Founded by the French in 1702, Mobile is Alabama's oldest city and a major port facility for the region. The city's three centuries of history have been inextricably tied to the development of its port and the economic prosperity of the adjoining area. The city hosted the first Mardi Gras festivities in North America and has a rich cultural heritage. Today, Mobile continues to serve a crucial economic role as a major port facility for the state and region.
Business licenses are often administered by the Municipality’s Office of the Probate Judge or the Department of Revenue. Access the Municipality business license application or contact information for obtaining a license here.
Small businesses often interact with counties on a departmental level. Access a list of municipality departments that oversee things from building regulations to utilities.
Local chambers may serve one municipality, county or several counties, but each offer a range of economic development resources from area advantages to leadership programs.
Find a directory of phone numbers for various city departments and officials here.