Planning and Zoning Department

The City of Alabaster Planning and Zoning Department helps applicants with rezone requests, annexation requests and other city planning items.  Subdivision preliminary and final plats are also processed and presented to the Planning Commission at the regular meetings held the last Tuesday of each month.  All zoning request must first be presented to the Planning Commission with a recommendation of the request being presented to the Alabaster City Council. Please direct any requests or inquiries to our Planning and Zoning Department at (205) 664-6823.

City of Alabaster Ordinances:

Commonly Referenced Zoning Ordinances: 

Sign OrdinanceFences and Walls
Home Occupation OrdinanceSwimming Pools
City of Alabaster Subdivision RegulationsStorage of Inoperable Vehicles


City of Alabaster Zoning Map

Click here to access the Ordinance Code listing Zoning Districts. Please call our Building Department for any zoning questions or concerns about City of Alabaster Property.

Overlay Districts

DistrictDocumentationAdoption Date
Alabaster Medical MileMedical Mile DocumentationApril 11, 2016
State Route 119State Route 119 DocumentationMarch 17, 2017
Mountain OverlayMountain Overlay Documentation
August 5, 2019
Peavine Creek OverlayPeavine Creek Overlay Documentation
January 3, 2006

Alabaster Forward- Comprehensive Plan

Click Here to view the Alabaster Comprehensive Plan


  1. Vanessa McGrath

    City Planner and Zoning Administrator
    Phone: (205) 378-5748

  2. Kim Brothers

    Planning and Zoning Coordinator
    Phone: (205) 664-6823

  3. Fred Hawkins

    Director of Environmental, Engineering and Building Services
    Phone: (205) 664-6825