General Information

City of Birmingham Services

City of Birmingham website:

311 Call Center – handles most complaints regarding garbage and trash pickup, dead animals, storm drains, fallen limbs, etc. NOTE: Cannot accept calls from most cell phones

Animal Control – 591-6522

Building permits –  Go to City Hall, Second Floor, 254-2904

Garbage pickup – Mondays and Thursdays for most of neighborhood
Tuesdays and Fridays – Niazuma Avenue
No pickup on holidays. Do NOT put your cans out on holidays or any time except the night before pick up.

Recycling –  Recycling is picked up every Wednesday. Place bins (or paper bags) where your garbage cans are. You do NOT have to sort your recycling. Do NOT put out glass (you can take it to the recycling center downtown) or electronics.

Trash pickup – Two Thursdays a month, usually the 2nd and 4th Thursday – to check schedule, call 311. No pickup on holidays.

Birmingham Police Department – South Precinct* – 2201 Highland Avenue. Captain Ben King – 254-2793

Voting information
Board of Registrars – 325-5550. Call if you need to know where to vote or how to get registered to vote.
Highland Park is in Alabama Senate District 18 & House District 53 & 54. Most of the neighborhood is in House District 53, but a small section to the east (Cliff Road & 34th Street) is in House District 54.