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Tim Jackson at the City of Murfreesboro Engineering Department can be contacted at 615-893-6441 with the address of the property and a description of the concern. The Engineering Department will evaluate the system for proper function and need for correction.
The Murfreesboro City Code requires any plan to modify a public drainage easement be approved by the city engineer. Contact the department at 615-893-6441 to make a request.
Sheds, swimming pools, detached garages, and other similar construction are not permitted to encroach in a public drainage easement. Some requests will also require a permit from the Building and Codes Department.
First, you can contact the Building and Codes Department at 615-893-6441 to see if they have one on file. They If they do not, you will have to hire a land surveyor to prepare an Elevation Certificate for your property.
Permit applications are available from the Murfreesboro Planning Department:
City Hall, 2nd Floor111 W. Vine StreetMurfreesboro, TN
The Murfreesboro Fire Marshal's Office visually inspects each new food truck permit applicant. Mobile Food Service Vehicle (MFSV) Fire Safety Inspections are conducted by appointment only. To schedule an appointment please contact the Fire Marshal's Office at (615) 849-2605 during regular business hours, Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Below is a copy, for information purposes only, of the inspection form that the Fire Marshal's Office will use. You do not need to print out this form. You will receive a carbon copy of your inspection report from the Fire Marshal's Office at the time of your inspection.
MFSV Fire Safety Inspection Form
It could take up to two pay periods for the direct deposit to go into effect.
The Legal Department does not and cannot give legal advice to individual citizens and businesses. The Legal Department only provides legal assistance to the city.
A list of Free Legal Help Clinics may be found here:
Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services has both phone and online resources:
If you have a personal legal problem and have a low income, you may be able to get legal help from:
Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands
526 N. Walnut St.
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
The Rutherford/Cannon County Bar Association sponsors a Free Legal Clinic:
The Nashville Bar Association sponsors Dial-A-Lawyer on the first Tuesday of the month from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Call 615-242-9272 and you will be placed in the queue; wait time and availability will vary depending on available attorneys and number of calls.
Legal Aid and Pro Bono of Nashville can be reached at 615-244-6610.
In January 2017, the City of Murfreesboro published its Code of Ordinances online. They are now fully searchable. Below are links.
Murfreesboro City Code
Appendix A, Zoning
Appendix C, Pension Plan
Please review Murfreesboro City Code, Section 21-5.3 Unlawful Solicitations. Depending on your particular situation and questions, we would suggest you search and review the City Code as well.
The Community Development department maintains information regarding homeless resources.
The police department enforces most laws in the City Code at their discretion. The non-emergency dispatch number is 615-893-1311.
Please review Murfreesboro City Code, Chapter 12, Article II. Pyrotechnics.
Additional questions should be directed to the fire department at 615-893-1422.
Please review Murfreesboro City Code, Chapter 21, Article IV. Noise Control.
Violations may be reported to police non-emergency dispatch at 615-893-1311.
More information on Noise Control may also be found here.
Please review the following Murfreesboro City Code provisions:
Chapter 5, Animals and Fowl.
Section 14-120, Refuse from dogs, cats and domestic fowl (also includes number of allowed animals on a lot of record)
Section 28-22, Feeding animals on streets
Section 28-23, Animals or substances which are nuisances or may imperil life, health or safety
Other City Code provisions may apply to your question. The City Code and Appendix A, Zoning Ordinance are available and searchable online.
Rutherford County PAWS enforces, regulates and maintains animal control within the City of Murfreesboro.
Please review Murfreesboro City Code, Chapter 25.2, Signs
Additional questions, should be directed to the Sign Administrator at 615-893-3750.
Sports*Com2310 Memorial BlvdMurfreesboro, TN 37133Ph: 615-895-5040
Patterson Community Center521 Mercury BlvdMurfreesboro, TN 37133Ph: 615-893-7439
McFadden Community Center211 Bridge AvenueMurfreesboro, TN 37133Ph: 615-893-1802Athletics Office: 615-907-2251
Cannonsburgh Village321 South Front St.Murfreesboro, TN 37133Ph: 615-890-0355
Wilderness Station697 Veterans ParkwayMurfreesboro, TN 37133Ph: 615-217-3017
To find out how your property is zoned, find your property on the GIS Map (search the address in the top left hand corner in the search box) and check the Zoning box under the layer list on the right-hand side. When you zoom into your property you will see a zoning district. You can see what you can put in that zone by visiting our Land Use Chart.
If you still have questions about what zone you are in, you can contact the Planning Department at 615-893-6441.
Possibly. Please call 615-893-6441 and provide a street address and the staff will find your property on the GIS Map and give you a very definite answer. You may also find an answer to this question by accessing the city’s web site and finding your property on the GIS Map, searching your for your address in the top left-hand corner and checking the "National Flood Hazard Layer" box under the Layer List on the right-hand side.
Send all bills to OccuSure at P.O. Box 682829; Franklin, TN 37068. Their fax number is (615) 377.4735 or (877) 622.7871.
Murfreesboro City Hall
First Floor - Tax Department
111 West Vine Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Linebaugh Public Library
First Floor - Service Desk
105 West Vine Street
Monday - Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday - Saturday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Murfreesboro Housing Authority
415 N. Maple Street
Monday-Friday - 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
SUMMER HOURS (Memorial Day through Labor Day):
Monday-Thursday - 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday - 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Automatic Grease Recovery Units (AGRU’s), on the other hand, are small by comparison and are easily maintained on a daily basis by Food Service Establishment personnel. Small volumes of recovered FOG can be recycled or disposed of with solid waste after mixing with an oil absorbent material such as cat litter.
Be advised that Grease Interceptor (GI) installations must not be backfilled prior to inspection; and Automatic Grease Recovery Units must be equipped with the manufacturer’s flow control device installed and vented on the inlet side of the unit. Please contact the FOG Program Coordinator to schedule inspections.