General Information

General Information:

City of Birmingham 

311 Call Center:

  • Report overgrown lots and dead animals
  • Report a pothole or street light that needs to be repaired
  • Report abandoned vehicles
  • Find out about garbage collection
  • Find out how to apply for city licenses and permits
  • And much more.

Animal Control – 205-591-6522

Building permits –  205-254-2904

Garbage pickup:

Mondays and Thursdays for most of neighborhood (Tuesdays and Fridays – Niazuma Avenue area).
No pickup on holidays. Please do not put out your cans before or on holidays.

Recycling:

Recycling is picked up every Wednesday. Place bins (or paper bags) where your garbage cans are picked up. You may recycle #1 and #2 plastics, aluminum, tin, and all paper. NO glass.

You may take glass and other recyclable items to the Alabama Environmental Council Recycling Center.

Large Trash & Brush:

Two Thursdays a month, usually the 2nd and 4th Thursday, the city picks up large trash and brush/yard debris.  Please bag all leaves before placing them for pickup.
Call 311 for current schedule or check our calendar.
No pickup on holidays.

Birmingham Police Department – South Precinct

Voting information: 

  • Alabama Votes
  • Board of Registrars, 205-325-5550.
  • 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.
  • City Council District 3
  • School Board District 3

Jefferson County Commission – www.jeffcointouch.com

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department – www.jeffcosheriff.org

Secretary of State – www.sos.state.al.us

State of Alabama – www.alabama.gov

The Birmingham News – www.al.com