Diamondhead Business

Planning & Zoning

Commission Members

  • Dempsey Milton – Ward 1
  • Ann Williams – Ward 1
  • E.J. Bice – Ward 2
  • Don Crosby – Ward 2
  • Nita Hensley – Ward 3
  • Chuck Garrison – Ward 4
  • Grant Bower – Ward 4

Planning & Zoning Commission Meetings

Regularly scheduled Planning & Zoning Commission meetings will be held each month at 5:30 p.m. in Council Chambers at Diamondhead City Hall. Click here for meeting schedule.

Resources & Costs

  • Print copies available for review at City Hall at no charge
  • Copies available for $40.00 each
  • Maps available for $25.00 each
  • CD with approved ordinance and maps available for $5.00 each
  • Copies of the Zoning Ordinance available for $40.00 each

View Bids & RFPs

INVITATION FOR BIDS

Master Services Agreement for Engineering

 

 

LIVE OAK PHASE 2 ROAD IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

Sealed Bids for the construction of the LIVE OAK PHASE 2 ROAD IMPROVEMENT PROJECT will be received on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 until 10:00 a.m. CST , by THE CITY OF DIAMONDHEAD, MS, at CITY HALL, 5000 DIAMONDHEAD CIRLCE, DIAMONDHEAD, MS 39525,  at which time the Bids received will be PUBLICALLY opened and read.  The project consists of roadway demolition, select fill placement, crushed stone placement, asphalt paving and striping.

The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is: JAMES J. CHINICHE, PA INC., 412 HWY 90 SUITE 2, BAY ST. LOUIS, MS 39520, 228-467-6755.

Prospective bidders may examine the Bidding Documents at the Issuing Office Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM TO 5:00 PM, and may obtain copies of the Bidding Documents from the Issuing Office as described below.

Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Issuing Office during the hours indicated above.  Bidding Documents are available on compact disc (as portable document format (PDF) files) for a non-refundable charge of $50, including shipping via overnight express service.  Alternatively, printed Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Issuing Office either via in-person pick-up or via mail, upon Issuing Office’s receipt of payment for the Bidding Documents.  The non-refundable cost of printed Bidding Documents is $100 per set, payable to “JAMES J. CHINICHE, PA. INC.”, plus a non-refundable shipping charge.  Upon Issuing Office’s receipt of payment, printed Bidding Documents will be sent via the prospective Bidder’s delivery method of choice; the shipping charge will depend on the shipping method chosen.  The date that the Bidding Documents are transmitted by the Issuing Office will be considered the prospective Bidder’s date of receipt of the Bidding Documents.  Partial sets of Bidding Documents will not be available from the Issuing Office.  Neither Owner or Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including Addenda if any, obtained from sources other than the Issuing Office.  Bid security shall be furnished in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.

Document Filing Fee

The City of Diamondhead charges a $1.00 document filing fee assessment as mandated by MS Code 25-60-5. The filing fee will apply only to those documents for which the City of Diamondhead currently applies a fee. Documents such as garage sale and parking permits will continue to be issued at no charge.

AIRPORT INFORMATION

Address: 1200 Airport Dr.
State: Mississippi
City: Diamondhead
County: Hancock
Phone: (228) 255-1900
Ownership: Privately Owned
Owner’s Name: Diamondhead Property Owner’s Association
Owner’s Address: 5300 Diamondhead Circle | Diamondhead, MS 39525
FAA Region: Southern
FAA Field Office: Jan

AIRPORT FACILITIES

Attendance Schedule: Monday-Friday: 0800-1700 | Saturday: 0730-1630
Lighting Schedule: RDO-CTL;ACTIVATE LIRL RWY 18/36 – CTAF.
Control Tower: No

Taxes and Fees

The current total local sales tax rate in Diamondhead, MS is 7.00%.

For more information about taxes in Hancock County, please visit the Hancock County Tax Assessor.

