City of Canyon limits face-to-face interaction: Closes some facilities

The City of Canyon has announced that effective Monday (March 23) all city facilities will begin limiting face-to-face interactions. The temporary adjustment is being made in an effort to mitigate the potential spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus)in Canyon and the surrounding area, and to protect both city employees and the community.

To every extent possible, city business will be conducted over the phone or online.

“We are not shutting down government operations,” said City Manager Joe Price. “We have to adapt to new practices to limit the spread and exposure of COVID-19, which includes protecting our community and the city staff.”

In addition to the limits on face-to-face interaction, the city is announcing the following updates to specific departments which are effective beginning Monday:

Business & Community Development (Canyon Main Street and Canyon Economic Development)

Office will be closed to the public. The staff can be reached by calling 656-6833 or 656-6835. All committee meetings and board meetings have been canceled until further notice.
Canyon Cole Community Center

Closed to the general public.

Canyon Parks & Recreation Department

The Parks will remain open but all public restrooms will be closed.

All current athletic facilities, leagues and rentals are cancelled until further notice.

If you visit the parks fields use is discouraged and remember to follow social distancing.

City Hall

All offices have transitioned to phone service or online service. Please see the attached information sheet for department contact information.

The City of Canyon Municipal Court will be closed to the public for in-person services.

All trials, hearings and jury duty are rescheduled for a later date. Persons with scheduled trials, hearings or jury duty appearances will be notified by mail with a new date and time.

Options allowed online are:

Pay your citation in full

Make a partial payment on a payment plan

Apply for Deferred Disposition

Apply for Driving Safety Course (DSC)

For all other options you can email the court at or call (806) 655-5023.