An owner of property that is contiguous to the current boundary of the City of Gulf Shores may apply for annexation to become part of the City of Gulf Shores. 

Physical Application Process

  • Print and fill out the Annexation Application.
  • Make sure all materials from the checklist in the lower section of the Annexation Application are in order.
  • Submit completed Annexation Application with all checklist materials to:
    City of Gulf Shores Planning and Zoning Department
    205 Clubhouse Drive Suite B
    P.O. Box 299
    Gulf Shores, AL 36542
  • Once we have received your application, please allow for a twenty day review process that concludes with a City Council hearing which you are recommended to attend.


There is no fee to apply for annexation. 

Property Tax Information

Click here to view the property tax information before and after annexation. 

Advantages to Annexation 

Click here to view a list of advantages for annexation into the Gulf Shores City Limits

Gulf Shores City Limits Map

Click here to view the Gulf Shores City Limits Map.

Properties in Police Jurisdiction

County Roads 6 & 8 Areas
North East Gulf Shores Area
Plash Island Area