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Planning Commission

The Official Website of Semmes, AL

Mission Statement

To foster future growth while preserving the rural character of the community through partnerships with the community, developers, and interested parties that wish to benefit the citizenry of Semmes and the City as a whole. To ensure the growth of the community is applicably supported by the communities’ infrastructure such as public safety, parks and recreation, utilities, traffic, through intense research and fact finding endeavors.


Note: Please call to schedule a Project Proposal Conference before submitting your application. This meeting is at no charge to you and gives you the opportunity to meet with members of the Planning Staff for guidance on the Subdivision Regulations and the process to follow. All PPCs should be scheduled with Jason Franklin, Public Works Superintendent at (251) 649-5752.           PPCs are held each Tuesday at 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM, & 3:00 PM.

Planning Commission

The Planning Commission will meet (Regular Session) on the 4th Tuesday of each month – 5:00 PM (unless otherwise re-scheduled for a different time/date) – at City of Semmes Council Chambers @ 7875 Moffett Road, Unit #C (unless specifically posted otherwise).  Special meetings can be called by the Chair – those meeting notices will be posted on the City’s website.

Jason Franklin

Jason Franklin

Planning Director

3940 Illinois Street
Semmes, AL 36575

Phone: (251) 649-5752

Fax: (251) 649-5788

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1757
Semmes, AL 36575

Monday – Friday
7:30 am – 4:00 pm

Commission Members

Planning Commission Members

Hon. Howard Smith – Chairman

Hon. Lawrence Webb – Council Member

Hon. Helen Joyce – Planning Commissioner

Hon. Russell Turner – Co Chair

Hon. Jeanette Byrd

Hon. Charles Lowery

Hon. Joey McCullough

Hon. Pat Hillman

Hon. Debbie Hanbury

Term Ends

During Tenure as Council Member

During Tenure as Council Member

August 11, 2021

August 11, 2025

August 11, 2024

August 11, 2020

August 11, 2022

August 11, 2023

During Tenure of Mayor

The City of Semmes

Phone: (251) 649-8811

Fax: (251) 649-7711

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1757, Semmes, AL 36575

City Hall Address: 7875 Moffett Road, Suite F, Semmes, AL 36575

Office Hours: Monday – Friday | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

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