Frequently asked questions
How do I get to the Alabama State Veterans Memorial Cemetery?
The Alabama State Veterans Memorial Cemetery at Spanish Fort is located at 34904 State Highway 225. From the intersection of State Highway 31 (Spanish Fort Boulevard) and State Highway 225, travel north approximately 4.5 miles. The cemetery is located on the right side of Highway 225, directly north of East Pointe Baptist Church and Saluda Hill Cemetery.
How do I reserve the splash pad, pavilion, and other amenities at the Spanish Fort Town Center?
The park at Spanish Fort Center is privately owned and not managed by the City of Spanish Fort. Spanish Fort Center does not provide rental of the Pavilion or splash pad. The Pavilion is available for general public use on a first-come, first-served basis, but no exclusive use rights are granted. Visit the Spanish Fort Center website for more details.
What school district am I in? How do I get a transfer?
Where do I get my driver's license?
Contact the Alabama Department of Public Safety Driver License Division, District Office in Mobile, 251-660-2330 ext. 5.
Where do I get my vehicle registration tag?
Vehicles tags are issued by the Baldwin County Probate Office. Call 251-928-3002 for more information.
Who picks up my household garbage and debris?
Residents within Spanish Fort city limits are serviced by Waste Pro. Service offerings and guidelines can be found HERE. For more information, please call Waste Pro at 251-653-4774 or visit their website at www.wasteprousa.com/spanish-fort.
How do I remit my sales tax?
Contact Revenue Discovery Systems (RDS) at 800-556-7274.
What is the sales tax for Spanish Fort?
Please visit the taxes and collections page by clicking here.
Who provides utilities?
Spanish Fort has multiple utility providers depending on the area you live in. Please visit the Utilities and Services page for more information.
Can I place a yard sale sign or any other sign in public right-of-ways?
To keep our City beautiful, our Sign Ordinance does not allow any signage in public rights-of-ways. See Ordinance 1994-20.
Can I stand at a major intersection to collect funds for my club/organization?
For safety reasons, please see Ordinance No. 412-2012, to see qualifications and requirements
How do I annex my property into the city?
Contact the City Clerk at 251-626-4884 with deed information.
How do I request City records?
It is the policy of the City of Spanish Fort to provide copies of public documents in an expedient manner upon request. Upon receipt of the request by the Office of the City Clerk, the request is normally handled within seven working days. Such requests, particularly those involving a large volume of information, must be handled on a time-available basis so as not to compromise the City’s day-to-day operations.
To request records, a Request for City Records form must be completed, signed, and submitted in person to the office of the City Clerk. The City assesses a reproduction fee as follows:
Reasonable public access shall be granted to view records under the supervision of an employee in the City Clerk’s office.
Under Alabama law, e-mail are public records. If you do not want your e-mail released to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact the office by phone or in writing.
How do I get a business license to operate in Spanish Fort?
If you or your business conduct business activity within the corporate limits of the City of Spanish Fort, you are required to have a valid and current Business License on file with the City. Licenses must be renewed each year. See Ordinance No. 476-2014.