Community Planning and Zoning
The City Council of the City of Lincoln, Alabama, deems it necessary, for the purpose of promoting the health, safety, morals, and general welfare of the City, to enact said Ordinance. The City Council pursuant to the provisions of Title 11, Chapter 52, Code of Alabama, 1975, has appointed a Planning Commission to recommend the boundaries of the various original districts and appropriate regulations to be enforced. The Planning Commission has divided the City into districts and has prepared regulations pertaining to such districts in accordance with a comprehensive plan and design to lessen congestion in the streets; to secure safety from fire, panic, and other dangers; to promote health and general welfare; to provide adequate light and air; to prevent the overcrowding of land; to avoid undue concentration of population; to facilitate the adequate provision of transportation, water, sewage, schools, parks, and other public requirements.
About the Commission
This is a nine member board consisting of six regular members appointed by the mayor to six year terms, one member appointed as the administrative appointee by the mayor, one member appointed as the mayor's designee and one member that serves as the council liaison to the board.
This commission is a recommending body to the city council on all rezoning and conditional use requests. It is the sole authority on subdivision regulations and subdivision requests.
The Community Planning and Zoning Commission meets on the 3rd Tuesday at 4:30 PM at City Hall.
For further information and questions, contact:
Planning & Zoning Commission Secretary
150 Magnolia Street
Lincoln, AL 35096
Office: (205) 763-4006