For all new construction, if public water and public sewer are available, you must tie in.
The Community Development Department consists of:

Building, Planning & Zoning, and Business Licensing Departments, and is located within the Summerdale Town Hall at 502 W. Lee, Summerdale, AL 36580.


This department is responsible for developing & implementing the Town of Summerdale’s Land Use Ordinance, Zoning Ordinances, and Building Ordinance.

502 W Lee Ave
Summerdale, AL 36580

Community Development Coordinator
Chasity York Davis

Building Official
Jason McClinton


Community Development Assistant
Kim Hatfield


2022 Building Supplement
Permit Application and Contractor Sheet
Sign Permit Application
Updated Subdivision and Development Regulations (2022)
Zoning Map
Zoning Ordinance

Planning Commission

The Town of Summerdale Planning Commission consist of nine members that are volunteers citizens that are appointed by the Mayor and Council. The commission holds at least one meeting each month. The duty of the Commission is to make and adopt a master plan for physical development of the Town. The commission shall adopt regulations governing subdivision of land within it jurisdiction. They also review zoning cases and make recommendations to the Town Council.

The Planning Commission meets the 3rd Thursday of each month at 6:00PM, at the Summerdale Municipal Complex. To be placed on the Commission agenda, please contact the Building and Planning Department for a list of meeting dates and deadlines.

Chairman: Robert Davis
Vice Chairman: Stacey Martin
Jason Dixon
Jason McClinton
Cheryl Stewart
David Wilson
Ken Gates
Tracy Myers

Chasity Davis, Secretary

Site Plan Review Committee

The Town of Summerdale Site Plan Review Committee consists of four members. The Committee reviews all residential developments involving the construction of three (3) or more dwelling units and all commercial and industrial developments, a site plan must be reviewed by a committee appointed by the Planning Commission prior to the issuance of a building permit.

The Site Plan Review Committee meets the 2nd Thursday of every month at 6:00pm at the Summerdale Municipal Complex.

John Harper
Jason McClinton
Eric Jackson
Lisa Dixon
Danny Scott

Zoning Board of Adjustment

The Summerdale Zoning Board of Adjustment consist of five members with two supernumerary members. The Zoning Board hears appeals to consider granting variances or special exceptions to the Zoning Ordinance.

When a meeting is called, the time and place will be posted at Town Hall. For more information, please contact Tiffany Lynn at 251-989-6202 or

Jacob Welch, Chairman
John Resmondo, Vice Chairman
Ernie Hodges
Faith Wilson
Damon Willis
Keith Scott
Tiffany Lynn, Secretary