Utilities & Services

Animal Control

The City of Adams is served by the Robertson County Animal Control, 2900 W. County Farm Road, Springfield, TN 37172, (615)384-5611.  The shelter is opened Monday through Friday, 8:00am – 4:00pm.

Animals are available for adoption, and the center offers low cost spay/neuter services. Complaints about neighbor’s pets, whether concerning neglect, running at large, or abuse, please call Law Enforcement at (615) 384-4911.
 

Zoning Compliance Permits

Zoning compliance  permits are issued at Adams City Hall. A detailed sketch and description of proposed building and/or improvement must be submitted with the application.  Once the document has been reviewed and approved by the Mayor, the application must be taken to the Robertson County Planning Office, where the building permit will be issued.
 

Business Licenses

Business licenses are issued at City Hall for businesses located in or doing business within the city limits. Cost of license is $15.00. Applications are available at City Hall.
 

Elections

Elections in the City of Adams coincide with Robertson County Elections. The precinct is located at Jo Byrns Elementary School, 6399 Highway 41N, Cedar Hill, TN. Please check the county paper, Robertson County Times, for election dates and ballots.
 

Electricity

Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation provides electricity to the City of Adams. They have offices located in Springfield – 615) 384-5566 and in Clarksville – (931) 645-2481.
 

Garbage Pickup

The City of Adams has no city-wide garbage pickup. However, there is a dump in Cedar Hill with the following hours:
Sunday:  Closed
Monday:  1:00pm – 6:00pm
Tuesday:  6:00am – 10:30am
Wednesday:  Closed
Thursday:  1:00pm – 6:00pm
Friday:  1:00pm – 6:00pm
Saturday:  8:00am – 6:00pm

Landfill and recycling center located in Springfield:

Robertson County Solid Waste
2916 West County Farm Road
Springfield, TN 37172
(615) 384-0683
 

Hours:  Monday – Friday 7:00am – 3:00pm; Saturday 8:00am – 12:30pm
Charges are $45.50/Ton, anything less is pro-rated, $5.00 minimum. The landfill takes only cash or check.

Law Enforcement

The City of Adams is protected and served by the Robertson County Sheriff’s Department. For more information, please contact the Sheriff’s Department at 507 South Brown Street, Springfield, TN 37172, (615) 384-7971.

Property Maintenance Department

The City of Adams recently adopted the 2012 Property Maintenance Code.  Complaints on property not up to codes will be inspected by our codes official.  If necessary, the property owner will be cited accordingly.  Appeals may be made to the Administrative Hearing Officer.  Final appeal is to be made to Adams’ Board of Commissioners.

A copy of the code is available at City Hall for anyone to read through or study.

Schools

Jo Byrns Elementary School
6399 Highway 41N
Cedar Hill, TN 37032
Phone:
(615) 696-0418
Fax:
(615) 696-0795
Principal: 
Sherry Hall

Jo Byrns High School
7025 Highway 41N
Cedar Hill, TN 37032
Phone: (615) 696-2251
Fax: (615) 696-0526
Principal:  Josh Mason
 

Sewage System

The city of Adams does not have a sewage system at this time. Homes and businesses currently operate on septic system.