1490 Telegraph Road Rezoning, R-1 to I-2, Information

As MEJAC has documented elsewhere, the Rezoning Application for 1490 Telegraph Road is coming at a time when there is heightened interest in zoning activity in the Africatown community.

On Tuesday, October 19 at 10:30am, the Mobile City Council will conduct a Public Hearing for the proposed re-zoning of 1490 Telegraph Road in the Africatown Planning Area from Residential-1 to Industrial-2, from the City’s most restrictive to the City’s most permissive zoning designation.

MEJAC and partner agencies are requesting that the Mobile City Council deny the rezoning for the following reasons: Continue reading

Africatown Zoning Activity is Heating Up – Important Upcoming Dates

Environmental Justice Champions! Three urgent zoning considerations have many Africatown advocates concerned! Read on for detailed information about how YOU can make a difference!


Tuesday, October 19 at 10:30am: The Mobile City Council will conduct a Public Hearing for the proposed zoning code rewrite known as the Unified Development Code (UDC).

For background info about MEJAC’s remaining concerns with the UDC, click here (https://www.mejacoalition.org/2021/05/17/decodingtheudccont/).

To submit Verbal Public Comment:
Go to Mobile City Council Chambers, Government Plaza, 205 Government Street
Mobile, Alabama 36601 on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 by 10:30am, and sign up to speak RE: Ordinance 64-26 Unified Development Code (UDC). You will be given 3 minutes to speak.

To submit Written Public Comment via Email:
Write your Public Comment to all Mobile City Councilors and send, by 4pm on Monday, October 18 to:
City Clerk Lisa Lambert (cityclerk@cityofmobile.org)


Tuesday, October 19 at 10:30am: The Mobile City Council will conduct a Public Hearing for the proposed re-zoning of 1490 Telegraph Road in the Africatown Planning Area from Residential-1 to Industrial-2, from the City’s most restrictive to the City’s most permissive zoning designation.

For background info about MEJAC’s concerns with the 1490 Telegraph Road Rezoning Application ZON-001743-2021, click here (https://www.mejacoalition.org/2021/10/15/northtelegraphrezoning/).

To submit Verbal Public Comment:
Go to Mobile City Council Chambers, Government Plaza, 205 Government Street
Mobile, Alabama 36601 on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 by 10:30am, and sign up to speak RE: Rezoning Application ZON-001743-2021. You will be given 3 minutes to speak.

To submit Written Public Comment via Email:
Write your Public Comment, addressed to all Mobile City Council members, and send, by 4pm on Monday, October 18 to:
District 3 Council member CJ Smalls (council3@cityofmobile.org)
– due to the untimely passing of District 2 Council member Levon Manzie


Thursday, October 21 at 2pm: The City of Mobile Planning Commission will conduct a virtual Public Hearing for the proposed re-zoning of 1250 Woodland Avenue in the Africatown Planning Area from Residential-1 to Industrial-2, from the City’s most restrictive to the City’s most permissive zoning designation.

More info about 1250 Woodland Avenure Rezoning Application ZON-001817-2021 will be posted shortly.

To submit a Verbal Public Comment:
Sign up to speak at the virtual Public Hearing RE: Rezoning Application ZON-001817-2021 by sending your request to speak via email, by 2pm on Wednesday, October 20 to:
planning@cityofmobile.org

To submit Written Public Comment via Email:
Write your Public Comment RE: Rezoning Application ZON-001817-2021 and send, by 2pm on Wednesday, October 20 to:
planning@cityofmobile.org