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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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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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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 2020 – Development Review

November 5, 2020 Click to view October 2020 – 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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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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South Huntsville Redevelopment to Transform Haysland Square

August 14, 2020 Click to view South Huntsville Redevelopment to Transform Haysland Square

One of the most prominent vacant retail developments in the Huntsville metro area is getting a 23.5 million-dollar investment. Branch Properties is proud to announce Publix Super Markets will be their grocery anchor tenant in its new development The Market at Hays Farm on South Memorial Parkway “This is an exciting development for South Huntsville and a welcome announcement for all those residents who have eagerly hoped for a revival of [more]

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July 2020 – Development Review

August 7, 2020 Click to view July 2020 – Development Review

New office and educational buildings topped the list of non-residential projects permitted last month. The number of residential units permitted increased year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In July, 190 housing units were permitted, 149 single- and 41 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 106.25 (Oakwood University) where 41 units were permitted, all multi-family. This is a 75.9% increase over July 2019, when 108 housing [more]

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June 2020 – Monthly Development Review

July 9, 2020 Click to view June 2020 – Monthly Development Review

More activity at Mazda-Toyota and Redstone Gateway, and a new community health clinic at Oakwood University were among the non-residential permits issued last month. The number of residential units permitted decreased slightly year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In June, 128 housing units were permitted, 126 single- and 2 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 106.12 (72 West) where 18 units were permitted, all single-family. [more]

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May 2020 – Monthly Development Review

June 4, 2020 Click to view May 2020 – Monthly Development Review

The list of non-residential projects permitted last month included more office space at Redstone Gateway and a new parking garage downtown. The number of residential units permitted doubled from last May’s total. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In May, 367 housing units were permitted, 109 single- and 258 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 110.24 (NW Madison) where 258 units were permitted, all multi-family. This [more]

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April 2020 – Monthly Development Review

May 8, 2020 Click to view April 2020 – Monthly Development Review

Industrial projects capped a busy month of non-residential projects permitted. Residential CO’s increased year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In April, 181 housing units were permitted, 95 single- and 86 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 106.12 (72 West) where 63 units were permitted, 7 single- and 56 multi-family. This is a 58.8% decrease over April 2019, when 439 housing units (152 single- and 287 [more]

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