Birmingham Framework Plan

The Birmingham Framework Plan community meetings continue throughout the month of April in Five Points West, Smithfield and West End. Click here for more information about the plan and future meetings.

Titusville Community Workshop

Your community has a voice, we want to hear from you! The next Titusville Community Workshop, part of the Birmingham Framework Plan, is scheduled for April 24, 2014. Click here for more information about the plan and future meetings.

Think Forward 2040 Mindmixer

Add your ideas. Support your friends ideas. Public input is an important part of shaping the future of the Greater Birmingham region. Help shape our region's transportation plan and economic future.
Head over to the Think Forward 2040 Mindmixer site and share your ideas today!

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

Oak Mountain State Park could get more bike lanes on Findlay Drive, Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 — SHELBY COUNTY, Alabama -- Shelby County is partnering with the state to seek grant funding to develop bike lanes where they don't exist along a stretch of John Findlay Drive in Oak Mountain State Park. The Shelby County Commission... Read More »

UAB Earth Month activities continue with festival on the Campus Green, films, recycling, Tuesday, Apr 8, 2014 — BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- April is Earth Month, and UAB is getting into the environmental swing with several events. There is an Arbor Day celebration in progress on campus today until 1 p.m., according to the UAB Reporter. The event... Read More »

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Upcoming Events

  • April 23, 2014

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

  • April 24, 2014

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

  • May 7, 2014

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

  • May 14, 2014

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

  • May 14, 2014

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

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Featured Article

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - The Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham looked back on its 2013 accomplishments even as it continued to look ahead at its annual meeting Wednesday. Charles Ball, executive director of the RPCGB, said in an interview... Continue reading »

Get to know mayors from the region

Each month, we will profile a mayor within the six county region. January's profile is on State of the City: Center Point mayor sees progress, opportunity for future .