Strong Towns

The Strong Towns program covers the causes and impacts of the current economic crisis, examines case studies on the finances of America's development pattern, reviews ideas of the suburban era we need to shed and proposes strategies for adjusting to the new realities we face.? Click here for more information and to register now.

Transportation Planning

The Commission's Transportation Department provides local governments a full range of planning services for all modes of transportation. Through the Birmingham Metropolitan Planning Organization the Commission coordinates the Long Range Transportation Plan and the Transportation Improvement Program.

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Revolving Loan Fund

The RPCGB operates a Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) that provides financing for expanding and new businesses in Blount, Chilton, St. Clair, Shelby and Walker Counties. Advantages of the RLF include flexible terms, low fixed interest rates and up to 90% financing. This loan is perfect for businesses recently affected by the tornado disaster.

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Community Planning

The Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham's Community Planning Department provides community planning services for the Member Governments of Blount, Chilton, Jefferson, Shelby, St. Clair and Walker Counties. The Community Planning Department seeks to develop viable places by promoting integrated approaches to planning for the betterment of the communities the RPCGB serves.

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Medicaid Waiver Program

The RPCGB is now administering the Elderly and Disabled Medicaid Waiver Program and the 530 Waiver Program. These programs allows individuals that are at risk of nursing home placement to remain in their home as long as possible. Click here to find out more about each program and the services. Click here to find out more about the program's services.

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What is the RPCGB?

The Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham (RPCGB) provides planning services, economic development services and multiple initiatives for six counties and 84 communities throughout central Alabama.

RPCGB works through a consultation process with local governments, citizens, non-profits and the private sector in Blount, Chilton, Jefferson, St. Clair, Shelby and Walker counties. It is through this process that opportunities and cost effective solutions are identified to assure physical and economic growth for everyone.

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Latest News

RPC wants your ideas for Alabaster, Thursday, Mar 19, 2015 — ALABASTER - The Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham wants to know how you imagine Alabaster's future, and is launching a creative campaign to collect your ideas. As part of its partnership with the city to update Alabaster's 2005... Read More »

City of Hoover seeking grant to build $500,000 trail for bicyclists, hikers and joggers, Tuesday, Mar 17, 2015 — Hoover bicyclists, jogging and hiking enthusiasts could soon see a new $500,000 trail built for their enjoyment. The Hoover City Council passed a resolution March 16 authorizing Mayor Gary Ivey to submit a $400,000 grant application for the Cahaba-Riverchase... Read More »

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Upcoming Events

  • April 1, 2015

    Finance Committee Meeting
    9:00 am 12th Floor Conf. Room A Cancelled

  • April 8, 2015

    Program / Budget Committee
    RPCGB, Conference Room A Cancelled

  • April 8, 2015

    MPO Policy Committee
    RPCGB 3rd Floor Conference Room Suite 310

  • April 15, 2015

    Board of Directors Meeting
    RPCGB 3rd Floor Conference Room Suite 310 Cancelled

  • April 15, 2015

    Transportation Citizens Committee
    RPCGB 3rd Floor Conference Room Suite 310

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ALABASTER - The Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham wants to know how you imagine Alabaster's future, and is launching a creative campaign to collect your ideas. As part of its partnership with the city to update Alabaster's 2005... Continue reading »