FAQ’s

                                                                                

Q.  Where do I go to apply or obtain a business license?
A.  The Licensing Division at City Hall handles all business license transactions.
You may obtain a copy of the form online or in person by visiting the office at
205 East Barbour Street.  For more information call 334-688-2007.

Q.  What is the process for obtaining a license to operate a business from my home?
A.  Persons wishing to operate a business from their home located in a residentially
zoned district must make application to the Board of Zoning Adjustment for approval
of a home occupation.  The Board of Zoning Adjustment meets on the first Tuesday
of each month at 4:00 p.m. in the municipal courtroom.  Applications must be submitted
in advance and receive staff review prior to presentation to the Commission.  For more
information, contact Teri Bush, Administrative Assistant to the Mayor, 334-688-2005.

Q.  What is the process to divide or rezone property located within the city limits?
A.  Persons wishing to subdivide or rezone property must submit an application to
the Eufaula Planning Commission.  The Commission meets on the third Tuesday
of each month at 4:30 p.m. in the municipal courtroom.  Applications must be
submitted in advance and receive staff review prior to presentation to the
Commission.  For more information, contact Teri Bush, Administrative Assistant
to the Mayor, 334-688-2005.

Q.  If I have an emergency, who I call?
A.  The Enhanced 911 program is in operation in the City of Eufaula.  If you have an emergency,
dial 911 and you will be connected with the central emergency dispatch center.  Police, fire,
and/or rescue services will be dispatched to your location to assist you.

Q.  What if I need police assistance, but it is not an emergency?
A.  The Eufaula Police Department can be reached at 334-687-1200 for non-emergency situations.

Q.  Where do I obtain a copy of a police report or automobile accident report?
A.  Incident/accident reports are available Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. from the
records division at the Eufaula Police Department, 545 East Barbour Street.  There is a $5 charge
per report.  Incident/accident reports are also available online at https://eufaula.govtportal.com for
a credit or debit card payment of $8.00.

Q.  Where do I pay a traffic fine?
A.  If your traffic citation was issued by the Eufaula Police Department, you may pay your fine at the
Eufaula Municipal Court Magistrate’s Office located at 545 East Barbour Street or online at
https://eufaula.govtportal.com.  Office hours are from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Monday through
Friday.  The magistrate’s office may be reached by telephone at 334-687-1235.

Q.  What if my traffic citation was issued by the sheriff’s department, state trooper, or another municipality?
A.  Contact the Office of the District Court Clerk, Second Floor, Barbour County Courthouse, 303 East Broad Street,
334-687-1513.

Q.  Where do I obtain a driver’s license or license plate for my car?
A.  Driver’s licenses and automobile license plates are issued through the Judge of Probate, Barbour County
Courthouse, 303 East Broad Street, 334-687-1530.

Q.  Where do I register to vote?
A.  The Barbour County Board of Registrars maintain an office at the Barbour County Courthouse, 303 East Broad Street,
334-687-1585.

Q.  Where do I pay my property taxes?
A.  Property taxes are payable at the Office of the Revenue Commissioner, Barbour County Courthouse, 303 East Broad
Street, 334-687-7639.

Q.  How do I contact the Mayor?
A.  Mayor Jack B. Tibbs, Jr. can be reached at the Office of the Mayor, City Hall, 205 East Barbour Street
(P.O. Box 219), Eufaula, 334-688-2000.

Q.  Does the City of Eufaula have an animal control ordinance?
A.  The City of Eufaula has an ordinance that prohibits animals from running at large.  It is enforced by the Animal
Control Division of the Eufaula Police Department.

Q.  What number do I call concerning trash/garbage collection?
A.  The Public Works Department handles pickup of trash/garbage.  They can be reached at 334-687-1236.

Q.  Who do I contact concerning utility services in Eufaula?
A.   Eufaula is served by several utility companies:
1.  Water/sewer disposal service is provided by the Eufaula Water Works and
Sewer Board, 334-687-1225.  In outlying areas, water service is provided by
Cowikee Water Authority, 334-687-6333, and Baker Hill Water Authority,
334-687-6444.
2.  Alabama Power Company provides electrical service within the city limits, 1-800-245-2244.
3.  Cable television is provided by Spectrum, 1-866-876-1872.
4.  AT&T is the local telephone provider, 1-800-288-2020.
5.  Natural gas service is provided by Southeast Alabama Gas District, 334-687-3410.
6.  Two propane gas distributors are located in Eufaula:
(a)  Gala Gas:  334-687-2603
(b)  Automatic Gas:  334-687-2003