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City operations

This is how we will operate during the coronavirus crisis.

Last updated 21st July at 11:25

Public toilets

Most of the city’s public toilets have now reopened.

Certain toilet will be closed during the daytime because schools and daycare institutions will be using them.

Manned toilets at Amagertorv, Israels Plads, Nyhavn, Nørreport, Rådhuspladsen and Trianglen has reopened with reduced capacity.

All toilet will be cleaned more frequently.


Parking control will be reduced in the coming period. The parking rules throughout Copenhagen continue to apply.

Waste bins and cleaning activities

Emptying of waste bins and cleaning the city are operating normally. If the waste bin is filled, we encourage you to take your waste to another waste bin where there is more room.

Domestic waste must continue to be disposed of in the containers that the property has available for municipal waste – not in the waste bins on the street.

Refuse collections

Refuse collections will continue to be emptied throughout the city.

Recycling and local recycling centres

Recycling centres and local recycling centres in Copenhagen are back to normal operation and the exchange facilities are open again. Get information on potential limitations concerning the number of visitors at

Crematoriums, Burials and Cemeteries

The operation of crematoriums, burials and cemeteries is upheld as normal, however there will be stricter requirements in order to minimize contact between personnel and next of kin.

The customer centres at Vestre and Bispebjerg cemeteries are closed for face-to-face service but you can get in touch with the staff via the entrance telephones or by calling 33 66 91 00 between 9am and 2pm.

Municipal authority tasks

Municipal authority tasks continue to be carries out, for example, with building case management, district plans, bathing water, etc.