2019 // Government Services

How Chattanooga, Hamilton County, And Local Governments Serve You

Government services in the Chattanooga area are provided by the City of Chattanooga, Hamilton County, and local township governments.

Recycling bins cardboard Chattanooga


 


Hamilton County includes the 10 municipalities of Chattanooga, Collegedale, East Ridge, Lakesite, Lookout Mountain, Red Bank, Ridgeside, Signal Mountain, Soddy-Daisy, and Walden. Along with the mayor of Hamilton County, nine elected county commissioners oversee legislation and policy for the county. Meanwhile, the Chattanooga mayor and nine elected city council members administrate all city government programs and services.

Among the many public amenities available to citizens is the Chattanooga Public Library. With four locations, the library is often recognized for its quality programs and cutting-edge technology. Its collection includes everything from popular fiction and leading reference sources to eBooks, DVDs, sewing machines, and more. At the downtown location, the 12,000-square-foot fourth floor features a photography studio, co-working spaces, and technology such as 3D printers, a laser cutter, and virtual reality equipment.

The Chattanooga Department of Public Works oversees the design, construction, and maintenance of the city’s infrastructure, including sewer and storm water systems, waste management, and public spaces. Their waste and recycling systems make greener and more convenient disposal options possible – from brush pickup on demand and household hazardous waste disposal to curbside pickup and recycling. Township governments provide services to their residents in place of or in addition to that offered by the city or county.

Often collaborating with the Public Works department, the Chattanooga Department of Transportation aims to provide efficient transportation through proper planning and design as well as the implementation of repair and improvement projects. The department also works closely with CARTA, the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport, and the Transportation Planning Organization to provide the best comprehensive transportation system.

The Chattanooga Fire Department, the Chattanooga and Hamilton County police departments, and local townships’ fire and police organizations work together to keep area citizens safe and secure. The Chattanooga Fire Department responds to more than 19,000 emergencies annually while protecting a growing 144 square miles in Hamilton County. The Chattanooga Police Department is responsible for neighborhood policing, investigations, special operations, and more; many of its officers have advanced degrees, certifications, military experience, or other forms of specialized training.

The City of Chattanooga also promotes outdoor recreation and public art through various programs. The city currently maintains 35 miles of greenways and trails, 53 tennis courts, 41 playgrounds, six youth athletic association facilities, three off-leash dog parks, and two golf courses.

Neighboring Bradley County includes the cities of Cleveland and Charleston. Cleveland is governed by a mayor, city council, and city manager, while Charleston operates under a commission form of government with a mayor and two commissioners.

Little boy reading at public library on a stack of books Chattanooga


 


HAMILTON COUNTY – CITY LISTINGS



CHATTANOOGA

Garbage

Citywide Services Division
Weekly Curbside Pick Up
Call 311 or (423) 643-6311

Library

Chattanooga Public Library
1001 Broad St.
Chattanooga, TN 37402
(423) 643-7700
chattlibrary.org

Eastgate Branch
5705 Marlin Rd.
Chattanooga, TN 37411
(423) 643-7770

Northgate Branch
278 Northgate Mall Dr.
Chattanooga, TN 37415
(423) 643-7785

South Chattanooga Branch
925 W. 39th St.
Chattanooga, TN 37410
(423) 643-7780

Post Office

Chattanooga Main Office
6050 Shallowford Rd.
Chattanooga, TN 37421
(423) 499-8294

Chickamauga Station
7610 E. Brainerd Rd.
Chattanooga, TN 37421
(423) 510-9377

Downtown Station
Federal Building
910 Georgia Ave.
Chattanooga, TN 37402
(423) 267-1609

East Chattanooga Station
2200 Amnicola Hwy.
Chattanooga, TN 37406
(423) 629-6652

Eastgate Station
711 Eastgate Loop
Chattanooga, TN 37411
(423) 296-6912

Highland Park Station
511 S. Hawthorne St.
Chattanooga, TN 37404
(423) 622-9365

Hixson Station
302 Northgate Mall Dr.
Hixson, TN 37343
(423) 875-5589

Murray-Lake Hills Station
4420 Oakwood Dr.
Chattanooga, TN 37416
(423) 499-9662

North Chattanooga Station
134 N. Market St.
Chattanooga, TN 37405
(423) 265-4302

South Station
1101 W. 40th St.
Chattanooga, TN 37409
(423) 821-1194

Recreation Centers

Department of Youth & Family Development
501 W. 12th St.
Chattanooga, TN 37402
(423) 643-6400

Hamilton County Parks and Recreation Department
2277 N. Gold Point Cir.
Hixson, TN 37343
(423) 209-6899

Recycling

City of Chattanooga Bi-Weekly Curbside Recycling
Call 311 or (423) 643-6311

Hamilton County Recycling Dept. Office
(423) 209-6480

Access Road at DuPont Parkway
4504 N. Access Rd.
Chattanooga, TN 37415
Call 311 or (423) 643-6311

