The motto for the City of Saraland is "Gateway to Progress." Through careful planning and cooperation, we strive to protect the quality of life for our residents and visitors while maintaining positive support from our businesses and developments. Gateways are for walking through but we're certain when you see Saraland, you'll want to stay.
The Land Use and Development Ordinance is an updated compilation of previously adopted regulations. The Planning Commission and Board of Adjustments are tasked with the responsibility of interpreting the City's plans and ordinances concerning land use and growth.
The Saraland Planning Commission meets the second Tuesday of each month in the Saraland Municipal Courtroom. The meetings begin at 6:00 p.m. and are open to the public. Planning Commission responsibilities include:
The Saraland Board of Adjustment meets on the first Tuesday of each month in the Saraland Municipal Courtroom. The meetings begin at 6:00 p.m. and are open to the public. Applications and requests for the Planning Commission or the Board of Adjustment are due 30 days prior to the Boards scheduled meeting. Applications should be returned to the Building Department at 933 Saraland Boulevard South, Saraland, AL 36571. For additional information, you may call the Building Department at 679-5502.