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March 7, 2017, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Council Chambers
The Zoning Board of Adjustment hears requests for variances from the provisions of the Zoning Ordinance and decides appeals where it is alleged that there is an error in any order, requirement, permit, decision, determination, or refusal made by the planning director or other administrative officials in the carrying out or enforcement of any provisions of the Zoning Ordinance.
March 13, 2017, 4:00 PM - 11:59 PM @ Council Chambers
The City of Gulf Shores operates under a strong mayor, weak council form of government. The administration consists of a mayor and five elected “at-large” councilors who serve concurrent four year terms of office.
Policy-making and legislative authority is vested in the mayor and City Council. They are responsible for, among other things, considering local resolutions and ordinances, adopting an annual budget, and appointing members to local boards and committees.
“A clean, attractive, safe, friendly, family oriented, beachside community, with an excellent quality of life for all residents and visitors, with a protected environment and a year round sustainable economy.”
The City of Gulf Shores is committed to preserving our family friendly, small town atmosphere for our residents and visitors, while providing the infrastructure and services necessary to sustain our big beach economy.
March 28, 2017, 4:00 PM - 11:59 PM @ Council Chambers
The Planning Commission hears and decides applications for site plans and subdivisions, adopts and makes changes to the City’s Land Use Plan and Comprehensive Plan, and makes recommendations to the City Council on applications for zoning changes, conditional use permits, and amendments to the city’s zoning ordinance. The Planning Commission provides technical and advisory assistance to the City Council regarding land use matters and assists in formulating land development policy.