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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 & Licenses Department
Business License Revenue Department
Seller's Use Tax Registration Revenue Department
Annexation Planning Department
Boza Application Building Department
Building Inspection Requests Building Department
Building Permits Building Department
Certificate of Appropriateness –
Historic District
Historic Preservation Comm.
Day Care Application Building Department
Garage Sale Application City Clerk
Occupancy Application – Permanent Building Department
Occupancy Application – Temporary Building Department
Parades Police Department
Redevelopment Site Plan Review Application Planning Department
Rezoning Planning Department
Right of Way Permit to Work Application Engineering Department
Right of Way Vacation Planning Department
Sign Permit Building Department
Sound Variance Permit Police Department
Street Barricade – Temporary Police Department
Subdivision / Consolidation Planning Department
Tent Certification Building Department
Vendor / Bidder Application Purchasing Department