The Sequatchie County Government is comprised of a County Executive and Board of Commissioners. County Administrators include Property Assessor, County Clerk, County Trustee, and Register of Deeds. The County Executive can be reached by calling 423-949-3479. The City Government of Dunlap is made up of a Mayor, Vice Mayor and three additional commissioners. They meet on the third Thursday of the month and can be reached by calling Dunlap City Hall at 423.949.2115.

Business License

Phone: (423) 949.2115
Fax: (423) 949.3359
Office Hours: Monday – Friday | 7:00am – 4:00pm

The Business Tax Clerk primarily processes and issues a business license. The CLerk also issues beer permits, transient and vendor permits.

Business License, Permits, Etc.
To apply for a business license or a permit, please drop by our office located at the Municipal Building at 15595 Rankin Avenue.

Please click on the link below to access the Business License Form. Print form and complete application and bring it by the office at 15595 Rankin Avenue. This process will save you time.

Business License Application
Business License Compliance
Business License change form
Business License Owner Structure

Should you need assistance, please contact the Taxpayers and Vehicle Services Division by calling our statewide numbers: 1-800-342-1003 or (615) 253-0600
Tennessee Department of Revenue, Andrew Jackson State Office Building, 500 Deadrick Street, Nashville, Tennessee 37242

Permits & Applications

Ordinances & Regulations


The Board of Mayor and City Commissioners will meet in regular session on Thursday, September 21, 2023. The meeting will begin 6:00 PM (CST) in the Commission Room of the George L. Wagner Municipal Building located at 15595 Rankin Avenue, Dunlap, Tennessee

Prayer and Pledge of Allegiance                                                                         

1.   Meeting Called to Order by Mayor Huth

2.   Approve agenda                                                                                                        a.   Public comment on approved agenda                                                          b.   Approval of minutes from previous meetings

3.   Resolutions/Discussions                                                                                   a.   Resolution # 2023-14 Sequatchie Co. Heritage farm

4.   Police Department Report                                                                                 a.   THSO grant discussion/approval                                                                    b.   CJIS grant discussion/approval                                                                                                                                                       5.    Fire Department Report                                                                                    

6.   Gas Department Report                                                                                        

7.   Water, Wastewater, and Street Department Report                          a.   Approval on tractor state bid                                                                                                                                                    8.   Financial Report                                                                                                        a.   Audit report

9.    Approve Department Reports

10.  Adjourn meeting



Next Meeting

september 21st, 2023

City Charter

Other Government Links

Industrial Development Board

Sequatchie County/Dunlap Chamber of Commerce Building
15463 Rankin Avenue., Dunlap, TN

Municipal Planning Commission


  2. READING AND APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MINUTES      Minutes from the Regularly Called Meeting on August 28, 2023
  3.  OLD BUSINESS                                                                                                           A.   Shannon Bach / Foster Johnson 3-Lot S/D – Final Plat (TRK Surveying)                                                                                                                          B.   Sharon Johnson 3-Lot S/D – Final Plat (Farris Surveying)                   C.   Prioritization of Planning Commission Zoning Changes Wishlist                                                                                                                              D.   Any Properly Presented Old Business
  4.  NEW BUSINESS                                                                                                        A.  The Meadow 9-Lot Subdivision on Elm Street – Preliminary Plat (TA Surveys)                                                                                                                      B.  Rezoning Request: I-1 Light Industrial & C-1 General Business to R-3 High Density Residential for 2 Parcels on Main Street at Lincoln Lane (Surrounded by C-1 General Business District)                      a.   Owner: Brian Moody                                                                                                b.   Applicant: Jared Marrow                                                                                        c.   Tax Map: 048L, Group C, Parcels 007.00 & 008.00                            C.   Any Properly Presented New Business
  6.  ADJOURNMENT                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Next Scheduled Meeting: October 23, 2023, @ 5:00 pm Central

Next meeting

September 25, 2023

Map of Area Businesses