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Section 11-43-3 under Title 11 of the Code of Alabama states the following:

In cities having a population of more than 6,000, there shall be elected by the council, at its first regular meeting or as soon thereafter as practicable, a city treasurer and a city clerk, who shall hold office until the next general election and until their successors are elected and qualified

The City Clerk also serves as Treasurer for the City of Opp. The person in this position supervises the Administrative Department and is responsible for maintaining the official records of the City which include Opp City Council Minutes, Ordinances, Proclamations, Resolutions, Contracts and Agreements, Board and Committees, Insurance, Deeds to City Property, Claims, Easements, Bid Documents, Grant Projects and is also responsible for all City Elections.

Connie Smith
334-493-0370 Fax

Business licenses must be purchased each calendar year and are valid from January 1 to December 31. License may be purchased by mail or in person at the City Clerk’s Office.

Full Year: Every person who commences business before the first day of July shall be subject to and shall pay the annual license fee.

Half Year: Every person who commences business on or after July 1st, shall be subject to and shall pay one-half (1/2) the annual license fee.

Issue Fee: For each license issued there shall be an issuance fee collected of ten dollars.

Annual Renewal: Business license shall be renewed annually from January 1st until January 31st each year.

You can pick up a business license application at the Opp City Hall or you can download one here: Business License Application

Sales Tax Information: The sales tax rate in Opp is 10%. The tax is comprised of three separate taxes: 4% state, 2.5% county, and 3.5% City of Opp. RDS collects The City of Opp sales and use tax, lodging tax, and gas tax.

RDS can be reached at 1-800-556-7274 or by visiting them online at

Code of Ordinances: The Opp Code of ordinances can be viewed online at: