Vehicle Tags

Tag Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4pm (excluding holidays or other closure dates) 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 online, visit Please

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

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,


Census Data / Demographics Citizen Surveys Community & Retail Corridor Plans School System Healthcare Community Market Street Study Parks & Recreation Public Safety Transportation Pro-Business Government Census Data / Demographics Click HERE to view the latest census data and community demographics. Citizen Surveys The City of Vestavia Hills has partnered with ETC Institute to conduct

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

Vestavia Hills Executive Summary Click on the image for Vestavia Hills Executive Summary Travel Corridors and Traffic Counts             US 31 Corridor Retail Executive Summary (US 31 Retail) US 31 Site Map Cahaba Heights Retail Executive Summary (Cahaba Heights Retail) Cahaba Heights Site Map Cahaba Heights Plan Update Liberty Park

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 Visit for

About Vestavia Hills

Welcome to 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.” The City of