2018 // Government Services

Did You Know?
Sewing machines and Wi-Fi hot spots were the two highest circulated items at the Chattanooga Public Library’s downtown branch during the 2016-2017 fiscal year.

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

The Chattanooga mayor and nine elected city council members administrate all government programs and services for the city. Hamilton County includes the ten 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 county legislation and policy.

The city provides many public amenities for residents to enjoy. The Chattanooga Public Library offers four locations, leading journal and reference sources, and a high-tech learning center in the downtown location’s fourth floor. Supported by Chattanooga’s fiber optic network, the fourth floor features tabletop 3D printers, a laser cutter, and various patron-led classes. The fourth floor has been a model for other public libraries nationally, including the landmark New York Public Library on Fifth Avenue.

Another popular amenity provided by the city is the maintenance of outdoor and recreational areas. With 106 sites throughout Chattanooga, the city services more than 800 acres, 35 miles of greenways and trails, 53 tennis courts, 41 playgrounds, 20 swing sets, eight outdoor fitness zones, six youth athletic association facilities, three dog parks, and two golf courses.

Safety and security services are provided by the Chattanooga Fire Department, the Chattanooga and Hamilton County police departments, and local townships’ fire and police organizations. The Chattanooga Fire Department recently earned Insurance Services Office’s highest protection rating, which rates the ability of fire departments nationwide to respond to and contain structure fires; Chattanooga is one of three cities in Tennessee to earn this Class 1 rating. The Chattanooga Police Department is officially accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. Many officers have advanced degrees, certifications, military experience, and other forms of specialized training.

The Chattanooga Department of Transportation aims to provide viable means of transportation in all forms. The department works closely with CARTA (Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority), the Chattanooga Airport, Public Works department, and the Transportation Planning Organization to provide the best comprehensive transportation systems.

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, including brush pickup on demand, household hazardous waste disposal, curbside pickup, and various recycling centers. Township governments provide services to their residents in place of or in addition to that offered by the city or county.

Neighboring Bradley County includes the city of Cleveland and city of 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.

Chattanooga, Recycling plastic water bottle


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 and Family Development
501 W. 12th St.
Chattanooga, TN 37402
(423) 643-6400

Hamilton County Parks and Recreation Department
2277 N. Gold Point Circle N
Hixson, TN 37343
(423) 842-0177

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
4500 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

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

John A. Patten Recreation Center
3202 Kellys Ferry Rd.
Chattanooga, TN 37419
(423) 825-5955

Middle Valley Recycling Center
1900 E. 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. Third 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) 468-1983

Library

Collegedale Public Library
9318 Apison Pk.
Ooltewah, 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) 396-3135

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

Recycling

Collegedale Public Works Department
9751 Sanborn Dr.
Collegedale, TN 37315
(423) 468-1983

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) 463-4391

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
800 Scenic Hwy.
Lookout Mtn., TN 37350
(423) 821-1226

Library
No library within city limits.

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

Recreation Centers

The Common and Mountain Maze
710 Scenic Hwy.
Lookout Mtn., TN 37350
(423) 821-1226

Parks and Playgrounds Department
710 Scenic Hwy.
Lookout Mtn., TN 37350
(423) 821-1226

Recycling

Public Works Department Building
800 Scenic Hwy.
Lookout Mtn., TN 37350
(423) 821-1226

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

Chattanooga Public Library; woman reading to children in library


SIGNAL MOUNTAIN

Garbage

Public Works Department Transfer Station
714 Mississippi Ave.
Signal Mtn., TN 37377
(423) 886-6367
(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) 886-2177

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) 886-4341
(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

CITY OF CLEVELAND (BRADLEY COUNTY)

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
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) 472-4551

Recycling

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

Peerless Road Facility
3110 Peerless Rd.
Cleveland, TN 37312

Urbane Road Facility
234 Urbane Rd.
Cleveland, TN 37312

FORT OGLETHORPE (CATOOSA COUNTY)

Garbage

Department of Public Works
500 City Hall Dr.
Ft. Oglethorpe, GA 30742
(706) 866-2544

Republic Services*
1018 E. 38th St.
Chattanooga, TN 37407
(800) 321-8128

Library

Catoosa County Library
108 Catoosa Circle
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
(800) 321-8128

ROSSVILLE

Garbage

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

Republic Services*
1018 E. 38th St.
Chattanooga, TN 37407
(800) 321-8128

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
(800) 321-8128

CHICKAMAUGA (WALKER COUNTY)

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
(800) 321-8128

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

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