City of Bay Minette announces closings


BAY MINETTE, Alabama — Public notice from the city of Bay Minette:

“In our efforts to best prevent the ongoing spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the City of Bay Minette will be closing all offices to the general public, until further notice. This includes Bay Minette City Hall, Bay Minette Public Library, Bay Minette Area Senior Center, Bay Minette Recreation Department, Strike City Lanes, Holly Hills Municipal Golf Course, Bay Minette Municipal Court and Magistrate, Bay Minette Public Parks restrooms, Bay Minette Police and Bay Minette Fire departments.”

All public services including police and fire protection, trash and limb service and other administrative services will continue.

The Bay Minette Public Library is closed to the public until further notice. The book drop is open for returns.

The courier service will not run during this time, so all holds have been suspended. Visit to access our digital libraries – Axis 360 and Overdrive.

Free wi-fi is available 24/7 in the library’s parking lot and courtyard area.

The library will offer a virtual storytime via Facebook Live at 10 a.m. everyday,

The city finance department is still available to serve you via telephone and email. Specific contacts are as follows:

Business license applications and sales tax return forms can be found by visiting or you can contact:

Pam Wade at or 251-937-1697.

Accounts payable and facility rentals: Kim Curry at or 251-937-0384.

Accounts receivable, cash receipts and cemetery: Lynn Quinley at or 251-580-1654.

General questions or for city department directory assistance please call or main line at 251-580-1619.

The Planning & Development Department will require the use of online and telephone contact for answers to issues or questions. Building permit applications and Zoning forms can be found online at:

Online submittals of permits and questions can be emailed to:

Building Permit requests -

Planning & Zoning requests -

Inspections may be scheduled by calling the department at 251-580-1610. Permit applications may be dropped off in the appropriate drop box outside of city hall. Payments can be made in the form of check, credit card or cashier’s check; do not leave cash.

Clair Dorough, City Planner, 251-580-1632;

Patrick Robinson, Building Official, 251-580-1610;

The City of Bay Minette Municipal Court has canceled the following court dates: March 16 and 30; April 6.

Contact the municipal court about your rescheduled court dates, 251-580-2558. If you are on a payment plan you may make payments by mailing the municipal court a cashier’s check or money order made out to: City of Bay Minette and mailed to City of Bay Minette Municipal Court, 300 N. Hoyle Ave., Bay Minette, AL 36507.

No personal checks will be accepted.

Defendants name, case number or ticket number must be on the money order or cashier’s check.

Payments may also be made by phone at 251-580-6553 or online at bayminetteal/

Bay Minette Recreation Department and Strike City Lanes will be closed to the public until further notice. Online registration will continue for upcoming programs including the Kelly’s Kids Summer Camp. Online registration is available at

Bay Minette Area Senior Center will be closed until further notice.

Carol Hodgson Arena will be closed until further notice.

Holly Hills Municipal Golf Course will be closed until further notice.

All public park restrooms will be closed until further notice.