City Finance  Services


Apply for a Business License.

Pet Licenses

As of November 1, 2014 The City of Bristol, Tennessee will no longer issue pet licenses. 

Yard Sales

All residents and civic groups must be permitted to have yard, garage, attic, junk, estate sales, etc. Each individual / group or location is permitted 3 sales a year. The 1st permit is free and each additional sale permit is $3. Yard sale permits may be obtained on the 2nd floor of the Bristol TN Municipal Building (801 Anderson Street) Room 203. For more information contact our office.

Commercial Sanitation

To sign up for Garbage Collection for businesses and apartments contact our office.

Traffic Tickets & Violations

Municipal Court traffic fines may be mailed to P.O. Box 1189 or paid in person at 801 Anderson Street (Room 203, 2nd floor of the Bristol TN Municipal Building). Inquiries may be made by contacting our Municipal Court office.

Utility Services

Online Payments: 
The City of Bristol accepts payments online through a third party company. Please be aware these are not submitted to City of Bristol in a timely manner. 

Connect Utility Services

To apply for water, sanitary sewer, and/or trash service please come to our office on the 2nd floor of the Bristol, TN Municipal Building (801 Anderson Street, Room 203). You will need to bring proof of residency (e.g. lease agreement, purchase agreement, etc), a photo ID, and social security card. You will be required to pay a connection fee of $30, $40, or $70,  depending on the location of service. A deposit may also be required, as determined by your credit history. For more information, please contact our office.

Disconnect Utility Services

To disconnect utility services, you may either mail a signed letter or come to 2nd floor, Room 203 of the Bristol, TN Municipal Building to sign a disconnect work-order. For more information contact our office.

Bank Draft Option Available

The City of Bristol, Tennessee offers customers the option of drafting the customer's bank account for water/sewer bill payments. There are many advantages in using this service. Bills are paid on the due date, you don't have to write or mail a check. This will allow you to save postage and avoid paying penalty.  For more information contact our office.

Utility Bill Discrepancies & Customer  Inquiries

The City of Bristol, Tennessee's goal is to provide the best in municipal services. If you have a question or concern about your utility bill, or any other concerns regarding your services, please contact our office. 

Garbage Collection

For billing questions or to add/remove trash carts please contact our office. To inquire about your garbage collection schedule, garbage not picked up, or replacements for damaged carts please contact the public works department.