Brainerd Recycling Center
5955 Brainerd Rd.
Chattanooga, TN 37421
Call 311 or (423) 643-6311

City of Chattanooga Recycle Center
3189 Cummings Hwy.
Chattanooga, TN 37419
Call 311 or (423) 643-6311

East Brainerd Baseball Complex
8004 Batters Place Rd.
Chattanooga, TN 37421
Call 311 or (423) 643-6311

Hwy. 58 Recycling Center
5414 Hwy. 58
Chattanooga, TN 37416
(423) 326-0992

Middle Valley Recycling Center
1868 Crabtree Rd.
Hixson, TN 37343
(423) 843-9317

Standifer Gap Recycling Center
7625 Standifer Gap Rd.
Chattanooga, TN 37421
(423) 855-6125

Warner Park Recycle Center
1250 E. 3rd St.
Chattanooga, TN 37404
Call 311 or (423) 643-6311



COLLEGEDALE, OOLTEWAH, AND APISON

Garbage

Collegedale Public Works Department
9751 Sanborn Dr.
Collegedale, TN 37315
(423) 468-1935

Library

Collegedale Public Library
9318 Apison Pk.
Collegedale, TN 37363
(423) 396-9300

Post Office

Apison Post Office
4498 Bill Jones Rd.
Apison, TN 37302
(423) 236-4717

Collegedale Post Office
5006 University Dr. W
Collegedale, TN 37315
(423) 396-9498

Ooltewah Post Office
9301 Ocoee St.
Ooltewah, TN 37363
(423) 238-7776

Recreation Centers

City of Collegedale Parks and Recreation
4910 Swinyar Dr.
Collegedale, TN 37315
(423) 468-1971

Imagination Station
4910 Swinyar Dr.
Collegedale, TN 37315
(423) 396-3135

Recycling

Collegedale Public Works Department
9751 Sanborn Dr.
Collegedale, TN 37315
(423) 468-1935



EAST RIDGE

Garbage

East Ridge Sanitation Department
1015 Yale St.
East Ridge, TN 37412
(423) 892-8666

Library

East Ridge City Library
1517 Tombras Ave.
East Ridge, TN 37412
(423) 867-7323

Post Office
1510 Maxwell Rd.
East Ridge, TN 37412
(423) 296-1476

Recreation Centers

Camp Jordan Park and City of East Ridge Parks and Recreation
323 Camp Jordan Pkwy.
East Ridge, TN 37412
(423) 805-3111

Recycling

East Ridge Brush/Mulch Pit
1015 Yale St.
East Ridge, TN 37412
(423) 855-9759

East Ridge Sanitation Department
1015 Yale St.
East Ridge, TN 37412
(423) 892-8666



LAKESITE

Garbage

City Hall
9201 Rocky Point Rd.
Lakesite, TN 37379
(423) 842-2533

Library

No library within city limits.

Post Office

No post office within city limits.

Recreation Centers

City Hall
9201 Rocky Point Rd.
Lakesite, TN 37379
(423) 842-2533

Recycling

No recycling program within city limits.



LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN

Garbage

Public Works Department
710 Scenic Hwy.
Lookout Mtn., TN 37350
(423) 821-2417

Library

No library within city limits.

Post Office

824 Scenic Hwy.
Lookout Mtn., TN 37350
(423) 822-7165

Recreation Centers

Parks and Playgrounds Department
710 Scenic Hwy.
Lookout Mtn., TN 37350
(423) 821-6212

Recycling

Town Maintenance Facility
800 Scenic Hwy.
Lookout Mtn., TN 37350
(423) 821-2417



RED BANK

Garbage

Department of Public Works
3117 Dayton Blvd.
Red Bank, TN 37415
(423) 877-1103

Library

No library within city limits.

Post Office

3317 Dayton Blvd.
Red Bank, TN 37415
(423) 875-8282

Recreation Centers

Red Bank Community Center
3620 Tom Weathers Dr.
Red Bank, TN 37415
(423) 877-1103

Recycling

Red Bank Recycling Center
4851-B Dayton Blvd.
Red Bank, TN 37415
(423) 876-2010



SIGNAL MOUNTAIN

Garbage

Public Works Department
1111 Ridgeway Ave.
Signal Mtn., TN 37377
(423) 886-2177

Library

Signal Mountain Public Library
1114 James Blvd.
Signal Mtn., TN 37377
(423) 886-7323

Post Office

1155 Ridgeway Ave.
Signal Mtn., TN 37377
(423) 517-9328

Recreation Centers

Paul Mathes Community Center
1111 Ridgeway Ave.
Signal Mtn., TN 37377
(423) 551-8316

Signal Mountain Recreation Department
611 Timberlinks Dr.
Signal Mtn., TN 37377
(423) 551-8316

Recycling

Signal Mountain Recycle Center
1151 Ridgeway Ave.
Signal Mtn., TN 37377
(423) 886-2177



SODDY-DAISY

Garbage

Department of Public Works
9835 Dayton Pk.
Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379
(423) 332-5323

Library

No library within city limits.

