Master Planning Guides

Vestavia Hills Comprehensive Master Plan 2004-2025 Adopted in 2004 by the Planning and Zoning Commission and the City Council for use as an aid in the development of properties within the City of Vestavia Hills. Later, in 2007, the Commission and Council adopted an amendment to the Plan entitled the Cahaba Heights Community Plan for

Zoning Ordinances and Staff Review

The Vestavia Hills Zoning Staff is made up of the City Clerk (Zoning Official), the City Planner (Requests for Rezoning, Plats, Variances and DRB review), the Building Official (Building Codes and Plan Reviews), the City Engineer (Engineering, Public Improvements and Access), GIS Technician (GIS mapping) and the Fire Marshal (Fire Codes). The Zoning Staff meets

Economic Development

Welcome to the City of Vestavia Hills, one of Alabama’s most vibrant and fastest growing business communities. Vestavia Hills is recognized in the Birmingham metropolitan region for its excellent schools, high median household income, and superb quality of life. Incorporated in 1950, the City has grown from a small, isolated settlement to a developing suburb,


Citizen Surveys Community & Retail Corridor Plans School System Healthcare Community Market Street Study Parks & Recreation Public Safety Transportation Pro-Business Government Citizen Surveys The City of Vestavia Hills has partnered with ETC Institute to conduct Vestavia Hills Citizen Surveys. In an ongoing effort to further understand our residents’ perceptions of the services we provide,

Economic Incentive & Policy

The Vestavia Hills City Council recently passed a resolution to make changes to the Economic Development Incentives Policy. Please follow this link for the new Vestavia Hills Economic Development Incentives Policy, Resolution 4558. For additional information, please contact Jeff Downes, City Manager, at or 205.978.0195.

Development Areas

Traffic Counts Market Research and Strategic Plan Cahaba Heights Retail Executive Summary (Cahaba Heights Retail) Cahaba Heights Graphic Profile Cahaba Heights Retail Goods and Services Expenditures Cahaba Heights Site Map Cahaba Heights Plan Update Liberty Park Retail Executive Summary (Liberty Park Retail) Liberty Park Graphic Profile Liberty Park Demographic and Income Profile Liberty Park Site

Get Involved in Vestavia Hills!

There are many volunteer opportunities for Vestavia Hills residents to get involved in the community. Volunteering is a rewarding way to serve your city, meet new people, discover new interests, have fun and learn something new. We hope you will invest in your community by volunteering your time and talents! Current Vacancies Applications are being

About Vestavia Hills

The City of Vestavia Hills has a population nearly 40,000 and is located geographically in Jefferson County, Alabama along U.S. 31, I-65 and U.S. 280. Incorporated in 1950, Vestavia Hills is a Class 7 municipality of Alabama with a Council-Manager form of government with the Mayor presiding over the Council. The Mayor and Council serve

A Life Above

Welcome to the City of Vestavia Hills – Alabama’s premier place to live, shop, work and play. Vestavia Hills is an economically powerful and culturally fascinating community that exemplifies the ideals of fine southern hospitality. A strong sense of community pride, coupled with top-performing schools and a thriving economy, make Vestavia Hills “A Life Above.”

City Projects

> Road & Sidewalk Projects > Current Drainage Studies & Project Information > Emergency Road Closures > Infrastructure & Community Spaces Plan Road & Sidewalk Projects Periodic delays should be anticipated in all project areas – please drive with caution. If you have any questions or concerns, contact City of Vestavia Hills Department of Public