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, November 16, 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.   Discussions                                                                                                                 a.   Robert Pugliese to address the commission                                            b.   Chuck Riforgiate to address the commission                                          c.   Approval on purchase agreement on copy machines

4.   Police Department Report                                                                                                                                                                5.    Fire Department Report                                                                                     a.   Approval on a single source repair purchase to a fire truck                                                                                                                                                    6.   Gas Department Report                                                                                        

7.   Water, Wastewater, and Street Department Report                          a.   Approval on a change order for EDA waste water project               b.   Approval on TDEC water loss agreement                                                                                                                                                    8.   Financial Report                                                                                                       

9.    Approve Department Reports

10.  Adjourn meeting



Next Meeting

November 16th, 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 Special Called Meeting on October 30, 2023
  3.  OLD BUSINESS                                                                                                           A.   Consideration of Rezoning of Main Street Properties to from C-1 General Business to Residential                                                                        a.   Based on Original Request of Brian Moody & Jared Marrow for Tax Map 048L, Group C, Parcels 007.00 & 008.00 to be rezoned from I-1 Light Industrial & C-1 General Business to R-3 High Density Residential                                                                                                            B.   Planning Commission Zoning Changes Wishlist                                C.   Any Properly Presented Old Business
  4.  NEW BUSINESS                                                                                                        A.  Axmacher / Seals S/D on Old State Hwy 8 – Final Plat (TRK Land Surveying)                                                                                                                          B.  Slope S/D – Preliminary Plat (Farris Surveying)                                    C.   Any Properly Presented New Business
  6.  ADJOURNMENT                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Next Scheduled Meeting: December 25, 2023, @ 5:00 pm Central

Next meeting

NOVEMBER 27, 2023

Map of Area Businesses