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There is a “KaBoom” playground for 5-12 year olds and a two bay swing with one belt seat and one handicapped accessible seat. This playground also has a small play fire truck for children to play on.
It is located at 341 Martin Luther King Boulevard. Across the street from the YMCA.
Yes, it is available for the public to rent by contacting 423-764-4023.
No, you are not allowed to leave your dog(s) unattended. You must watch your dog(s) at all times.
Yes. There is an area for large dogs and an area for small dogs. Both are fenced in.
The Bark Park is located at 1155 Vance Dr. This park is across the street from Rooster Front Park.
BTN-TV airs on channel 16 - BTES and channel 192 - Charter.
The programming features information on city services and events that affect the lives of Bristol residents; community events with a community-wide appeal are also featured. Some of the programs produced every month include:
Business owners should contact the City at (423) 989-5500 for registration information or may register electronically using the Tennessee Department of Revenue's Online Services. All businesses required to submit tax returns and payments must do so electronically. To register for the Business Tax Online Services, a TN.gov account must be created. Accounts allow information to be entered, stored, and managed for accessing TN.gov services. Once a TN.gov account is created, services can be added or removed at any time. If you currently use Sales and Use Tax online, the County and City Business Tax service can be added to your TN.gov account and utilize the same login/password for both applications. There is no charge for creating a TN.gov account or for using the Business Tax online filing service. A $15.00 registration fee is required for all new businesses having standard business licenses and must be paid before the initial license is issued. Businesses having minimal activity licenses are also required to pay a $15.00 initial fee and $15.00 annually to renew their licenses.
Business owners should contact the City at (423) 989-5500 for information about getting a business license. For questions on tax law, filing and paying business taxes, and other account related issues, please contact the Tennessee Department of Revenue at (615) 253-0600 (Nashville-area and out-of-state) or (800) 342-1003 (toll-free in Tennessee).
Sullivan County, Tennessee and City of Bristol, Tennessee staff issue business licenses, or online if done on the state website.
Taxpayers no longer receive annual license renewal forms in the mail. To renew existing business licenses, taxpayers must first file their annual City business tax return with the Tennessee Department of Revenue and pay the tax due. Once the return and payment are processed and posted to the taxpayer's account, the information is made available for the City that a renewal business license can be issued.
City staff is responsible for issuing the business tax license if the contractor is doing business within the City. Contractors living outside Tennessee with no state business location must have a state business account number to report sales in counties where sales fall between $10,000 and $50,000. They must also obtain a Sullivan County license if they have a business location in the County where sales exceed $50,000. They also must obtain a City business license if the contractor has $50,000 or more in sales for the tax reporting period.
No. Figures from an amended return replace amounts reported on the original return. Any payment filed with the original return will be applied to the amended return. If the liability on the amended return is greater that the amount originally reported, only the difference must be paid. If the amount on the amended return is less than what was originally reported, do not submit a payment with the amended return. A credit will be applied to the business tax account.
Yes, if a taxpayer has multiple locations in the City, the taxpayer must make a request to the Commissioner of Revenue to file a consolidated return. Even if approval is granted to file a consolidated return, each location's gross receipt must be accounted for separately on the consolidated return, and a separate license must be obtained for each location.
The park is located beside a creek. You can enjoy a walk on over 3 acres and sit beside the creek for a picnic.
Yes, there is a shelter available to rent.
Chippy comes to most special events at Steele Creek Park, unless it is in the winter when she is hibernating.
Chippy loves to have her picture made with all of the boys and girls that enjoy the park as much as she does.
At this time, Chippy does not have a calendar of special events/parties. Maybe in the feature.
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No worries!! You can rent the disc at the Steele Creek Golf Shop.
It is free of charge to play the course,unless you need to rent your disc. Disc rental is $5.00 for 3 hours. However, there is a $2 entry fee for Steele Creek park.
The disc golf course is an 18 hole course.
Yes, but only after obtaining a burning permit. The permit can be obtained from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday at the Central Fire Station, 211 Bluff City Highway. You must be able to provide the 911 address for the property where you are going to burn.
