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 Licence 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, May 18, 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 Vice Mayor Layne

2.   Approve agenda

3.   Resolutions/discussions                                                                                     a.   Anna Faye Heard & Jena LaFevers to address the commission     b.   Blyth & Keith Dishman to address the commission                                c.   Robert Pugliese to address the commission                                            d.   Resolution # 2023-6 on multimodal project easement                     e.   Resolution # 2023-7 on local sales option agreement                        f.   Appointment of Recorder/Treasurer

4.   Police Department Report                                                                                                                                                         5.    Fire Department Report                                                                                    

6.   Gas Department Report                                                                                     

7.   Water, Wastewater, and Street Department Report                         a.   Discussion on TDEC ARP grant project              

8.   Financial Report

9.    Approve Department Reports

10.  Adjourn meeting



Next Meeting

May 18th, 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 May 15, 2023
  3.  OLD BUSINESS                                                                                                           A.   SETHRA Subdivision on Savage Road – Final Plat (TA Surveys)      B.   West Valley Townhome 185-Lot Subdivision – Preliminary Plat (Darrell Jones)                                                                                                                     a.   Tabled 3/27/2023 for additional info needed on sewer capacity in main line on West Valley Rd and determiniation on GPM and PSI for fire hydrants                                                                                                               b.   Failed to gain approval with vote of 2-3 on 4/24/2023                     c.   Failed to gain approval with vote of 3-4 on 5/15/2023                      C.  Consideration of Allowing RVs on Residential Properties while homes are under construction – SETD Requests Tabling until regulations cand be drafted                                                                                   D.   Any Properly Presented Old Business
  4.  NEW BUSINESS                                                                                                        A.  Ponderosa 1-Lot S/D on Greer Drive – Final Plat (TA Surveys)         B.  Glenn Mooneyham 4-Lot S/D on Hook Street – Final Plat (Reid Surveying)                                                                                                                          C.  Setting Minimum Home sizes in each Residential Zone – Tiny Homes                                                                                                                                    a.   Discussion by Bill Dennis                                                                                   D.  Any Properly Presented New Business
  6.  ADJOURNMENT                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Next Scheduled Meeting: June 26, 2023, @ 5:00 pm Central

Next meeting

May 22, 2023

Map of Area Businesses