The Building Official is responsible for ensuring that building and building improvements in the town meet or exceed the standards set forth in the application code.
Fill out the Building Permit Package for all Applications.
The Recorder is responsible for keeping and maintaining the minutes of public meetings and for safekeeping other important documentation such as contracts, invoices, and general correspondence.
He works closely with staff to improve efficiency, cost effectiveness, and to ensure that the business and services of the Town operate smoothly to the benefit of its citizens.
In addition, he represents the Town on the Board of the Hamilton County 911 Emergency Communication District and is the staff representative for the Tennessee Regional Transportation Planning Organization. Veal is the primary liaison between the Town and its citizens, and he encourages them to contact him to answer their questions and to hear their suggestions or ideas for improvements in the Town.
There are 20 full-time personnel in the Fire Department including the Fire Chief, the Captain/Training Officer, 3 Lieutenants, 6 Engineers, 9 Firefighters.
The Fire Department has achieved a Class “3” ISO rating.
The Fire Department has personnel that are trained in emergency medical procedures.
Their licensures include First Responders, Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT’s), Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT's) and Paramedics.To receive an application for a burn permit, please contact the Air Pollution Control Bureau at 423-643-5970.From May 1st through September 30th, NO BURNING is allowed in Hamilton County.The Department responds to medical emergencies as a first responder agency.Medical personnel treat and stabilize patients prior to the arrival of the ambulance and assist the crew as necessary.He is also responsible for approving generators, fences, etc.