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Access to City Buildings and Events Remains Restricted

In an ongoing effort to protect the healthcare system and maintain essential City functions among rising COVID-19 community spread, access to City buildings and events will remain limited until Jan. 31. All closures to the public only apply to facilities and event spaces operated by the City of Tuscaloosa and do not directly apply to PARA, Tuscaloosa City Schools or the Tuscaloosa Transit Authority facilities.

City Hall will remain closed to the public until Jan. 31, 2021. Any necessary transactions can be conducted online, via phone or mail, or through the drop box in the City Hall drive-through. The drop box on the top floor of the IMF parking deck can be used for business related to Revenue, Planning, and Building and Inspections. In-person water payments must be made on the 1st floor City Hall drive-through.  

  • Public participation in meetings (City Council, Planning and Zoning Commission,Historic Preservation Committee, and Zoning Board of Adjustment) will be virtual. Meetings will be live streamed and public statements may be made via email, phone, or video. Learn more at
  • Water and sewer bills can be paid online at, by phone at 205-248-5500, through the drop box located in the City Hall drive-through, or by mail to P.O. Box 2089 Tuscaloosa, AL 35403.
  • To conduct business with Building & Inspections, please call 205-248-5110.
  • To conduct business with Planning & Zoning, please call 205-248-5100.
  • To reach any other department, please call Tuscaloosa 311.


  • No new events may be booked at the River Market until after Jan. 31;
  • Tuscaloosa Municipal Court will remain closed to the public and court cases will be deferred until after Jan. 31. Payments may still be made at, by phone at 205-248-5330, through the drop box located outside of the Municipal Court, or by mail to 2122 6th Street Tuscaloosa, AL 35401; and
  • The Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum and the Gateway will remain closed to the public until Jan. 31

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