Public Involvement Meeting

Please join us for a public involvement meeting to obtain public comments on the 2040 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP), Updated / Amended FY 2012-2015 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and Air Quality Conformity for Jefferson and Shelby Counties.

Anyone requiring special accommodations should contact Cissy Edwards Crowe at RPCGB (205-251-8139) at least one week in advance.

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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.

Find out more on the Revolving Loan Fund page.

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.



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

Gardendale allows outdoor displays at Tractor Supply and other businesses, Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014 — GARDENDALE, Alabama - Businesses in Gardendale are officially allowed to have outdoor displays thanks to a change in the city's zoning ordinance. The Gardendale City Council amended the zoning ordinance during its meeting Monday night, and city leaders said... Read More »

Vestavia Hills Mayor talks big changes during 'State of the City' address, Thursday, Oct 16, 2014 — VESTAVIA HILLS, Alabama -- Vestavia Hills is changing. During Tuesday afternoon's State of the City address, Mayor Alberto "Butch" Zaragoza announced and gave details about the more than a dozen redevelopment plans currently in the works throughout the city.... Read More »

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Upcoming Events

  • November 5, 2014

    Finance Committee Meeting
    9:00 am 3rd Floor Conf. Room 310

  • November 13, 2013

    Program / Budget Committee
    9:00 am 3rd Floor Conf. Room 310

  • November 12, 2014

    Metropolitan Planning Organization Policy Committee
    1:30 pm 3rd Floor Conf. Room 310 Cancelled

  • November 19, 2014

    Transportation Technical Committee
    10:00 am 3rd Floor Conf. Room 310

  • November 20, 2013

    Board of Directors Meeting
    10:30 am 3rd Floor Conf. Room 310

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Featured Article

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- A regional planning expert, a retired housing official, a neighborhood leader and a nonprofit executive are prospective members of a new Birmingham public authority charged with overseeing the rehabilitation of thousands of long-neglected properties. The Birmingham... Continue reading »

Get to know mayors from the region

Each month, we will profile a mayor within the six county region. April's profile is on Mayor Joe Funderberg, Pell City .