The Guntersville City Clerk Office issues various licenses and permits, maintains resolutions and ordinances, handles records requests, and coordinates municipal elections. The City Clerk’s Department is also responsible for the receipt, distribution and expenditure of all city funds.
Guntersville City Council meetings are held every first and third Monday at 6 p.m. unless specified otherwise. Meetings take place at Guntersville Town Hall located at 340 Blount Avenue. If you have any questions call City Hall at (256) 571-7560. To download City Council meeting agendas, please click here.
Business licenses are based on the calendar year and are to be renewed in December or January of each year.
You can download PDFs of the Business License and Liquor License application below. For more information call (256) 571-7560.
Short Term Rental Permits
Short Term Rental (STR) Permits apply to the short term rental of dwellings in districts zoned residential in the city limits. These regulations do not apply in districts in which commercial lodging is permitted. “Short Term Rental” (STR) means the rental of a dwelling unit for less than 30 consecutive days per rental period and the rental unit itself. City of Guntersville Ordinance No. 1097 (ORD 1097) explains the rules and regulations pertaining to STRs. You can download the STR packet below with instructions on the application process. For more information call (256) 571-7560.