The official Jefferson County, Alabama resource for information and data. Named after Thomas Jefferson, the main author of the Declaration of Independence and third President of the United States, Jefferson County was founded in 1819 by the Alabama Legislature. Home to nearly 700,000 residents, Jefferson County is Alabama’s most populated county.
The Jefferson County Department Development Services Inspections & Enforcement division provides for the safety of the public through enforcement of building construction codes. The Department issues all building construction permits and inspects all building construction in unincorporated Jefferson County areas.
The core functions of the Development Services Planning, Engineering, Permitting Division include: Comprehensive Planning & Program Development, Zoning Administration & Enforcement (including Rezoning & Variance application processing, Subdivision Administration, Construction Plan Review & Processing, Address Assignment and 911 Database support, Environmental Quality Programs (administration of the County’s floodplain regulations), GIS Mapping and historical research (aerial photography).
The City of Birmingham, Alabama, is a municipal corporation under the laws of the State of Alabama. Birmingham is the largest city in the state with a population currently estimated at 212,237, and a metro population of 1,136,650.
The Birmingham Business Alliance (BBA) is the leading economic development agency for the Birmingham seven-county region, including Bibb, Blount, Chilton, Jefferson, St. Clair, Shelby and Walker counties, focused on economic growth.
The Commissioner of Revenue serves as the chief executive officer of the Alabama Department of Revenue. The commissioner is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the governor. The Deputy Commissioner of Revenue’s role includes a myriad of duties and activities which are positioned to bring to fruition the plans and goals of the Commissioner of Revenue. These activities include, but are not limited to: the development and communication of major tax policies; the creation and implementation of actions which increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the Revenue Department; liaison functions with the Governor and governor’s staff; and interactions with various legislators, business groups, and professional associations.
The Mission of AIDT is to provide quality workforce development for Alabama’s new and expanding businesses, and to expand the opportunities of its citizens through the jobs these businesses create.
The Economic Development Partnership of Alabama is a private, non-profit organization funded by more than 60 Alabama companies that works to attract, retain and grow jobs in Alabama, while encouraging innovation through its Alabama Launchpad program, which helps early-stage companies start, stay and grow in the state.
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