An online platform to house all Planning and Zoning and City Clerk (annexation/vacation) forms has been developed.  Forms are now submitted online through our public portal. Click the “Apply Online” button to register and submit forms online. Apply ONLINE All applications require an owner’s affidavit PRIOR to submission of any petition.  Please obtain the owner’s

Election Information

The next Municipal Election (City Election) will be a candidates election scheduled for August 26, 2025.  Information will be updated at that time. Candidates wishing to run for office may begin to receive/expend campaign monies on August 26, 2024.  Candidates should be familiar with current provisions and requirements of the Fair Campaign Practices Act.  Candidates


Ordinance Number 2418 – An Ordinance Regulating Soliciting, Peddling and Panhandling The City Council of the City of Vestavia Hills, Alabama, at its regular meeting of October 22, 2012, adopted and approved Ordinance Number 2418 – An Ordinance Regulating Soliciting, Peddling and Panhandling. This page will assist in providing information to potential door-to-door solicitors operating

Ad Valorem Tax

Jefferson County is responsible for assessing and collecting ad valorem taxes for real and personal property in the City of Vestavia Hills. Questions regarding tax assessment should be directed to: Gaynelle Hendricks, Tax Assessor Jefferson County Courthouse 716 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. N, Suite 170 Birmingham, AL 35203 205.325.5505 Questions regarding tax collection should be

Business Licenses & Sales Tax

Downloadable application (email, or submit manually) and links to forms and resources for business license and sales tax. Online filing available for sales tax reporting. Contractors (builders, plumbers, landscapers) etc. may call the Building Safety office at 205.978.0125 between the hours of 7am-4pm for questions about business license. For other types of businesses, please contact

Financial Statements

SEC Municipal Advisor – IRMA Exemption Notice Financial Statements FY2023 Audited Financial Statement FY2022 Audited Financial Statement FY2021 Audited Financial Statement FY2020 Audited Financial Statement FY2019 Audited Financial Statement FY2018 Audited Financial Statement FY2017 Audited Financial Statement FY2016 Audited Financial Statement FY 2015 Audited Financial Statement FY 2014 Audited Financial Statement FY 2013 Audited Financial

Human Resources

Contact James Randall, Payroll/HR Administrator Phone 205.978.0192 Fax 205.978.0132 Employment The City of Vestavia Hills is an equal opportunity employer. Employees are categorized into two primary categories: classified (police, fire, EMS services and administrative positions) or non-classified (maintenance, laborer or library page). Regardless of category, all applicants must make application through the Jefferson County Personnel

Vehicle Tags

Tag Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4pm (excluding holidays or other closure dates) (Closed for Lunch: 12-1pm) The City of Vestavia Hills tag service is available for residents of the City of Vestavia Hills ONLY. Vestavia Hills residents may renew tags in the Finance department at City Hall or online at To register a new vehicle

Home Sharing (AirBNB, VRBO, etc)

On Monday, December 11, 2023, the City Council adopted Ordinance number 3204 which defined short-term rentals in the City and prohibited said use in dwellings and/or dwelling units.  This includes any rental of a period 90 days or less and also prohibits the advertisement of any said rental in any way.  A copy of this

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