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Information Disclaimer:  Although the information on this website is believed to be true and accurate, Church Street East Neighborhood Association makes no warranties or assurances whatsoever in relation to the site, its accuracy or timeliness and users rely upon it on their own risk.
Building Permits

Church Street East Historic District contains properties that have been designated as historically or architecturally significant on a local, state and national level.  Maintaining the architectural and historical integrity of the district is the responsability of the Mobile Historic Development Commission (MHDC).  All  additions, demolitions or new construction proposed within a Historic District must be first be approved by the MHDC's Architectural Review Board (ARB) to obtain a Certificate of Appropriateness. You must have this COA before you may purchase the required permits from the City of Mobile. Ordinary in-kind repairs, roofing and painting may recieve staff approval without being placed on the ARB agenda. 

Church Street East Historic District is part of the Downtown Development District (DDD).  The complete zoning code for all properties within the Downtown Development District is contained in the DDD zoning code (DDD code). To learn more about the DDD code which regulates zoning in Church Street East click 

Historically acurate exterior paints colors are used to maintain the intergrety of the district and all exterior painting requires a permit from MHDC. Fence permits are required everywhere within the City of Mobile.

You may find out more about permitting procedures for new and existing structures here.

​You may find out more about the Mobile Historic Development Commission and the Architectural Review Board here.

You may find out more about trimming trees here .
For a permit application click here .
Trash Pickup​ 

Residential trash is picked up every other Monday except on holidays. Residential trash is defined as limbs, old furniture, appliances, and junk. Each residence is limited to approximately 2 cubic yards 
(3 ft. x 3ft. X 6 ft.).

City Ordinances Prohibit:

The placement of trash at curbside more than 48 hours prior to the scheduled day of collection. The placement of trash on sidewalks, medians or vacant lots. Blowing or sweeping of grass or leaves into gutters or storm drains.

Fine and court costs: $406.00 



Our Utilities

                                  Mobile Area Water and Sewer  M-F 8-5pm
                                  Residential Service Call  251-694-3100
                                  Emergencies Call 251-694-3165

                                  Mobile Gas  M-F 8-4pm 
                                  Residential Service Call 476-8052
                                  Gas Leak Call 476-2738

                                  Alabama Power 24hr  
                                  Residential Service Call 1-800-245-2244
                                  Power Outage Call 1-800-888-2726

                                  Comcast  M-F 830-530pm Call 476-7600

                                  Mobile Press Register Call 219-5343

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Churches

Big Zion AME
112 S. Bayou St
Sunday Worship 11:00am

Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception
2 S. Claiborne St
Sunday Mass 8am and 10:30am

Christ Church Cathedral (Episcopal)
115 S. Conception St.
Sunday Worship 10:00am

First Baptist Church
806 Government St.
Sunday  Worship 10:45am

Government Street Presbyterian
300 Government St.
Sunday Worship 11:00am

Government Street UMC
901 Government St
Sunday Worship 10:00am

Prince of Peace (Catholic)
Sunday Mass 11:00am
454 Charleston St

CHURCH STREET EAST
P.O. Box 741    Mobile, Alabama 36601

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Did you know?
That Mobile's Live Oak trees (Quercus virginiana) are protected by both state and local ordinance.  A permit is required to remove or trim a tree in Church Street East. 
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