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Application and Permit for a Parade
Any person who desires to conduct a parade (block party or other activity effecting traffic on any street) on the streets of this city shall make application to the city manager for a permit authorizing such activity and no such parade shall be conducted without first receiving such a permit.

Application shall be made at least one week prior to the contemplated parade date. Completed applications should be faxed to faxed to 615-849-2606, mailed, or delivered to:
Traffic Engineering Department
111 W. Vine St.
Murfreesboro, TN 37133
Application to Serve on a City Board or Commission
If you are interested in serving on a city board or commission, please download this form and submit it to the city.
Boards and Commissions
This is a list of citizens serving on the various boards and commissions of the City.
Questionnaire for Appointment to Board / Commission
A completed questionnaire is requested from any city of Murfreesboro resident who wishes to serve on a city board or commission. Fax the questionnaire to the Mayor's Office at 615-849-2679, or deliver to:
111 W. Vine St.
Murfreesboro, TN 37133

Civic Plaza
Form
Directions
Civic Plaza Use Fee Schedule
Review the fees associated with using the plaza. Submit to the Urban Environment Department.
Civic Plaza Use Guidelines and Regulations
Learn the rules and guidelines of using the Civic Plaza. Submit to the Urban Environment Department.
Civic Plaza Use Request Form
Request the use of the Civic Plaza. Submit to the Submit to the Urban Environment Department.

Hotel / Motel Tax
Form
Description
Hotel - Motel Tax Form
Hotels and motels should fill out and submit this form by the 20th of the current month to reflect occupancy during the month preceding.

Building & Codes
Form Description
Accessory Structure
Fence permit informational brochure.
Affidavit of Compliance - Residential
Compliance regulations for residential properties.
Affidavit of Exemption
Details about exemption.
Application for a Sign Variance
Apply for a sign variance.
Building Permit Application
Addition and Remodel, Form 2011.
Building Permit Application
Commercial fences, tents, and construction trailers application.
Building Permit Application
Residential accessory structure application.
Building Permit Request
Residential Building Permit request.
Electrical Permit
All other than one to two or multi-family electrical permit.
Electrical Permit
One and two or multi-family construction electrical permit.
Final Inspection Deposit Agreement
Agreement for final inspections.
Flag Pole Permit
Get a permit for a flag pole.
Gas Permit Request
Get a gas permit.
Gateway Design Review Committee Application
Application process for the Gateway Design Review Committee.
Home Building Manual
Manual for home building.
Home Owner Agreement
Certify that you are the home owner.
Inspection Request
Request an inspection of your property.
Land Disturbance Permit Application
Apply for a Land Disturbance Permit.
Local Code Adoption Ordinances
Learn the different ordinances to ensure you stay on code.
Mechanical Permit Request
Get a mechanical permit.
Onsite Interstate Signs
Plan requirements and application for plan review.
Onsite Permanent Ground Sign
Plan requirements and application for plan review.
Onsite Permanent Sign
Plan requirements and application for plan review.
Onsite Permanent Sign (Avenue) Plan requirements and application for plan review specific to the Avenue.
Onsite Permanent Sign (MTMC)
Plan requirements and application for plan review specific to Middle Tennessee Medical Center.
Onsite Permanent Sign (Stones River) Plan requirements and application for plan review specific to Stones River Mall.
Plans Review Checklist and Application
Requirements and application for plan review.
Sign Ordinance
The city's sign ordinance regulates the location, size, placement, and features of signs.

Communications
Form
Description
Cable TV Complaint Form
If you are a city resident and have contacted Comcast cable about a problem or question but have been unsuccessful in resolving your issue, feel free to complete the online Cable TV Complaint Form for resolution.
CityTV Programming Schedule
CityTV Programming schedule lists when city council meetings and other government meetings and programs will be broadcast.
Programming Policy and Procedures for CityTV
CityTV programming policy and procedures govern the program sources, priorities and scheduling for the city's government access channel.

Community Development
Form
Description
Affordable Housing Assistance Brochure
Get information about getting assistance on affordable housing.
Fair Housing Brochure
Information regarding fair housing in the city.
Housing Rehab Family Survey
Survey for a family housing rehab.
Housing Rehab Owner's Manual
Owner's manual for housing rehab facility.
Housing Rehab Policies and Procedures Manual
All important information about housing rehab.

