Rockford City Services​

 

Brush/Limb Pickup

The City of Rockford provides four quarterly brush, limb, and demo pickups for households living within the corporate limits of Rockford. The dates for pickups in 2021 are as follows:

  • Saturday January 16th—Brush, limb and Christmas Trees
  • Saturday April 17th—Brush and limb
  • Saturday July 17th—Demolition construction
  • Saturday October 16th—Bagged leaves, brush and limb

Note for July demolition pickup: No household garbage, hazardous waste, wheels, paint, or tires. Pickup usually starts around 7:30 am. If you have any questions, you can contact Rockford City Hall by calling (865) 970-9665. Click here to see if you are within the corporate limits of Rockford. 

Building Permits 

If you would like to build anything on your property, you are required to have a building permit. The cost of a building permit is $10 and you must fill out an application for your building projects at Rockford City Hall. If you have any questions, you can contact Rockford City Hall by calling (865) 970-9665.

Business Licenses

If you wish to open a business in the City of Rockford, you must first produce a copy of a Blount County Business License. More information about acquiring a Blount County Business License can be found here. Upon presentation of your Blount County Business License you will be required to fill out an application form at Rockford City Hall and pay a one-time fee of $10 for a business permit. If you have any questions, you can contact Rockford City Hall by calling (865) 970-9665.

City Hall

Rockford City Hall is located at:
3719 Little River Road
Rockford, TN 37853

The City of Rockford’s Mailing Address is:
City of Rockford
P.O. Box 32
Rockford, TN 37853

City Hall is typically open from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday. City Hall is closed for major holidays.

Fire 

The City of Rockford pays Blount County Fire Protection District for fire protection for homes within the corporate limits of Rockford. No other structures or outbuildings on the property are covered. Click here to see if you are within the corporate limits of Rockford. 

City Park

Park restrooms are open seasonally and will be closed this year on October 25, 2021. Garbage cans are located throughout the park. If you would like to reserve the park for a weekend event, call Rockford City Hall at (865) 970‑9665 to see if your date is available. Paid park reservations are also posted on City Hall and the park bulletin board. All reservations are first come first serve and must be paid in full a week in advance your reserved date. Park Permits are $20 for the first four hours and $60 hours for anything longer. No inflatables are allowed at the park without proof of liability insurance, and please try to clean up after your event. 

Police

The City of Rockford is covered under Blount County Sheriff’s Office. Please call 911 in the event of an emergency.

Voting

If you live within the corporate limits of Rockford and are registered to vote, you can vote in City of Rockford elections. The next Rockford City election will be held on May 3, 2022 for two City Commission seats. Click here to get more information about registering to vote. Click here to see if you are within the corporate limits of Rockford. 

Meet City Council

P.O. Box 32
Rockford, TN 37853

Office Hours:

Mon – Fri: 7:30 am – 4:00 pm

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