BUSINESS & ALCOHOL LICENSING
BUSINESS LICENSE RENEWALS DUE JANUARY 2024: Each business operating within the City of Cullman is required to purchase an annual privilege license. Current business license ordinance 2018-33 prescribes and establishes licenses for the privilege of engaging in or carrying on business, occupations, vocations, and professions within the City of Cullman, Alabama. Business licenses are renewable during the month of January 2024 and delinquent February 1st, 2024. Courtesy renewal forms will be sent out in December 2023. However, if you do not receive a renewal form by mail, you can download one from our Documents & Forms page. For more information, visit the City Clerk’s Office page, email us, or call 256-775-7109. Business License Renewal Form
ALCOHOL LICENSE RENEWALS DUE JANUARY 2024: City of Cullman alcohol licenses are renewable during the month of January 2024 and delinquent February 1st, 2024. The Cullman Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance (as amended) provides for the regulation of the sale and distribution of alcoholic beverages within the City of Cullman, providing licensing procedures and establishing punishment for violations. Courtesy renewal forms will be sent out in December 2023. However, if you do not receive a renewal form by mail, you can download one from our Documents & Forms page. For more information, visit the City Clerk’s Office page, email us, or call 256-775-7109. Alcohol License Renewal Form
CHRISTMAS: City offices will be closed Friday, December 22, 2023, and Monday, December 24, 2023, for Christmas. Sanitation routes during the week of December 24th will run one day behind (no pickup on 12/25/2023). No change to commercial sanitation schedules.
NEW YEAR’S DAY: City offices will be closed Monday, January 1, 2024, for New Year’s Day. There will be no changes to residential or commercial sanitation schedules.
MESSAGE FROM THE BUILDING DEPARTMENT: Due to the construction going on around our building in relation to the Second Avenue NE Streetscape Project, we would like to encourage you to CONDUCT BUSINESS ONLINE if possible. Online you can view and apply for building permits, apply for sign permits, submit plan review applications, and more. You can also EMAIL US with questions! If you do need to come into our office, please CALL 256-775-7203 BEFORE YOU VISIT so we can arrange to let you in our back entrance.
COMMERCIAL CARDBOARD RECYCLING SERVICE! Our new cardboard recycling service for commercial sanitation customers began June 1st! Find out more about this service by viewing the informational flyer or by contacting the Sanitation Department.
SERVICE CHANGE: To ensure compliance with the EPA’s Environmental Regulations Concerning Inert Landfills, we will no longer pick up grass, leaves, or other green waste materials bagged in non-biodegradable plastic bags. Residents who bag their green waste must use BIODEGRADABLE BAGS. Download informational flyer. Contact the Sanitation Department for more information.
Welcome to Cullman!
Founded in 1873 by German refugee Colonel John G. Cullmann, Cullman is known for its early agricultural success and ability to accommodate widespread industrial projects. With a population currently hovering just over 15,000, Cullman is the county seat and largest of Cullman County‘s 13 municipalities. Cullman is located halfway between Birmingham and Huntsville and is the epicenter for multiple major highway systems. Cullman offers an impressive array of local attractions, hotels, restaurants, retail establishments, educational and medical facilities, and access to cultural, sporting, and entertainment events. Cullman supports progressive economic development, technological advancements, and creative quality-of-life endeavors. Cullman offers 21st Century living while maintaining the quintessential Southern charm that immediately engages visitors. Cullman is an ideal community to stay a while … or a lifetime!
Cullman is a thriving 21st Century community fueled by its quaint heritage and indelible Southern charm! Cullman has an excellent year-round climate with short mild winters and long warm summers. Cullman has one of the best school systems in the state, amazing tourist attractions, thriving and growing businesses and industries, a diverse medical community and state-of-the-art hospital, lots of parks and recreational outlets, and much more. There are many factors that make Cullman the best place to live, work, worship, play, and raise a family! MORE >
Modern infrastructure, market access, modest business costs and a business-friendly community are all good reasons to locate your business in Cullman. Companies choose Cullman, Alabama as the location for their facilities because we are dedicated to helping local businesses thrive. We are committed to helping our local businesses and industries succeed. Whether it is a new development project, the expansion of an existing building, or workforce training programs, we are here to help. MORE >
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Each year, Cullman becomes the vibrant hub for a diverse array of local, regional, and national events. From exciting tournaments and lively festivals to charming fairs, our city never ceases to entertain. In addition to this dynamic event calendar, Cullman boasts an impressive selection of local and regional attractions, beautifully maintained parks, delectable restaurants, and thriving retail establishments. Situated conveniently between Birmingham and Huntsville, Cullman provides an ideal gateway to an expanded realm of shopping, culture, sports, and entertainment opportunities. In recognition of our commitment to excellence, Cullman Parks, Recreation, and Sports Tourism proudly earned the National Gold Medal in 2023, ranking as the top agency in the Class V division, by the National Parks and Recreation Association. > MORE