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.


Community Planning department provides a variety of services for member governments, including comprehensive community and county planning, downtown revitalization and neighborhood strategic planning, and Regional Mainstreet Programs. It also provides mapping and data services to our member governments. Read More »


Community planning can help manage change in your community in a way that provides better choices for how people live, work and play.

Community planning can help to improve and protect the natural environment while encouraging creative, quality land development to promote the health, safety and welfare of our citizens.

Community planning provides opportunities through the public process for all residents to be meaningfully involved in making choices that determine the future of their communities.

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