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The Birmingham City Council is the legislative branch of Birmingham city government as defined by the Mayor-Council Act of the State of Alabama. All official actions must be approved by a majority vote of the council during its regular meeting at 9:30 a.m. each Tuesday morning at Birmingham City Hall, 710 North 20th St. on the 3rd floor in council chambers. 

Amended Transportation Ordinance


MOST RECENT ORDINANCES

Legislative Agenda

Noise Ordinance 04-98

Leash Law Ordinance 07-103

Entertainment Districts Ordinance – An Ordinance to amend Title 12, “Licensing and Regulation”, Chapter 10, “Intoxicating Liquors”, of the general code of the city of Birmingham, 1980, to add a new article for the creation of entertainment districts pursuant to Alabama Act No. 2012-438.

Kelvyn Felder Ordinance – An Ordinance to regulate the operation of certain classes of liquor-licensed establishments to reduce nuisance and safety issues regarding security, crowd control, underage drinking, noise disturbances, and violence by requiring these businesses to provide security plans, address underage drinking, and to maintain order in the establishment and on accessory premises where patrons park or congregate.

Booting Ordinance – An Ordinance to regulate towing and vehicle immobilization services within the city, to create licensing requirements, general operating standards for towing and vehicle immobilization services, and limit fees charged to the public for non-consensual towing and vehicle immobilization; to repeal Ordinance No. 04-96, creating Title 12 “Licensing and Regulation,” Chapter 19, “Vehicle Immobilization Services” and Title 17, “Wrecker Services”, Article B, “Wrecker Permits” and Article C, “Driver’s Permits”, of the general code of the city of Birmingham, 1980, and substitute in lieu thereof the following Ordinance.


Parking in the Front Yard Ordinance – An Ordinance of the city of Birmingham, Alabama adding and enacting a new section 11-8-9 of the code of the city of Birmingham to make it unlawful to park a motor vehicle in the front yard of a residence and or business or upon and or over a sidewalk within the corporation limits of Birmingham, the violation for which a parking citation may be issued.

Smoking in Public Places Ordinance – An Ordinance that prohibits smoking in public places and places of employment within the city of Birmingham.

Texting While Driving Ban Ordinance – An Ordinance to amend the general city code of the city of Birmingham, 1980, Title 10, “Motor Vehicles and Traffic”, Chapter 8, “Miscellaneous Driving Rules”, to prohibit the use of wireless handsets to compose, read, or send text messages while operating a motor vehicle.

Food Truck Ordinance 14-126 – An Ordinance to establish regulations for mobile food vehicles and the pushcarts in the city of Birmingham, Alabama.

Healthy Food Incentive Program Ordinance – BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Birmingham that Section 4 of Ordinance No. 17-23, adopted February 28, 2017 and establishing a Healthy Food Incentive Program for the City of Birmingham.