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All games and practices are held at James Oates Park, 798 Campbelton Highway.
The Zoning Ordinance describes the types, size, and shape of uses that can exist in the appropriate zoning districts. These regulations ensure that land uses are compatibly located and benefit the health, safety, and general welfare of the citizens. Questions about the Zoning Ordinance can be answered by the Planning & Development Department at (334) 615-4410.
The Subdivision Regulations are primarily concerned with the division of land, the quality of the improvements constructed on it, and the provision of adequate services to support it. The subdivision of land is one of the first steps in the development process and is a big concern because the public is the owner of the improvements and provider of the services. In most cases, the Planning Commission will determine if the minimum requirements (i.e., size of lot, proper access, etc.) are met before approving the subdivision.
Specific questions about the subdivision process and design standards can be answered by Planning and Development Department staff at (334) 615-4410. Specific questions concerning the engineering and construction standards can be answered by Engineering Services staff at (334) 615-4420.
Online Yard Sale Permit
A permit may be obtained by either the property owner, doing his/her own work, or a contractor licensed to work in the City of Dothan.
Permits must be obtained in person at the Permits & Inspections office, located in Room 315 of the Dothan Civic Center at 126 N Saint Andrews Street. Permit applications are processed Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Payments may be made by cash, check, Visa, or MasterCard. Credit card transactions are assessed an additional 1.6% convenience fee. Credit card payments are not accepted by phone.
Contractors may establish an escrow account in order to submit certain types of permit applications by fax or email. Contact Permits & Inspections at (334) 615-4450 for more information on this option.
Permit requirements do not change if a homeowner is doing the work instead of a contractor. A permit is required on new construction, alterations, or additions and all electrical and plumbing work, per Section 14-5 of the City Code. Accessory structures, portable buildings, and fences also require permits.
A permit is not required for painting, replacing floor covering, or replacing cabinets. Permits may be waived by the Building Official for minor, non-structural repairs valued under $1,000.00.
Please call Permits & Inspections at (334) 615-4450 for clarification on whether or not a permit is required.
A City of Dothan building permit is not required if you live outside the city limits of Dothan. However, a building permit may be required by the county or township/municipality the property is located in. Be sure to check with those entities to determine if there are any permit requirements.
If you are unsure whether or not the property is within the city limits of Dothan, please call the Permits & Inspections office at (334) 615-4450 for verification.
The Dothan Police Department issues home alarm permits. Please visit https://www.dothanpd.org/safety/home-alarm-permit/ for more information.
Call your insurance company as soon as possible after the crash. The law requires that you file as SR-13 Form with the State of Alabama within 30 days of the accident. If you do not file this form within 30 days, your driver's license will be suspended until the form is filed. You may obtain blank SR-13 forms at the Dothan Police Department, 210 N. Saint Andrews Street.
Officer Dispatch - By calling the Dothan Police Department Communications Center at (334) 615-3000. An officer will be dispatched to the site of the incident and will prepare a written report.
If you encounter an obstruction that blocks visibility at an intersection or along city streets, call the City of Dothan Traffic Engineering Services Division at (334) 615-4474 from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Personnel will determine if the obstruction can be trimmed or removed.