(865) 436-5499

Town of Pittman Center, Tennessee

A Community Dedicated To Preserving Our Mountain Heritage

Emert's Cove Covered Bridge in Pittman Center


Vision Statement

To create and perpetuate a quality living environment and to encourage quality development that supports that end. To encourage development that supports a tourist-oriented economic base that relates to and magnifies our unique relationship to and with the Great Smoky Mountains.

About Pittman Center, Tennessee

Just minutes away from downtown Gatlinburg nestled in the mountains of Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the quaint community of Pittman Center. Pittman Center provides a unique blend of history, culture, and natural scenic beauty that captures the imagination. Proud of their mountain heritage, residents work hard to preserve the historic landscape and mountain culture that beckons visitors to come and stay awhile. Time seems to stand still as one ventures forth to rediscover the beauty of the natural surroundings and rich history that defines the Pittman Center experience.

While staying in Pittman Center there is much to do and see including fishing, hiking, swimming, golfing, bird watching, wildlife viewing, visiting the historic City Hall, and strolling across the covered bridge – a little something for everyone. The Greenbrier entrance to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is within city limits and provides additional recreational opportunities for the entire family.


City Hall will be closed on the following dates for staff training.

Friday, September 22, 2023

Thursday, October 5, 2023



  • Monday, Sept. 4-Labor Day-Office Closed-NO garbage pick up
  • Tuesday, Sept. 5-Business and Residential Garbage will be picked up

Please be aware there may be time delays in picking up the residential garbage due to excessive garbage transport this day.  Residential garbage must be placed at the curbside by 9 a.m. for pick up. Thank you for your patience. 

  • Friday, Sept. 8-Residual Business Garbage pick up



Link to Documents



2023 FT Police Officer


Please visit our NEW Facebook Page: Town of Pittman Center, TN City Hall


Firework permits are required within the Town of Pittman Center. Purchase the permits at Pittman Center City Hall 2839 Webb Creek Rd. Sevierville, TN 37876. Click on the link to see the full ordinance

 Fireworks Ordinance


Glenn Cardwell’s Books for Sale:

Pittman Center Photographic Documentation and History / $25 *** The Greenbrier Cove Story /$13***A Dream Fulfilled: A Story About Pittman Center / $13



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  • Due to the upcoming replacement of the Grassy Branch Bridge, Emerts Cove Road is closed to thru traffic of all kinds, including pedestrians.
  • Emerts Cove Road will still be open on both ends to allow residents access to their homes located on Emerts Cove Road. There are barricades completely blocking Emerts Cove Road in the area at Grassy Branch Bridge. 
  • Demolition of the bridge will begin the week of August 28th
  • Completion of the new bridge is scheduled for July 31, 2024

There is no traffic and absolutely no pedestrian traffic allowed around the Grassy Branch Bridge.
Signs have been posted. Please do not circumvent the signage and barricades. These have been set in place for your protection.


UPCOMING MEETINGS:                                                                           To speak before the boards regarding the current agenda items of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen, Planning Commission, Board of Zoning, Design Review Commission, or Tree Board, a request form must be filled out and submitted no later than two days prior to the Meeting. Forms can be found on this site under: 

Government/Printable Forms/ Citizen Comment Request

You may also call City Hall at 865-436-5499 to request a Citizen Comment Request Form. 


All documents, proposals, submissions, etc. for the Planning Commission must be submitted to City Hall no later than the 15th of the prior month. 


Monthly- Planning Commission is scheduled to meet on Wednesday, October 4, 2023 at 4:30 p.m.


Monthly – Board of Mayor and Aldermen WORKSHOP ScheduledThursday, September 21st, 2023, at 4:30 p.m.


For More Information on Meetings and Agendas as they become available.