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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.



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 Tomorrow: Comprehensive Plan in Final Stages, Monday, Jul 21, 2014 — With Gardendale's population expected to grow from 13,849 to 16,571 by 2035, the City saw the need to create a plan that would encourage and direct its future growth in a sustainable manner, while preserving its small town character... Read More »

PopUp Project Receives 2014 NADO Innovation Award, Thursday, Jul 17, 2014 — Each year, NADO recognizes member organizations that demonstrate innovative approaches to regional economic and community development with an Innovation Award. Pop-Up Project, an initiative created by the Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham in partnership with REV Birmingham and PNC... Read More »

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Upcoming Events

  • July 23, 2014

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

  • July 24, 2014

    MPO Advisory Committee
    1:30 pm 3rd Floor Conf. Room 310

  • August 6, 2014

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

  • August 13, 2014

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

  • August 13, 2014

    Metropolitan Planning Organization Policy Committee
    1:30 pm 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 .