Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

The Cookeville Christmas Tree lighting ceremony will be held on Sunday, December 4, at 6:00 P.M. in Dogwood Park.  Everyone is welcome!  For those who can't attend, you can watch the event here.  The live Christmas Tree cam will remain [...]

Christmas Tree Safety

The Cookeville Codes Department reminds you to put Christmas tree safety at the top of your list.


Advertisement for Bids – 2016 Tech Area Sewer & Water Improvements

Sealed bids will be received by the City of Cookeville Department of Water Quality Control until 10:00AM, December 8th, 2016, for the 2016 Tech Area Sewer & Water Improvements. This project consists of installing approximately 4,785’ of 6” & 1,420’ [...]

Winterize Your Home To Prevent Water Line Freeze Damage

Reminder from the Cookeville Water Quality Control Department to Homeowners: Close all foundation vents. Disconnect garden hoses from outside water faucets. Protect freeze-prone faucets with insulating covers. Eliminate sources of cold air near water lines. Know where your main water shut-off [...]


Leaf collection will begin the week of October 31, 2016. We ask that you please follow these safety rules when placing leaves to the curb for collection. Place leaves as close to the curb as possible. DO NOT place leaves [...]

Water Professional Conference WWTP Award

The Department of Water Quality Control is proud to announce that they have received the Operational Excellence Award for the period of January 1, 2015 - December 31 2015 at the Annual Water Professionals Conference. This award is for Continued [...]


The City of Cookeville is an active participant in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), therefore anyone can purchase a separate flood insurance policy for any property located within the municipality.   Flood insurance is backed by the Federal government and [...]

Public Notice

One or more for-profit companies may be sending marketing mailings to Cookeville residents seeking to sell water line and/or sewer line protection services. Essentially the program acts like insurance coverage for your private water line if repairs are needed on [...]

Farmer’s Market Permits for Out of County Residents

IF YOU ARE NOT A RESIDENT OF PUTNAM COUNTY, please be advised that in order to receive a permit from the City of Cookeville for the 2016 Farmer’s Market, a letter from your county agriculture extension agent is required. A [...]