Business Resources

FEDERAL RESOURCES

  • Doing business with NASA” – The site for Stennis Space Center Procurement.
  • Federal Business Opportunities – Search more than 32,000 active federal opportunities.
  • SBIR/STTR Program Information – The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs provide an opportunity for small, high technology companies and research institutions (RI) to participate in government-sponsored research and development (R&D) efforts in key technology areas. If you are a small business with 500 or fewer employees, or a non-profit RI such as a university or a research laboratory with ties to an SBC, then NASA encourages you to learn more about these programs and significant sources of seed funding for the development of your innovations.
  • Space Alliance Technology Outreach Program (SATOP) – Strives to transfer the knowledge and technology of the space program to small businesses. Any type of small business is encouraged to submit a technical challenge to SATOP. If SATOP is able to assist, the small business is provided with up to 40 hours of FREE technical assistance from a scientist or engineer in the space program. Currently, they are only accepting requests for technical assistance from small businesses located in the state of Texas; however, according to their website, businesses nationwide are still encouraged to apply.
  • Acquisitions and Grant Division of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
  • Environmental Protection Agency– Business Opportunities
  • Small Business Administration – the main site offers an enormous variety of resources.
  • The Office of Women’s Business Ownership (OWBO) Assists women achieve their dreams and improve their communities by helping them start and run successful businesses, regardless of social or financial disadvantage, race, ethnicity or business background.

MISSISSIPPI RESOURCES

  • Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) – Oversees a wide array of programs to assist established businesses and encourage new ones.
  • Mississippi Procurement Technical Assistance Program (MPTAP) – Is an integral element of the Mississippi Development Authority. A private non-profit corporation, South Mississippi Contract Procurement Center, Inc., operates the center in Biloxi. The MPTAP provides its services only to Mississippi businesses. The services are provided at NO CHARGE. Their mission is to enhance national defense and economic development of the State of Mississippi by assisting Mississippi businesses in obtaining federal, state, local government and commercial contracts.
  • Mississippi Small Business Development Center – A partnership program with SBA, provides free help to Mississippi businesses.
  • Mississippi Enterprise for Technology (MSET) – MSET is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to creating high-skill, high-wage jobs in Mississippi. MSET taps the scientific and technical assets of the state to promote industrial growth, stimulate new business start-ups, and attract companies to Mississippi. MSET is a joint effort of the Mississippi Development Authority, NASA and Mississippi’s universities.
  • Southern Mississippi Planning and Development District – Has the mission of identifying and capitalizing on the development potentials of the 15 southern Mississippi counties. Their website contains extensive data and links to a wide scope of departments, including Workforce Development, Business Development, and Geographic and Mapping Information.
  • Hancock Chamber Business Resource Center – The Chamber’s Business Resource Center operates five days a week. Trained counselors offer resources for creating business plans, information on obtaining financing, and referrals for important information to help start up or grow local businesses. Call (228) 467-9048 to schedule an appointment for a free consultation.
  • Hancock County Port & Harbor Commission (HCPHC) – Hancock County, Mississippi is the home of Stennis Space Center. HCPHC functions as the county’s Economic Development Authority, Port Authority, and Airport Authority, as well as operates Port Bienville Industrial Park, Port Bienville Railroad and Stennis International Airport/Airpark. At this website you will find information including services, capabilities, and opportunities that they offer with Stennis International Airport, Port Bienville Railroad, Port Bienville Industrial Park and Stennis Space Center.
  • Harrison County Development Commission – This site contains a profile of Harrison County, up-to-date statistics and links to a variety of resources to assist with relocation, expansion, or launch of a new business.
  • Pearl River Planning and Development – This section of the Pearl River County website contains a number of planning and development documents for download.
  • The Mississippi Energy Institute would like for every available energy job in the state to be filled. To get there, the think tank has launched getonthegridms.com, a website designed to get those interested in technical and professional occupations in the energy sector connected to the places and people who can help.