(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.



The Town of Pittman Center’s Building Official, Travis Ogle will be unavailable the following dates: July 8th-12th, July 17th-19th, Aug 1st-5th, Aug 15th-19th.


You must have a Fireworks Permit for fireworks in the Town of Pittman Center. The permit costs $5.00 and can only be obtained at the Pittman Center City Hall. Office hours are Mon-Fri 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. 






Important Links:


City of Sevierville: https://www.seviervilletn.org/
City of Pigeon Forge: https://www.cityofpigeonforge.com/
City of Gatlinburg: https://www.gatlinburgtn.gov/




Link to Documents



06.11.24 Packet FT Police Officer

Applicants must complete the entire job application, five-year work history, and submit a contact email to be considered.


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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  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

Absolutely NO foot traffic, no bicycles, no golf carts, no motorized vehicles allowed near the Grassy Branch Bridge work zone or on the Grassy Branch Bridge. ALL non-authorized persons violating this restriction will result in a state violation for criminal trespassing. 



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

No Meeting for July 2024

The Planning Commission Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, August 6, 2024 at 4:30 p.m.


Monthly-Board of Zoning Appeals

No Meeting for July 2024

The Board of Zoning Appeals has no scheduled meeting at this time.


Monthly-Design Review Commission

No Meeting for July 2024

The Design Review Commission has no scheduled meeting at this time.


Monthly – Board of Mayor and Aldermen

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, July 18, 2024 at 4:30 p.m.


Workshop – 

None scheduled at this time.


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