ALERT: Mandatory Open Burning Ban in Place. Learn More.


The New Rutherford County Website

Welcome to the new Rutherford County website. If you have any questions, concerns, or feedback please email If you need help finding a department or encounter an error, please feel free to email us as well. We thank you for visiting and hope you enjoy the new layout!

Mandatory Open Burning Ban In Place

Rutherford County Fire-Rescue Chief Larry Farley, has re-issued the ban on open burning in Rutherford County. Due to the extremely dry conditions we must stop all opening burning in Rutherford County. This past weekend we had several acres burn and in some cases there were structures endangered. This ban will not be lifted until we have several inches of rain. We appreciate everyone's cooperation with this ban.

PAWS Senior Pet Month

PAWS is having a 'name-your-own-price' adoption event for Adopt a Senior Month. All adoptable pets 5 years and older are 'name-your-own-price' all November long. All pets are spayed or neutered and are up-to-date on vaccinations.

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