FAQs

Go to the District Map page and locate your residential location on the zoomable map and you will see what district you are in.  Then click on the district number link under the map and it will take you to the personal page of your elected representative.

To share information or express an opinion you may simply attend any council meeting on the first or third Tuesday of every month. At the end of every council meeting, there is a recurring agenda item to receive comments from the audience at which time audience members may step to the podium to briefly address the council. If you wish to have the council act on your request or take any official action, you must first request to be put on the agenda to speak. Contact Us online, by phone at 205-221-2100, or in person on the second floor of City Hall. Remember, any request to be on an agenda must be made by Friday morning prior to the upcoming meeting on Tuesday.

Administration

The City invests available funds with local financial institutions.  All funds in excess of federally insured deposits must comply with Alabama’s SAFE program.

Jasper sales and use tax is three (.03) cents.

Sales, use, lodging, and rental tax are paid directly to the State of Alabama. The City has partnered with the Alabama Department of Revenue in obtaining the Department’s E-Filing Services for their taxpayers. You can file your return at http://www.revenue.alabama.gov/salestax/online/NSAsetup.htm. The City of Jasper’s jurisdiction number is 9680. The jurisdiction account number will be same as your State of Alabama account number.

Sales tax is defined as a privilege or license tax on persons engaged in the business of selling at retail any tangible personal property within the city or in the business of conducting places of amusement or entertainment within the City, generally measured by the gross sales or receipts of such businesses and an excise tax on the storage, use or other consumption of tangible personal property within the City, generally measured by the sale price of such property.

Any time any commercial or industrial activity or any enterprise, trade, profession, occupation, or livelihood, including the lease of residential or nonresidential real estate, whether or not carried on for gain or profit, and whether or not engaged as a principal or independent contractor, which is engaged in, or caused to be engaged in, within the City limits of Jasper.

The City has an eight dollar ($14.00) per month garbage rate for residents. It is billed quarterly at the first of the month in January, April, July and October. This includes trash pickup. Trash is picked up twice monthly on the first and third week of the month. Please contact the garbage office for business rates.

Garbage service is mandatory for all Jasper residents and businesses. To receive garbage service you will need to apply for service at our garbage office located at Jasper City Hall. Once you have paid a $50.00 refundable deposit, and your account has been established you will receive your garbage can. Call 205-221-8533 for questions or more information.

Check our Open Bid List section on our website for current bid listings, or contact Derleda Abrom, the Purchasing Agent at dabrom@jaspercity.com or 205-221-2100. Bid listings are also posted on a bulletin board outside the purchasing office on the 2nd floor of City Hall.

The city conducts auctions to sell all surplus items.  For more information contact Derleda Abrom, the city's Purchasing Agent, at dabrom@jaspercity.com or 205-221-2100.

Submit a Vendor Application to:

Derleda Abrom, Purchasing Agent
P. O. Box 1589
Jasper, AL 35502
Email: dabrom@jaspercity.com 
Fax: (205) 221-8522

City Hall

Contact: Events Coordinator, City Hall
Phone: 205-221-2100
Email: events@jaspercity.com

You may contact your district representative (see the City District map to determine which district you are in or visit the City Council section of this website) or simply complete the Contact Us form and your comments or concerns will be forwarded to the appropriate city department or Department Head.

Planning

Police

Contact: City of Jasper Police Department
Phone: 205-221-6790
Emergency: 205-221-2121

Public Works

  1. Is it a light facing the street or the road? If facing the road it is a City street light.
    Contact: City of Jasper Annex, with the address of the street light. Phone: 205-221-8529
    Email: inspection@jaspercity.com
  2. Is it a light facing a residence or business? If so it is a not a City street light and APCa will need to be
    contacted. Phone: 1-800-888-2726 Web site: www.alabamapower.com 

Contact: City of Jasper Annex, Phone: 205-221-8529
Email: rsmallwood@jaspercity.com

Contact: City of Jasper Annex Monday through Friday 6:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Phone: 205-221-8529 Email: rsmallwood@jaspercity.com or publicworks@jaspercity.com  
Emergency: 205-221-2121 City of Jasper Police Department manned 24 hours a day.

Revenue

We welcome you to visit us at City Hall to purchase the license from our license department located on the first floor or call the license department at 205-221-8533 to request to receive an application in the mail.

You may also fill out a business application or renewal application online or download the business license and renewal applications by visiting the Forms section of this website. The business license clerk will contact you if necessary.

Sanitation

For schedules, contact:
Sanitation
Phone: 205-221-8529
Email: publicworks@jaspercity.com

For billing questions for sanitation services:
Contact: Jasper City Hall
Phone: 205-221-8533