Planning & Engineering
Form
Description
Board of Zoning Appeals Overview
The BZA Overview is a summary of the Murfreesboro Board of Zoning Appeals and the requirements for granting variances and special use permits. Its next agenda is available by clicking on BZA Agenda. For the current year's meeting dates and deadlines, click BZA Calendar.

To bring a matter to the BZA, fill out this application and submit it to Murfreesboro's Planning and Engineering Department at:
111 W. Vine St.
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Murfreesboro's Historic Zoning Commission meets at 3:30 p.m. every third Tuesday to review, among other things, applications for building or demolition permits within Murfreesboro historic district overlay.

See more information on the origin of the commission and its various duties by visiting their section on the website.
FAQ (Growth Policy) Public Chapter 1101 The Tennessee General Assembly enacted Public Chapter 1101 in 1998 and this pamphlet explains how this new law affects countywide growth policy, municipal boundary changes through annexation, and the incorporation of new municipalities.
Land Disturbance Permit Application
Apply for a Land Disturbance Permit.
Street Design Specifications
The purpose of these design specifications is to provide adequate standards for the construction of public street and drainage infrastructure that is in the best interest of the health, safety, welfare, aesthetics, convenience, and prosperity of the community.
Subdivision Regulations
These subdivision regulations are designed to encourage the development of sound, healthful, and economically stable residential, commercial, industrial, and public areas.
Zoning Map
For the latest department projects and the current year's Planning Commission meeting dates and deadlines, visit the Planning Commission section.
Zoning Ordinance
The Zoning Ordinance establishes classifications, regulations and restrictions for the location of residential, commercial, industrial and institutional uses.

This download includes procedures, definitions, illustrations and other requirements for zoning, variances, special use permits, annexation, and development in the city.

Police Department
Form
Description
Alarm Permit Get information regarding the different alarm permits.

Senior Center
Form
Description
Senior Center Newsletter
This calendar lists the classes, trips and other events for the current month at the St. Clair Senior Center.

Solid Waste
Form
Description
Garbage and Yard Waste Ordinance This document provides rules for garbage refuse, yard waste, bulk items, bagging, etc.

Transportation
Form
Description
Sidewalk Cafe Application and License
Information regarding applications and licenses dealing with sidewalk cafe's.
Transportation Improvements Projects
The city's transportation director maintains a list of over 30 street projects, their status, funding, and construction schedule. This download should answer your questions about when a project will be completed. A schedule of projects soon to be let for bids is available online.

Urban Environmental
Form
Description
Agreement To Landscape In City Easement
Stay up to standards of city code.
Civic Plaza Use Fee Schedule
Review the fees associated with using the plaza. Submit to the Urban Environment Department.
Civic Plaza Use Guidelines and Regulations
Learn the rules and guidelines of using the Civic Plaza. Submit to the Urban Environment Department.
Civic Plaza Use Request Form
Request the use of the Civic Plaza. Submit to the Submit to the Urban Environment Department.
Crape Myrtles
Get information on Crape Myrtles.
DRC - Notice of Completion
Find out what to do when you are complete with changes.
Landscaping Certificate of Compliance
Learn about the Landscaping Certificate of Compliance.
Landscaping Ordinance
Review the landscape ordinance of the city.
Letter of Credit
View the letter of credit.
Performance Bond
Learn about the Performance Bond.
Site Plan Review Checklist
Be prepared for any site plan review.
Tree Management Ordinance
Read the ordinance about tree management.
Tree Work Permit
Get a permit for tree work.
Undesirable Plant List
List of plants that are undesirable and should be avoided.

