City. Staff continues to be available by phone and email, fees can be paid online or by phone, answers to your inquiries can likely be found on the website.

Passports and Notary Services require an appointment.

Passport Service:
Monday – Thursday
9:00 am – 1:00 pm only
Schedule an appointment by emailing or calling 301-891-7100.
For more information visit: Passports

Notary Service:
Schedule an appointment by emailing or calling 301-891-7214.
For more information visit: Notary

COVID-19 Testing Kits and Mask Are Now Available at Takoma Park Maryland Library

Update: April 2022
At home test kits and Mask are now available for pick up. Please stop by anytime the Library is open

Takoma Park Maryland Library

City of Takoma Park
101 Philadelphia Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912

Library Hours
Monday-Thursday, 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Friday-Sunday, 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Extended: Onsite COVID-19 PCR Testing on Wednesdays in May!

For more info visit:  PCR Testing in Takoma Park

In partnership with Montgomery County, the City of Takoma Park is extending its COVID-19 PCR testing clinics and will offer them on select Wednesdays in April.

Test Dates:

Days: Wednesdays in May
(May 4, 11, 18, & 25)

Time: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm


Takoma Park Recreation Center
7315 New Hampshire Ave
Takoma Park, MD 20912

Vaccines and Boosters

To find learn about vaccines and boosters please visit:

Takoma Park by the Numbers

View the new dashboard to access up-to-date data on cases and vaccinations in the 20912 zip-code (we have paused the old dashboard with City-level information while we await updated data from the County; it can be found here).

How to Stay in touch with the City

City Facilities and Services


You may come to the walk-up window on the 3rd floor of the Community Center to make payments associated with a City-issued invoice, or you can do so by phone or online by Visa, Mastercard, or Discover. A convenience fee of 2.9% or $1.50, whichever is greater, will be charged. The following fees can be paid online:

Please call 301-891-7212 to talk with Finance staff or to make a payment by credit card.


  • Although the library is open to the public, you may still use Books to Go Contact-free book check out
  • Visit the Program Calendar for Circle Time, Sketch Club, and other ongoing outdoor and online programs.
  • Get to know the Takoma Park library’s online offerings. Check out e-books and audiobooks, language-learning, offerings for kids, and more!

Council Meetings

City Council meetings are held in the Community Center but will continue to be accessible to watch online or on television.

Watch live (or view afterward) the City Council meeting in all the usual ways:

Public Comments on Voting Items Only
Persons wishing to submit comments for the City Council meeting should send the comments to Public comments on voting items will be read aloud.

Resources and Programs to Give or Receive Assistance

This is not a complete list. Please let us know if there are any additional resources we should share with our community. Before visiting businesses please make sure nothing has changed in their status.

Face Coverings / Masks

The City of Takoma Park does not require masks in any City Facility or Building but are strongly encouraged!

Face Masks Are No Longer Required in City Buildings and Facilities
Masks are Strongly Encouraged if you are:

  • Unvaccinated, and
  • Social distancing is challenging, and
  • When there is direct interaction between the public and staff

Mascarillas No Son Obligatorias en el Centro Comunitario y en Otros Edificios Que Pertenesen a la Ciudad, Pero se Recomiendan Seriamente

Se recomiendan el uso de mascarillas seriamente si:

  • Usted No Esta Vacunado, y
  • El distanciamiento social es un desafío, y
  • Hay interacción directa entre el público y el personal


Face masks are no longer required when using public transportation – federal government statement.


Coronavirus (Covid-19) Health Information – Trusted Sources
Especially for Seniors
Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS)
  • MCPS will offer meals at no charge to all students for school year 2021–22! The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has granted waivers for meal service for this school year. These waivers allow all students to receive meals at no charge, regardless of free or reduced-priced status. MCPS will offer breakfast, lunch, snack, and supper on all instructional school days. The waivers also allow snack and supper to be taken home for consumption.
  • Wellness Resources:  If you believe your child is in crisis, please contact the Montgomery County Crisis Center at 240-777-4000. Students can also reach out to their counselor and school psychologist to set up a confidential appointment.
  • Waymaking Video Series
    Suicide Awareness
    Managing Stress and Anxiety for Students
    Managing Stress and Anxiety during Social Distancing
Job-Related Resources
Legal Assistance
Public Transportation
  • Free COVID-19 Vaccine transportation: Regency Taxi is providing free transportation to adults aged 65 and up to and from their Covid vaccination appointments. Once you are qualified for your vaccine, call Regency Taxi to schedule your free ride!
    • Regency Taxi: 301- 990- 9000

Project Directory Sections