Post Office

10575 Dayton Pk.
Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379
(423) 332-7118

Recreation Centers

Parks and Recreation Department
9835 Dayton Pk.
Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379
(423) 332-5323

Recycling

Sequoyah Recycling Center
9525 Lovell Rd.
Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379
(423) 842-2391



TOWN OF WALDEN

Garbage

1836 Taft Hwy.
Signal Mtn., TN 37377
(423) 886-4362

Library

No library within city limits.

Post Office

No post office within city limits.

Recreation Centers

No recreation centers within city limits.

Recycling

1836 Taft Hwy.
Signal Mtn., TN 37377
(423) 886-4362



BRADLEY COUNTY – Cleveland

Garbage

Public Works Department
474 2nd St. SE
Cleveland, TN 37311
(423) 472-2851

Waste Connections, Inc.*
386 Industrial Dr. SW
Cleveland, TN 37311
(423) 476-2293

Library

Cleveland Bradley County Public Library
795 Church St. NE
Cleveland, TN 37311
(423) 472-2163

Cleveland History Branch & Archives
833 N. Ocoee St.
Cleveland, TN 37311
(423) 479-8367

Post Office

155 Broad St. NW
Cleveland, TN 37311
(423) 614-5280

1981 Keith St. NW
Cleveland, TN 37311
(423) 614-5280

Recreation Centers

Parks and Recreation Department
160 2nd St. NE
Cleveland, TN 37311
(423) 479-4129

Recycling

Bradley County Landfill
282 Nature’s Trl.
McDonald, TN 37353
(423) 476-8118

Peerless Road Facility
3110 Peerless Rd.
Cleveland, TN 37312

Urbane Road Facility
234 Urbane Rd.
Cleveland, TN 37312



Catoosa County FORT OGLETHORPE

Garbage

Republic Services*
1018 E. 38th St.
Chattanooga, TN 37407
(423) 867-4650

Library

Catoosa County Library
108 Catoosa Cir.
Ringgold, GA 30736
(706) 965-3600

Post Office

155 Forrest Rd.
Ft. Oglethorpe, GA 30742
(706) 866-9350

Recreation Centers

Parks and Recreation Department
500 City Hall Dr.
Ft. Oglethorpe, GA 30742
(706) 866-2544

Recycling

Republic Services*
1018 E. 38th St.
Chattanooga, TN 37407
(423) 867-4650



ROSSVILLE

Garbage

City Hall
400 McFarland Ave.
Rossville, GA 30741
(706) 866-1325

Republic Services*

1018 E. 38th St.
Chattanooga, TN 37407
(423) 867-4650

Library

Rossville Public Library
504 McFarland Ave.
Rossville, GA 30741
(706) 866-1368

Post Office

301 Chickamauga Ave.
Rossville, GA 30741
(706) 866-7668

Recreation Centers

Rossville Recreation Association
301 Williams St.
Rossville, GA 30741
(423) 488-1999

Recycling

Republic Services*
1018 E. 38th St.
Chattanooga, TN 37407
(423) 867-4650



WALKER COUNTY – Chickamauga

Garbage

City Hall
103 Crittenden Ave.
Chickamauga, GA 30707
(706) 375-3177

Library

Chickamauga Public Library
306 Cove Rd.
Chickamauga, GA 30707
(706) 375-3004

Post Office

207 W. 10th St.
Chickamauga, GA 30707
(706) 375-7793

Recreation Centers

City Hall
103 Crittenden Ave.
Chickamauga, GA 30707
(706) 375-3177

Chickamauga Recreation Association
240 Cove Rd.
Chickamauga, GA 30707
chickamaugarec.com

Recycling

Republic Services*
1018 E. 38th St.
Chattanooga, TN 37407
(423) 867-4650



LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, GA

Garbage

Public Works Department
1214 Lula Lake Rd.
Lookout Mtn., GA 30750
(706) 820-1586

Library

No library within city limits.

Post Office

No post office within city limits.

Recreation Centers

Parks and Recreation Department
1214 Lula Lake Rd.
Lookout Mtn., GA 30750
(706) 820-1586

Recycling

GoodWorks Recycle*
P.O. Box 161
Lookout Mtn., GA 30750
(423) 298-4935

Did You Know?
A new addition to the Chattanooga Public Library’s downtown branch is The Studio, a professional recording studio located on the second floor. Library cardholders have access to The Studio’s three live rooms, control room, microphones, headphones, and more for musical experimentation and inspiration. 

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