Departments A-G

Building Department

Obtain ADA compliance and inspection information and access permit forms and procedures.

City Clerk

Access election and voter information, browse the city code, file a claim, or request records and information.

City Council

Read more about each district and basic council functions and responsibilities.


Maintain the city trunking radio system, city telephone systems, and security systems for City Hall, the Police Building and other remote locations. 

Community Development

The Community Development Department is committed to improving the community by providing decent, affordable housing, a suitable living environment, and expanding economic opportunities, principally for persons of low to moderate income.

Emergency Management

Find out how the department cares for residents during emergency situations.


The goal of the Engineering Department is to provide innovative and economical infrastructure solutions for the sustainable development, preservation, and enhancement of our community.


The goal of the Finance Department is to provide the citizens of Gadsden, elected officials, city departments and other interested parties financial information and financial services in a professional and effective manner.


The Gadsden Fire Department is dedicated to providing rapid, reliable, and professional emergency services to the citizens of the City of Gadsden.

Fleet Management

Find out how city vehicles and small equipment are maintained by the department.

Forrest Cemetery

Forrest Cemetery dates back to 1872, Captain A.L. Woodliff selected the site, negotiated for its purchase, and began clearing away the timber at his own expense.

Garbage Fee Collections

The Garbage Fee Collections Department performs the administrative functions for the Residential Garbage Program.


Watch government-related programming on the Gadsden Informational Television Network.