Requirements for Annexation Into the City of Pelham
- Property must be contiguous to the Pelham city limits.
- Letter from the property owner(s) to include the following:
- Name and signature of all property owners
- Reason for annexation
- Number of single-family dwellings on the property
- Number of people living on the property
- Number of people of voting age
- Number of people not of voting age
- Race of each person
- Legal deed and map of the property thereof
- Vicinity map showing the location of the property and surrounding area with property to be annexed, outlined or highlighted. Plot property in the City of Pelham Map Book located in City Hall.
- Furnish the name of the utility(s) currently providing water, sewer, and garbage service.
The Pelham City Council approves annexations. To be placed on the council agenda, the above information must be presented to the office of the city clerk at least one week prior to a scheduled council meeting. The Pelham City Council meets on the first and third Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m.
Possible reasons for annexation include our excellent fire and police protection, use of city facilities, including parks and eligibility to participate in city-sponsored programs.
As a citizen of Pelham, you would have the right to vote in municipal elections and participate on boards, committees, and hold public office.
Information concerning property taxes may be obtained through the Shelby County Property Tax Commissioner's office in Columbiana, 205.670.6900. Other annexation information may be obtained by calling 205.620.6402.
Requirements for De-annexation
- The property must be contiguous (adjoining) in the unincorporated area of Shelby County.
- The following information must be included in your letter of petition for de-annexation.
- A letter of petition signed by all property owner(s) requesting de-annexation from the City of Pelham.
- A typed legal description of the property and a copy of the current tax notice.
- A vicinity map showing the location of the property in relation to the City of Pelham city limits.
- The name of the utility (s) currently providing water, sewer, and garbage service.
- Name and signature of all property owners. If a spouse is a co-owner, both must sign.
- Include the address and telephone number of all property owners.
- The number of family dwellings located on the property.
- A statement regarding your reasons for requesting de-annexation from the City of Pelham.
The above information must be presented to the City Clerk at least two weeks prior to the City Council meeting. The Pelham City Council meets on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. If you have any questions, contact City Clerk/Treasurer Tom Seale by phone at 205.620.6404 or by mail at:
City of Pelham, Alabama. Attn: City Clerk. P.O. Box 1419, Pelham, Alabama 35124