Development Services

Responsibilities within the area of development services are:

  • Public infrastructure needs assessment
  • Plans review
  • Plans approval
  • Permit issuance
  • Inspections
  • Mapping

Permits issued within the Public Services Department include:

The Public Services Department oversees new commercial and residential development construction as well as in-house inspection efforts in order to remain in compliance with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC).


To collect information regarding water quality concerns, the stormwater hotline number is (615) 859-2740.

In addition to calling the hotline number to report a violation, you may also complete the Stormwater Violation Reporting Form.