The City Clerk’s Office serves as the “hub” of the City being in many ways, and is often the first and central point of contact for members of the public seeking resolution to a problem, answer to a question, copies of records or general information, etc. In addition, the City Clerk serves as the Zoning Official in the interpretation and enforcement of the Zoning Code.
Functions within the Clerk’s office include preparation of agenda packets, publications, for public hearings of the City Council, Planning and Zoning Commission, Board of Zoning Adjustment and Design Review Board. The Clerk prepares and maintains all ordinances, resolutions, agendas and minutes of all meetings; processes requests for rezoning of property, subdivision of property, requests for variances, annexations and liquor licenses.
The mission of the Office of City Clerk of the City of Vestavia Hills is to assist and support the City Administration and the City Council in the governance of the City, provide informational and administrative support to the Planning and Zoning Commission, Board of Zoning Adjustment and Design Review Board, along with providing information and assistance to the general public.