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September 10, 2021
Planning Commission generic art of blueprints rolled up

The Orange Beach Planning Commission is scheduled to meet at 4 p.m. Monday, September 13th for its regular meeting in the Council Chambers at City Hall. 

Full agenda packet for the September 13, 2021 Orange Beach Planning Commission meeting

The agenda is as...

September 10, 2021
Statement from Mayor Tony Kennon on the cancellation of the National Shrimp Festival

September 10, 2021 | Press Release

“I want to apologize to all of those people who had made plans - some of you many, many months ago - to come to Orange Beach and Gulf Shores for the Shrimp Festival. Please understand that we had nothing to do with the decision to cancel this outdoor event and we are going to do our best to try to put together a good old fashioned one- or two-day event...

September 1, 2021
Hurricane Ida Relief graphic with the words overlapping a satellite image of Hurricane Ida's cloud formation before landfall in Louisiana on Sunday, August 29, 2021.

As our Orange Beach community looks to pay generosity forward to those who helped us after Hurricane Sally but are now recovering from Hurricane Ida's devastation, relief efforts are well underway. 

Island Church will be delivering supplies to Louisiana and other hard-hit areas and will continue to accept donations (list below). The Orange Beach Middle & High School PTO organized a...

August 31, 2021
Labor Day 2021 closings graphic that include a photo of Orange Beach City Hill with the American flag and wording overlaid announcing the closure

In observance of Labor Day, non-essential City of Orange Beach offices will be closed on Monday, September 6, 2021.

Trash and recycling will not be affected. All routes will run as normal.

Offices will open, with normal hours, on Tuesday, September 7th.

August 30, 2021
Generic Storm Update graphic with the words Storm Update overset on a photo of a large wave and the city's official seal at the bottom.

In line with Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey's declaration of a State of Emergency due to Hurricane Ida, the City of Orange Beach enacted a local state of emergency – effective on Friday, August 27, 2021 – as a precautionary measure to ensure that any potential recovery needs are met.

As of Monday morning, the City of Orange Beach has not suffered any significant damage from Hurricane Ida, but...