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February 2021 – Development Review

March 8, 2021 Click to view February 2021 – Development Review

More industrial projects topped the list of non-residential permits issued in February. Three new apartment projects started last month, causing a substantial increase in housing starts year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In February, 875 housing units were permitted, 95 single- and 780 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 106.27 (Providence) where 361 units were permitted – 1 single- and 360 multi-family. This is a [more]

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Municipal offices will be closed for Presidents’ Day, February 15

February 11, 2021 Click to view Municipal offices will be closed for Presidents’ Day, February 15

The City of Huntsville’s municipal offices and Municipal Court will be closed Monday, February 15, in observance of Presidents’ Day. Normal operating hours will resume at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, February 17, due to inclement weather. Public Transit will remain open until noon, weather permitting. Garbage collection will be delayed by one day throughout the week

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January 2021 – Development Review

February 11, 2021 Click to view January 2021 – Development Review

New industrial projects and a redevelopment of Haysland Square in South Huntsville topped the list of non-residential permits issued in January. Residential units permitted nearly doubled, and CO’s more than tripled year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In January, 245 housing units were permitted, 147 single- and 98 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 14.03 (Research Park West) where 98 units were permitted, all multi-family. [more]

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Huntsville Business License renewals due Monday, Feb. 1

January 25, 2021 Click to view Huntsville Business License renewals due Monday, Feb. 1

The deadline for Huntsville businesses to renew operating licenses for 2021 has been extended to Monday, February 1. To facilitate this process during the pandemic, the Clerk-Treasurer’s office updated its online permitting system to allow new and renewing businesses to apply digitally. “We have many thousands of businesses in the process of renewing licenses this month, and we want their representatives and our licensing staff to be safe,” said Ken Benion, [more]

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December 2020 – Development Review

January 10, 2021 Click to view December 2020 – Development Review

Industrial projects in Greenbrier, Jetplex and Northwest Huntsville topped the list of non-residential permits issued in December. Both permits and CO’s increased year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In December, 253 housing units were permitted, 144 single- and 109 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 106.25 (Oakwood University) where 109 units were permitted, all multi-family. This is a 1.2% increase over December 2019, when 250 [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.