Permits & Licenses

Permits and licenses are handled by several different departments within the City of Decatur. In order to help you find the applications and information you need quickly, this section of the web site lists the documents and references (and links to) the department responsible for each. Whenever possible, checklists, samples and procedures are provided in the department sections as well to help streamline the process.

For information regarding voter registration, car tags, driver’s licenses, marriage licenses, hunting, fishing and boat licenses, please contact the Morgan County Courthouse at (256) 351-4600.

Permits & LicensesDepartment
Business LicenseRevenue Department
Seller's Use Tax RegistrationRevenue Department
AnnexationPlanning Department
BOZA ApplicationBuilding Department
Building Inspection RequestsBuilding Department
Building Permits Building Department
Certificate of Appropriateness - Historic DistrictHistoric Preservation Comm.
Day Care ApplicationBuilding Department
Garage Sale ApplicationCity Clerk
Occupancy Application - PermanentBuilding Department
Occupancy Application - TemporaryBuilding Department
ParadesPolice Department
Redevelopment Site Plan Review ApplicationPlanning Department
RezoningPlanning Department
Right of Way Permit to Work ApplicationEngineering Department
Right of Way VacationPlanning Department
Sign PermitBuilding Department
Sound Variance PermitPolice Department
Street Barricade - TemporaryPolice Department
Subdivision / ConsolidationPlanning Department
Tent CertificationBuilding Department
Vendor / Bidder ApplicationPurchasing Department