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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. 

List of Nonprofit Organizations for Anticipated HUD Funding, 2019-2020

Municipal Code, Birmingham, AL

The listed deficiencies to be corrected per the Birmingham Property Maintenance Code


ORDINANCE NO. 20-107 – Avondale Entertainment District

ORDINANCE NO. 20-68 – Small Cell Facilities

ORDINANCE NO. 20-44 – Zoning

ORDINANCE NO. 20-30 – Stopping, Standing and Parking

ORDINANCE NO. 20-24 – Micromobility

ORDINANCE NO. 19-199 – Five Points South Entertainment District

ORDINANCE NO. 19-159 – Health Districts for Smoke-Free Public Places

ORDINANCE NO. 19-157 – Zoning Districts and Permitted Uses

ORDINANCE NO. 19-140 – Hotel/Motel Surcharge

ORDINANCE NO. 19-96 – Technical Code

ORDINANCE NO. 19-95 – US Department of Agriculture – Healthy Food

ORDINANCE NO. 19-94 – Establish the Number of Full and Part Time Judges

ORDINANCE NO. 19-92 – Soil Erosion and Sediment Control

ORDINANCE NO. 19-91 – Building and Land Use Controls

ORDINANCE NO. 19-90 – Modify Permit Fees

ORDINANCE NO. 19-89 – Modify Fees for Required Permits

ORDINANCE NO. 19-88 – Municipal Services

ORDINANCE NO. 19-87 – Lodging and Hotel Tax

ORDINANCE NO. 19-32 – Department of Communication – New Department

ORDINANCE NO. 19-9 – Human Rights Commission

ORDINANCE NO. 19-1 – Pepper Place Entertainment District

ORDINANCE NO. 18-188 – Composition and Appointment of Human Rights Commission

Ordinance No. 18-142 – Traffic Engineering Department Name Change

Ordinance No. 18-132 – Name Change to Department of Innovation and Economic Opportunity

ORDINANCE NO. 18-125 – Birmingham Youth Leadership Council

ORDINANCE NO. 18-97 – Name Change to the Office of the City Attorney

ORDINANCE NO.  18-52 Additional One Cent Per Dollar Sale Tax Increase

ORDINANCE NO. 18-51 – Sales and Consumption of Alcoholic Beverages

ORDINANCE NO. 18-37 – Municipal Services – Streets and Sidewalks

ORDINANCE NO. 18-26 – Licensing and Regulation – Ambulances

ORDINANCE NO. 18-3 – Licensing and Regulation – Taxicab and Vehicles for Hire

ORDINANCE NO. 17-122 – Finance and Fiscal Purchasing and Contracting

Ordinance No. 17-121 – Non-Discrimination

Ordinance No. 17-100 – Stormwater Protection

Ordinance No. 17-68 – Sales Tax

Ordinance No. 17-63 -Adopting and Enacting a New Code for the General Code of the City of Birmingham, Alabama

Ordinance No. 17-50 – Qualified Participants

Ordinance No. 17-48 – Taxicab and Vehicles for Hire

Ordinance No. 17-38 – Licensing and Regulations for Taxicabs and Vehicles for Hire

Stormwater Ordinance

Amended Transportation Ordinance

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.