Public Buildings

Mission Statement

The Department of Public Buildings is a multi-department, which office the use of the Public Facilities. The facilities are to encourage a balance of use to meet the:  cultural, recreational, educational, social and community needs of the citizens of Selma/Dallas County and surrounding communities.

The mission shall be accomplished primarily by providing facilities that are maintained and operationally ready to meet the needs of those who desire to use them; to assist the public in coordination and production of events; to provide service to those with special needs. The Public Buildings staff is committed to ensuring that the facilities and service provide a positive impression of the City of Selma.


For questions about reservations, call our office at (334) 874-2145, Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30pm. To find out more information about each facility, please refer to the links listed on the left side of our page.

All facility rental requires a $250 deposit (refundable) and liability insurance through a reputable insurance agency. The City of Selma must be listed as the certificate holder. 


Stephanie E. Menifee

Director of Public Buildings



Public Buildings Department
1000 Selma Avenue
Selma, AL 36701


Monday-Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm


(334) 874-2145



Severe Weather Alert!


Due to the threat of severe weather, all non-essential city services will be closed on Friday, March 18, 2022.  The City will continue to monitor the situation and depending on the severity of the event may make further changes to hours of operation. 

The Selma Police & Fire Departments will be on regular duty and Public Works will be on call working diligently to address issues as they occur, along with reporting issues to the Alabama Department of Transportation and local utility companies.

Residents are encouraged to stay informed and take proper precautions.  Please stay off roadways as conditions, power lines, and/or trees may be impacted.

Sever Weather