Water and Sewer
Form
Description
Cross Connection Department  
Certified Plumbers List A list of certified plumbers for cross connection devices.
Control Statement If an irrigation system is supplied by a well or river the Water and Sewer Department requires you to fill out this form.
Program Procedures Manual All cross-connection control requirements includes approved devices and installation criteria.
Customer Service Department  
Agreement for Service Terms and Conditions Agreement for service terms and conditions
Bank Draft Form Pay your monthly water and sewer bill by automatic debit of your bank account.
Bank Draft Termination or Change To terminate or change the automatic debit of your bank account for your monthly water and sewer bill.
Leak Adjustment Form If you experience a leak that causes your bill to be higher than normal, contact customer service for an adjustment.
Leak Adjustment Policy Policy for leak adjustments.
Pool Adjustment
You may be eligible for an adjustment when filling your swimming pool
Request for New Service (Business)
Business or corporate request for new service
Request for New Service (Residential) Residential request for new service
Sample Bill An example of how to read your water and sewer bill.
Engineering  
Bond for Performance Surety bond for water and sewer line construction
Contract Development contract for water and sewer projects
Fence agreement in an easement Agreement for fencing in a water or sewer easement
Landscape agreement in an easement Agreement for landscaping in a water or sewer easement
Sign agreement in an easement Agreement for signs in a water or sewer easement
Letter of Credit Surety for water and sewer line construction
Procedural Guidelines Ver 4.0  The purpose of this Policies, Procedures and General Design Requirements guidelines manual (“Guidelines”) is to provide a guide to the Murfreesboro Water & Sewer Department (“MWSD”) procedures for handling the multitude of service requests
received. This Manual will also provide a listing of the general design criteria for each of the three types of systems the Department operates and maintains; domestic water,
sanitary sewer, and repurified water. Additionally, MWSD administers the City’s stormwater utility and inspects construction sites and privately operated and maintained
stormwater quality BMP’s.
Sewer Charge Reduction Application for sewer charge reduction, metered water not discharged to sewer
FOG (Fats, Oils and Grease) Department  
FOG Management Policy Management policy for Fats Oils and Grease (FOG) Program
Grease Interceptor Information Information on grease interceptors
Wastewater Grease Interceptor Trap Application Application for grease interceptors
Grease Control Equipment Sizing Worksheet A worksheet for sizing grease control equipment
Industrial Customers Department  
Application for Industrial Discharge Permit Application for industrial discharge permit
Enforcement Response Plan Enforcement Response Plan for Industrial Customers
Fiberglass Monitoring Manhole Specifications Specifications for Fiberglass Monitoring Manholes
Hauled Septage Discharge Permit Application Hauled Septage Discharge Permit Application
Hauled Septage Discharge Permit Special Permit Conditions Hauled Septage Discharge Permit Special Permit Conditions
Sewer Usage and Specifications Ordinance Sewer Usage and Specifications Ordinance
Surcharges for Excessive and High Strength Discharges Surcharges for Excessive and High Strength Discharges

Surveillance Fees Surveillance Fees
Stormwater Department  
Application for Credit The purpose of this form is for one to apply to the City of Murfreesboro for a reduction in the storm water user fee that has been applied to your property.
Credit Appeals Stormwater User Fee The city of Murfreesboro (City) stormwater user fee is a mechanism for recovering the costs of operating and maintaining the City’s stormwater management system.
Stormwater User Fee Ordinance Ordinance for Stormwater User Fees
Stormwater User Fee Resolution Resolution for Stormwater User Fees
Engineering Construction and Maintenance
 
