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Decatur, Alabama – located on the Tennessee River in Morgan County – boasts a rich heritage and a dynamic future. Here you’ll find economic prosperity, cultural diversity, and community spirit combined to make Decatur a Grand City on a Charming Scale. Whether you are a business owner, resident or visitor, this site has helpful information for you. flourish

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August 24, 2016
Municipal Election Results 2016 (unofficial) (pdf)

August 24, 2016
Decatur and DDDRA receive Main Street 2015-16 Award of Excellence for Adaptive Historic Preservation for restoration of the Decatur Union Depot

June 22, 2016
Decatur is the first city in Alabama to take the "Startup in a Day Pledge" to help entrepreneurs

June 2, 2016
Decatur City Upgrades Municipal Software

May 13, 2016
NOTICE:The City of Decatur Police Jurisdiction Tax is effective April 1, 2016.

Pursuant to Ordinance 15-4246 adopted on January 19, 2016, by the City Council of the City of Decatur, Alabama, which generally provides: in addition to all other taxes now imposed by Law, effective on April 1, 2016, there is levied and collected in the City of Decatur Police Jurisdiction sales tax, use tax, and lease or rental of tangible personal property tax in an amount equal to one-half (1/2) of that respective amount provided for, levied and collected within the Decatur Corporate Limits for doing the same act, or engaging or continuing therein, or engaging or continuing in the operation of the same such business.

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August 16 September 24, 2016
Embracing Art: A Coming Together of Area Amateur & Professional Artists
Carnegie Visual Arts Center
207 Church Street, NE
Free Event

August 19, 2016
Third Friday Downtown
5:30 P.M.-9:00 P.M.
2nd Avenue
Free Event

August 23, 2016
Municipal Elections
7:00 A.M.-7:00 P.M.

August 25, 2016
Free Movie Night
Decatur Public Library
6:30 P.M.
Free Event

August 26 - 28, 2016
River City Cup Soccer
Jack Allen Soccer Complex

August 27, 2016
Ducky Derby on Ice
Point Mallard Ice Complex

September 24, 2016
Decatur Color Vibe 5K Run
Point Mallard Park
9:00 AM

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Downtown Arts and Entertainment District Rules and Regulations

Downtown Event Planning Form

View Historic Walking Tours

Municipal Election Information

Online Business Tax Payments

Register as a Bidder

State of the City Information

Contact the ADA Coordinator Wally Terry at (256) 341-4505.

Go Here to Download the Recycling Program Calendar and Route Map.

Recycling Program Details. Click for more information.

Storm Water Management. Click for more information.

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Free Prescription Discount Card. Click for more information.

Alcohol Sales Ordinance Details
Decatur's Sunday alcohol sales ordinance (PDF)

Geographic Information System (GIS) New Window

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Business License Renewal. Click for more information.

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2012 CVB Sports Hit the Target