The City Clerk acts as an administrative liaison between the City Council and the Mayor, as provided by state law and city code. The City Clerk’s responsibilities include preparing City Council agendas, recording minutes of City Council meetings, authenticating and recording all official acts of the City, processing and maintaining legislative records and documents, attesting to the correctness and certifying legislative documents, and providing municipal government information to the public. The office of the City Clerk also handles the following:
Business (Privilege) Licenses
Each business operating within the City of Cullman is required to purchase an annual privilege license. Licenses are renewable and due January 1st of each year and are delinquent on February 1st.
Alcohol licenses are issued for the calendar year. Applications for alcohol licenses are reviewed by the ARC (Alcohol Review Committee). The ARC then makes recommendations to the City Council. Completed applications must be brought to the City Clerk’s Office by the owner or manager of the establishment.
Each owner of a dog or other animal subject to the licensing provisions of the City of Cullman’s pet ordinance shall obtain a license tag from the City Clerk’s Office. It shall be unlawful for any person to possess, keep, or harbor in the City any dog or other animal required to be vaccinated for rabies by Alabama law which does not have attached to it a license tag. For more information, please email the City Clerk’s Office.
Special Event Permits
All special events that involve the use of public roads, public sidewalks, or city-owned or city-maintained property – and all special events that involve amplified or excessive noise within the city limits – must be approved in advance by the City Council. The Special Event Permit Request Form must be filled out and submitted for approval well in advance of the event.
Yard Sale Permits
The City of Cullman allows two (2) yard sales per year to be held per calendar year at any residence within city limits. Each sale can be no longer than three (3) consecutive days. A yard sale permit must be purchased prior to the sale. The permit fee is $5.00 per day.
Nuisance Property Reporting
Properties in violation of the City of Cullman nuisance property code can be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office for investigation. You can report this to us by phone or email, or fill out this form. We will need the property address, a brief description of the property condition, and your name and contact information in order to properly address your concerns. Your contact information is needed in order for us to contact you if we have questions or require further information.
Other Services & Resources:
Office Hours & Contact Information
8:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.
Monday – Friday
Cullman City Hall
204 2nd Avenue NE
Cullman, AL 35056-0278
City of Cullman
P.O. Box 278
Cullman, AL 35056-0278