Post Construction Standards and Forms Stomwater Quality Requirements
Post Construction Stormwater Forms Maintenance Plans, agreements and recordkeeping for stormwater quality management controls.
Land Disturbance Permitting  
Application for Land Disturbance Permit Application for Land Disturbance Permit
Construction Activity Inspection Construction Activity Inspection Form
Contact Information to Post On-Site Contact information to post on-site
Documents to Post On-Site Documents to post near construction entrance
EPSC Plan Checklist Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control Plan Checklist
Notice of Intent Notice of Intent (NOI) for General NPDES Permit for Stormwater Discharges from Construction Activities
Notice of Termination This form is required to be submitted when requesting termination of coverage from the CGP.
Pre-Construction EPSC checklist Pre-Construction Activity Inspection Checklist
Project Information to Post On-Site Project Informaton to post on-site
Residential Lot Level EPSC Diagrams One and Two Family Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control Plan
Residential Lot Level EPSC Guide One- and Two-Family Residential Construction Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control Best Management Practices Manual
TDECC SWPP Checklist
TDECC SWPP Checklist
Twice Weekly Inspection Forms Construction Stormwater Inspection Certification (Twice-Weekly Inspections)
Maintenance Plans and Agreements  
Legal Description Example Legal Description to be attached to stormwater operation and maintenance agreement
Maintenance Checklist Filtration Operations and Maintenance Inpsection Report for Filtration Activity
Maintenance Checklist Infiltration Trench Operation and Maintenance Inspection Report for Infiltration Trenches
Maintenance Checklist Ponds Operation and Maintenance Inspection Report for Stormwater Management Ponds
Maintenance Checklist Swales Channels Filters Strips Operation and Maintenance Inspection Report for Enhanced Swales / Grass Channels / Filter Strips
Stormwater Maintenance Corp LLC Inspection and Maintenance Agreement for private stormwater management facilities - Corporate and LLC
Stormwater Maintenance Individual Inspection and Maintenance Agreement for Private Stormwater Management Facilities - Individual Owner
Stormwater Maintenance Partner Inspection and Maintenance Agreement for Private Stormwater Management Facilities - Partnership
Monitoring and Assessments  
2010 Town Creek Watershed IDDE Illicit Discharge Detection Elimination 2010 Town Creek Watershed Conducted by Murfreesboro Water and Sewer Department June 2010
2011 Dry Weather Screening and Illicit Discharge Detection Elimination 2011 Dry Weather Screening and Illicit Discharge Detection Elimination (West Fork Stones River Watershed)
2012 Lytle Creek Watershed Illicit Discharge Detection Elimination 2012 Lytle Creek Watershed Illicit Discharge Detection Elimination October 22-24, 2012 Including Town Creek, and Spring Branch
EFSR 2011 VSA Watershed Characterization  
Quality Design Manuals  
Appendix D Stormwater Control Design Examples Stormwater Control Design Examples
Certification of Stormwater Quality Controls The purpose of this form is for the engineer to certify that stormwater runoff quality controls have been installed for post-construction/permanent treatment of the runoff from a new or redevelopment project.
LID Option Determine the criteria associated with small sites employing low impact development (LID) techniques in lieu of requiring extended detention of the streambank protection volume.
Manufactured Treatment Devices The purpose of this memorandum is to describe the method by which the City will evaluate the effectiveness of manufactured treatment devices (“vaults”), especially those available from commercial vendors.
PCR Stormwater Requirements New development and redevelopment involving increase of 10,000 square feet of impervious area, on a lot or within a common plan of development of at least one acre
Record of Revisions Record of Revisions to the Murfreesboro Stormwater Planning and Low Impact Design Guide
Stormwater Controls Manual  
Stormwater Management Record Sheet  
Stormwater Planning Low Impact Design Guide  
Water Quality Design Stormwater Water Quality Design for Stormwater
Wetlands and Water Quality Treatment Use of wetlands to meet stormwater quality and quantity management requirements
Regulations and Forms  
Stormwater Management Code Sets general policy and stormwater management program direction and is supported and enforced through other more detailed regulations.
Runoff Reduction and Green Infrastructure  
Growth and Water Resources EPA Brochure showing the Link Between Land Use and Water Resources 
Streamside Buffers  
Creating a Streamside Buffer Creating a Streamside Buffer
Stormwater Management Plan Documents  
Table of Stormwater Management Plan Documents Table of Primary Storm Water Management Plan Documents
What You Can Do  
A Guide for Operators of Automotive Businesses and Parking Lots A guide for operators of automotive businesses and parking lots
Automotive Maintenance This pamphlet tells you how to prevent pollution from entering
our streams and rivers from polluted storm water.
Pollution from Surface Cleaning Information on pollution from surface cleaning
Restaurant and Food Industry Restaurants and food establishments may not be aware of activities that could negatively impact our local streams and rivers. The by-products of food-related businesses can harm water quality and stream life if they enter the storm drain system.
Car Wash Fundraisers  
Car Wash Brochure Whether you are washing a personal car in your driveway or participating in a local fundraiser, if not done in an appropriate manner, car washing can pollute local waterways.
Car Wash Kit - Liability Release Waivers Car Wash Kit Rental Liability Waiver Form
Notice of Fundraiser Car Wash This form is intended for any Fundraiser Carwash for record purposes only.
Professional Car Wash Coupon Notice Professional Car Wash Coupon Notice
Professional Car Wash Program The Water and Sewer Department would like to encourage professional car wash businesses to participate in a program that will help insure good water quality of local streams.
Residential  
25 Ways to Prevent Water Waste 25 Ways to prevent water waste
Homeowners Guide to Cleaner Water How you can protect cleaner water
Rain Barrels Benefits of using a rain barrel
Rain Garden Basics Presentation on rain garden basics
Recycling Used Oil How to recycle or dispose of used oil
Storm Drain Labeling Request Form The purpose of this form is for an organization or team of volunteers to request materials and permission from the City of Murfreesboro to do a storm drain labeling project.
Storm Drain Labeling Fact Sheet How to label storm drains
Summertime Tips for Ensuring Water Quality Summertime tips for ensuring water quality
Used Oil Recycling Used Oil Collection Sites



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