Map for Mobile, the City’s comprehensive plan, was drafted and adopted through a community-driven process and offers a vision for preservation, revitalization, and growth. As a major step toward implementing the plan, an overhaul of the City’s zoning codes is underway. Below you can learn about the process, and view and comment on draft work products.

Anticipated Schedule

The draft zoning code updates will be prepared as a series of modules according to the following schedule. Draft modules will be posted on this page for public comment.

Note: Release of the updated draft of the Unified Development Code is pending.  The date of the upcoming Zoning Technical Advisory Committee meeting will be determined, following the public release of the updated draft.
Technical Advisory Committee

Mayor Stimpson has appointed 15 members to the new Zoning Technical Advisory Committee represented by individuals from the corporate, environmental, and academic communities, as well as from neighborhood and civic groups. The Zoning Technical Advisory Committee will be responsible for providing review and comment to the City and its planning consultants regarding the zoning code, as drafts are prepared.

Meeting Agendas
Meeting Minutes

Technical Advisory Committee Members

1)Thompson EngineeringChristopherGrant
2)Mobile Board of AdjustmentBillGuess
3)Harper TechnologiesAbeHarper
4)Downtown Mobile AllianceKarrieMaurin
5)Mobile Restaurant AssociationBobO’Mainsky
6)Mobile County CommissionMatthewBarclift
7)Mobile Area Water and Sewer ServiceDarylRussell
8)Regions BankShirleySessions
9)Keller Williams RealtyBeccaShaw
10)Barton & Shumer Engineering, LLCDavidShumer
11)Mobile Bay NEPRobertaSwann
12)Merrill P. Thomas Real Estate Co.PrattThomas
13)Maynard, Cooper & GayleJayWatkins
14)Wattier Surveying Co.MarkWattier
15)Sam Winter Real Estate Co.SamWinter

Project News

Work Products

As the City of Mobile moves forward with the overhaul of the zoning code and subdivision regulations, please consider that the documents provided to the public for review are preliminary, working drafts.  It is anticipated that the process of revising and editing the draft Articles of the Unified Development Code will continue over the next several months, prior to the presentation of documents for consideration by the Mobile City Planning Commission and Mobile City Council.



Zoning Code – Subdivision Regulations Comment Form

Each section of the Zoning Ordinance will be open to the general public for comments for approximately 30 calendar days for each individual section. Responses will be answered in a composite format approximately 10 working days from the end date of the public comment period.

Thank you for your feedback and involvement in this process. We look forward to reviewing and responding to your comments. For additional information please contact us by phone (251) 208-5895 or email