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Administration - Office of the City Clerk
Phone: 256-775-7109 - Fax: 256-775-7132 - General Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday-Friday
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:
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. Competed 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.
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.
The City of Cullman allows two (2) yard sales per year to be held at any residence within city limits. A yard sale permit must be purchased before the date of the sale. The permit fee is $5.00 per day.