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If you are building in an AE flood zone you will need all of the aforementioned items and a temporary benchmark.
If you are building in a VE flood zone you will need all of the aforementioned items and a break away wall certificate for any enclosure below base flood.
For all beach fronting properties the city must run an advertisement in the local paper with a 30-day comment period once the plans have been submitted for review.
All payments of fines, court costs, and/or restitution are expected at the time you appear in court.
Gulf Shores Detention Center Post Office Box 896 Gulf Shores, AL 36547 Inmate: First Name Last Name
220 Clubhouse Dr. Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Re-entry/beach parking decals can be obtained by residents at City Hall 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday. Anyone wishing to obtain re-entry/beach parking decals must show proof of residency or property ownership in the form of a deed, lease or utility bill along with a valid Driver’s License for identification.
All reports cost $5. Cash, credit and personal checks are accepted.
Reports are also available by mail. Send a check or money order payable to the City of Gulf Shores at:Gulf Shores Police DepartmentAttn: Records Division P.O Box 896 Gulf Shores, AL 36547
The police report will only include the front page due to privacy laws.
The Bodenhamer Recreation Center pool is open to all swimming on Saturday from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. and on Sunday from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m.
Note: These times are subject to change
Proof of residency or property ownership along with driver’s license for identification, will be required for the purchase of additional hurricane / beach decals in the form of a deed, lease, or utility bill that bears the street address of the property for which the decal is being purchased.
Incoming new residents will not be charged for the initial first two decals.
To obtain a replacement hurricane / beach parking decal, bring the old one (in whatever condition it may be) for an exchange.
The City of Gulf Shores provides recycling receptacles behind the Public Works Shop located at:160 W. 36th AveGulf Shores, AL 36542
For tickets or more information, stop by the theater or call 251-968-6721.
No chairs, gazebos, arches, etc. are allowed to be placed on the public beaches.
If you are renting a private beach house or condominium, and have the permission of the owners to conduct a wedding, no permits are required from the City. You do need to make your guests aware, however, that they cannot park on the road rights-of-way.
Gulf State Park, located in Gulf Shores, has a pavilion that is perfect for family and group outings, reunions, beach parties and sunset weddings. Rental is available 7 days a week, except major holiday weekends during the summer.
For more information on pavilion rentals or to having a wedding on Gulf State Park beaches (permit required), call 251-968-7296 or 968-7245 Wednesday - Sunday.
Contact the City Clerk's office at 251-968-1124 for more information from the City of Gulf Shores.
A restraining order must be obtained with the assistance of an attorney. You must contact your attorney for more information on restraining orders.
You may contact the Magistrate's office at 251-968-6780 to receive specific information pertaining to your case.