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City of Huntsville Housing Expo goes virtual to help first-time homeowners

November 10, 2020 Click to view City of Huntsville Housing Expo goes virtual to help first-time homeowners

–  The benefits to homeownership are well known and the City of Huntsville’s Community Development Department hopes to make the process easier with its upcoming 2020 Virtual Housing Expo. Aimed at assisting potential and first-time homeowners in demystifying the home-buying process, the 2020 Virtual Housing Expo will take place on Saturday, November 14, from 10 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.  During this all-virtual event, local and national subject matter experts will conduct a series of live and pre-recorded [more]

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October Monthly Development Review

November 5, 2020 Click to view October Monthly Development Review

Industrial and medical projects topped the list of non-residential permits issued in October. Both permits and CO’s decreased year-over-year, but single-family construction increased. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In October, 156 housing units were permitted, 131 single- and 25 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 106.25 (Oakwood University) where 25 units were permitted, all multi-family. This is a 35.8% decrease over October 2019, when 243 [more]

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August 2020 – Development Review

September 9, 2020 Click to view August 2020 – Development Review

Nearly a dozen new projects were permitted at the Mazda-Toyota site in Greenbrier in August. Three new apartment projects were permitted last month, bringing the total number of multi-family housing units permitted this year to more than 1,200. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In August, 808 housing units were permitted, 132 single- and 676 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 106.26 (Plummer) where 312 units [more]

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Labor Day Holiday – City Offices and Facilities Closed

September 3, 2020 Click to view Labor Day Holiday – City Offices and Facilities Closed

The City of Huntsville’s municipal offices and facilities will be closed on Monday, September 7, in recognition of the Labor Day holiday. Normal operating hours will resume on Tuesday, September 8. Garbage Collection: Monday’s holiday will impact garbage collection for the week of September 7-11, delaying pickup by one day. Garbage normally collected on Monday will be collected on Tuesday, and so on. For more information, visit HuntsvilleAL.gov/trash. Recycling collection, managed by the Solid Waste Disposal Authority, [more]

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Construction is complete – Cecil Ashburn Drive opens 4 lanes of traffic

August 20, 2020 Click to view Construction is complete – Cecil Ashburn Drive opens 4 lanes of traffic

Cecil Ashburn Drive opened four lanes of traffic today, resetting a 3.4-mile transportation corridor that will support commuter growth in Huntsville’s southeastern sector. The $18.1 million project was part of Mayor Tommy Battle’s 2012 “Restore our Roads” initiative that jointly funded more than $250 million in major road improvements with the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT). Construction began on Cecil Ashburn in January 2019 when Carcel & G Construction shut down the [more]

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Contact
  • Phone:

    (256) 427-5300

  • Email:

    Shane Davis

    Director of Urban and Economic Development

  • Hours:

    Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.