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, May 16, 2024. 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.   Ordinances/Discussions                                                                                          a.   Resolution No. 2024-7 on surplus property                                          b.   Discussion and approval on TCRS rate for 2024-2025                        c.   First reading of Ordinance No. 298 to rezone property on northern portion of Main Street                                                                           d.  Audit contract FY 23-24                                                                                      e.  Discussion and approval on CDBG park rehab grant project contract                                                                                                                                   f.   Discussion and approval on Infrastructure planning grant contract

4.   Police Department Report                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     5.    Fire Department Report                                                                                      a.   water adjustment for account 06-002350-00                                                                                                                                                    6.   Gas Department Report                                                                                        

7.   Water, Wastewater, and Street Department Report                         a.   water adjustment for account 06-002350-00                                                                                                                                                                            8.   Financial Report                                                                                                       

9.    Approve Department Reports

10.  Adjourn meeting



Next Meeting

May 16th, 2024

City Charter

City Charerter


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 January 22, 2024 & April 22, 2024
  3.  OLD BUSINESS                                                                                                           A.   The Meadows 41-Lot S/D – Preliminary Plat ( Stone Creek Consulting, TA Surveys, & Tristar Engineering)                                            B.   Landscaping Ordinance Discussion – Review Draft                               C.   Planning Commission Zoning Changes Wishlist                               D.   Any Properly Presented Old Business
  4.  NEW BUSINESS                                                                                                        A.  Rezoning request by Land in Tennessee, LLC for 4 Parcels & a portion of a 5th on Main Street behind AutoZone currently Zoned C1 General Commercial & requesting R2 Medium Density Residential                                                                                                                                 a.   Tax Map 047A, Group D, Parcels 006.06, 006.07, 006.08 & half of Parcel 006.00                                                                                                              b.   All Located in Zone A Flood Zone Requiring Elevation of Structures 3′ above Grade                                                                                                 c.   Recently Approved Site Plan on these properties for RV/Boat Storage                                                                                                                                         d.   Proposed Use under R2 Zoning would be Townhomes/Duplexes                                                                                                                             B.  Any Properly Presented New Business
  6.  ADJOURNMENT                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Next Scheduled Meeting: June 24, 2024, @ 5:00 pm Central

Next meeting

May 9, 2024

Map of Area Businesses