Important Contacts

City Hall

P.O. Box 160
2470 Cedar Street
McKenzie, TN 38201
Fax: 731.352.2259

Police Department

2470 Cedar Street
McKenzie, TN 38201

Fire Department

2470 Cedar Street
McKenzie, TN 38201

Electric Dept

103 West Paris Street
Huntingdon, TN
731.986.8284, 800.287.6302
Fax: 731.986.0227


City Government

McKenzie has a Mayor-Council form of city government. The Mayor and Council are elected for four-year staggered terms. Councilpersons are elected by wards.

  • Mayor and Council
  • City Attorney
  • City Clerk/Recorder


City Services

Police Department
McKenzie Police Department is comprised of one police chief and 16 officers.

Fire Department
McKenzie Fire Department has one station, 4 full-time personnel, 26 volunteers, (1) 1,250 GPM Truck, (3) 1,500 GPM Trucks, (1) 1,000 Tanker (1) Van and (1) Brush Unit.  Insurance rating is a class 3.

Street Cleaning
Monthly schedule is maintained by city workers.

Garbage Disposal
Garbage pick-up is privately contracted. Residential - Weekly/Commercial - 6 Days per Week.

Sanitation and Sewerage
McKenzie sewerage system is an activated sludge trickling filter aeration chlorination and is approved by the State Board of Health. Designed capacity is 2.5 million gallons, and is operating at 40%.

Planning and Zoning
McKenzie has a zoning ordinance and regional planning commission. The Planning Commission is responsible for all zoning and planning within five miles of the city limits.

Boards & Commissions

  • Housing Authority
  • Parks and Recreation Advisory Board
  • McKenzie Municipal-Regional Planning Commission
  • Historic  Zoning Commission