Public Works

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Welcome to Tipton County Public Works.  This page is your link to the information and services provided by the Tipton County Public Works Department.  Our employees are eager to take care of your needs and assist in directing you to the department that you need.  Take a moment to look at the buttons to the left and see which department that you are interested in.

Office Hours:  Monday - Friday 6:30am - 5pm
Address:  8279 Highway 51 S, Brighton TN 38011

The Tipton County Public Works Committee meets the first Monday night of the month at the EMA building at 8629 Highway 51 in Brighton (by the Animal Shelter) at 6:00 pm.


Tipton County Public Works is now accepting Annual Landfill Permit fees ONLINE (Renewals Only). Click the logo below to renew.  Once you renew your permit it will be verified and mailed to your address.

***Please Note - The Online renewal fee will be $40.07 which includes the permit, mailing and processing charges for the service.

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The Landfill Office has been CLOSED to the public but the Landfill site remains OPEN.  July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021 Landfill permits will be sold beginning May 18 for $35 and can be purchased at the Public Works Office ONLY.  They may also be purchased by mail for $36 (8279 Highway 51 S, Brighton TN 38011), and you must include (2) copies of proof of residence which could be drivers license, copy of a bill or other items that have your name and residential address.

Tipton County Animal Shelter Gate will be Closed until further notice. We will be scheduling appointments as needed. Our office number is 901-837-5919, or you can email  
Thank you for all of your support !

Effective immediately, Tipton County Public Works has announced recycling has been suspended until further notice.

Highway 59 W between Cooper Rd and Richardson Landing Rd is CLOSED (except for local traffic at a certain point).  Truck traffic will NOT use Cooper Rd as detour route.