Q: How do I report a pothole or a damaged sidewalk?
A: During regular office hours contact the Street Department at 256-775-7441. After hours or on weekends, contact Police Dispatch at 256-734-1434. Be sure to have the street name or other location information so that the damaged area can be quickly located and repaired.
Q: How do I report a problem with a storm drain or other drainage problems?
A: During regular office hours contact the Street Department at 256-775-8441. After hours or on weekends, contact Police Dispatch at 256-734-1434.
Q: How do I report a malfunctioning traffic signal?
A: During regular office hours, call the Traffic Maintenance Department at 256-739-8410 or send us an email. After hours or on weekends, call Police Dispatch at 256-734-1434. Please be sure to have the intersection street names or other location information so that the malfunctioning signal can be quickly located and repaired.
Q: How do I report a missing or damaged street sign?
A: During regular office hours contact the Street Department at 256-775-8441. After hours or on weekends, contact Police Dispatch at 256-734-1434. Be sure to have the intersection street names or other location information so that the sign can be quickly located and repaired or replaced.
Q: How do I report a broken or malfunctioning street light?
A: Call the Cullman Power Board at 256-734-2343.
Q: How do I report an unusually high water bill?
A: Contact the Water Department during regular office hours to request that someone come check your meter and try to determine the cause of your high water bill.
Q: I am a property owner performing work on my home and need to rent a dumpster temporarily for construction material. Who do I contact?
A: The Sanitation Department provides open-top (roll-off) containers and services to residential sanitation customers for the disposal of waste from home repairs, demolition, etc. Various sized containers are available. Container delivery, removal, and hauling fees vary. Rates and fees are set by city ordinance, and are subject to change. Please contact the Sanitation department for more information. Contact the Sanitation Department during regular office hours for terms and rates on roll-off rental and service.
Q: How do I pay my personal and real property taxes?
A: Property taxes in the City of Cullman are collected by the Cullman County Department of Revenue. You can pay at their office at the Cullman County Courthouse during regular office hours. Or you can pay online anytime.
Q: How do I obtain or renew a driver license in the City of Cullman?
A: The Probate Judge’s Office at the Cullman County Courthouse issues driver licenses and permits, including CDLs.
Q: How do I obtain a boat, hunting, or fishing license in the City of Cullman?
A: Boat, hunting, and fishing licenses may be obtained at the Cullman County Courthouse.
Q: How do I obtain a marriage license in the City of Cullman?
A: Marriage licenses are issued at the Cullman County Courthouse by the Probate Judge’s office.
Q: How do I register to vote in the City of Cullman?
A: You may register to vote at the Cullman County Board of Registrars office, located inside the Cullman County Courthouse. A voter registration form may be downloaded to be submitted to the Board of Registrars or mailed to the Office of the Secretary of State. Voter registration forms may also be submitted to the Cullman County Health Department, Cullman County Department of Human Resources, or Cullman County Public Library.
Q: How do I obtain a copy of a birth, marriage, divorce, or death certificate?
A: Alabama birth, marriage, divorce, and death certificates are stored by the State of Alabama Center for Health Statistics. Copies of these vital records may be obtained for a fee at the Cullman County Health Department (or any Alabama county health department), or by mail. These records may also be ordered online. The Cullman County Health Department is located at 601 Logan Avenue SW and can be reached by phone at 256-734-1030. Also, the Cullman County Probate Judge’s office keeps marriage license records and the Cullman County Circuit Clerk’s Office keeps records of divorces granted by the Cullman County Circuit Court.
Q: Does the City of Cullman have a recycling program? If so, how do I receive a recycle bin?
A: Yes. Recycle bins are available; limit one per household residence. Recycle bins are picked up weekly on the day of your normal trash pickup, and must be at the curb by 6:00 a.m. Contact the Sanitation Department for more information.
Q: Do I need to purchase a license for my pet(s)? If so, how do I purchase one?
A: Yes. Each owner of a dog or other animal subject to the licensing provisions of the City of Cullman pet ordinance shall be required to obtain a license tag. Contact the City Clerk’s Office for more information.
Q: Do I need a permit to have a yard/garage/rummage sale in the City of Cullman? If so, how do I apply?
A: Yes, a permit is required. The City of Cullman allows two (2) yard sales per year to be held per calendar year at any location within city limits. Each of these sales must be no longer than three (3) consecutive days. A yard sale permit must be purchased from the City Clerk’s office prior to the date(s) of the sale. The permit fee is $5.00 per day. A request form is available for download, but is not required.
Q: How do I report a neighbor who has overgrown grass, junked cars, or other junk on their property?
A: To report a violation of the City of Cullman’s nuisance ordinance, you may fill out our Reporting Nuisance Properties form. You may also call our Nuisance Complaint Hotline at 1-256-841-6868 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to report the location of the property and the type of violation being reported.
Q: How do I obtain a permit to fish in the waters of the Duck River Reservoir?
A: A permit is required to fish in the waters of Duck River Reservoir. You may download a permit here or obtain a permit on-site. Permits are valid through December 31st of each year, unless revoked. You are required to carry your permit with you while on the premises. A cell phone photo of the signed permit will also be acceptable. The rules and regulations are contained in the permit. PRINT PERMIT NOW