The permit has pertinent information such as:
If Bristol Fire Rescue responded to an emergency medical call in which you were involved you can get a copy of the report by coming to the Central Fire Station, 211 Bluff City Highway,
Reports will only be released after the patient has provided proof of identity with a photo ID and will be required to sign a release. The city complies with all HIPPAA laws and standards mandated by Federal Law.
To obtain a copy of the fire report, you must to come to the Central Fire Station, 211 Bluff City Highway.
Please have the necessary information available in order for the incident report to be provided, such as the date and address of the incident. The charge for the report is $0.15 for each standard copied sheet. If you are from out of the area, you may call the Central Fire Station at 423-989-5701 and Fire Staff will be happy to assist you.
City and departmental guidelines prohibit the fire department from filling swimming pools.
Absolutely! The Fire Department has a Juvenile Firesetting Program called FireWise Kids. This is a program of instruction and information sharing designed to teach the importance of fire safety to juveniles. It is a free program offered to all families. Your child can be introduced to the program in several different ways such as:
Every candidate is evaluated to determine if the program is suited for their specific need. If you need information about the program please contact Assistant Fire Chief David McGlamery or Lieutenant Steve Hicks at 423-989-5701.
No, this park is currently under construction. A new dog park will be coming soon!
It is located on Oakwood Street, directly behind Food City on Virginia Avenue.
No, there is not a tee time. Play at your own leisure.
It is a 9 hole course.
Yes, you can get a yearly membership or pay by the day.
Adult - $3, Children - $2
Yes, these are available to rent.
Haynesfield Aquatic Center is open Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun & Mon from noon until 6:00 pm. Closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
It is located on Shelby Street in Downtown Bristol.
No, there is not a playground.
Yes, both are offered throughout the Summer and Fall. You may sign-up by visiting bristoltn.recdesk.com or by calling the Nature Center at 423-989-5561.
Yes, we offer those free of charge. To schedule a field trip please contact the Nature Center at 423-989-5561.
It cost one dollar per passenger.
Yes, every passenger is required to wear a life jacket. They are provided for the guest at the time of the rental.
Any age can ride, but all passengers must be accompanied by an adult 16 years or older.
Slater Center 423-764-4023 or bristoltn.recdesk.com
Yes, there are a wide variety of activities for all ages and both boys and girls.
0-300 sq. ft. $ 0.00
300-3,000 sq. ft. $ 2.00
3,000-6,000 sq. ft. $ 4.00
6,000-9,000 sq. ft. $ 6.00
9,000-15,000 sq. ft. $ 10.00
15,000-21,000 sq. ft. $ 14.00
21,000-30,000 sq. ft. $ 20.00
30,000-42,000 sq. ft. $ 28.00
42,000-57,000 sq. ft. $ 38.00
57,000-75,000 sq. ft. $ 50.00
75,000-99,000 sq. ft. $ 66.00
99,000-125,000 sq. ft. $ 70.00
Over 125,000 sq. ft. $ 80.00
By mail: We accept checks, money orders, and cashiers checks. Payment can be mailed to P.O. Box 1189 Bristol, TN 37621.
Drop Box: You may submit payments with check or money order in our Drop Box located behind the court house on 8th Street. Please do not submit cash.
We do not accept payments by phone.
We do not offer online payments at this time.
There are 8 shelters at the park, also a lodge with a kitchen, party room, and conference room.
Yes, shelters can be rented for the first part of the day 9am-2:30pm or the second half of the day 3:30pm-9pm. The full day rental is 9am to 9pm.
Shelter B and VFW are the closest to a playground and the train.
There are 10 pieces of equipment, including a quarter pipe and a grind rail.
The Slater Community Center is opened Monday through Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and closed Saturday and Sunday.
Yes, there is a personal trainer. Denise Bourne; she takes appointments for 30 or 60 minute sessions at $7.00 for 30 minutess. This is a service offered only to members of the Slater Community Center.
There is not a fee if you reside inside the city limits of Bristol, TN or if you have Silver Sneaker with your insurance plan. The fee for people outside the city limits and no Silver Sneakers is $120 per year. There is a reduced rate of $60 if you join after July 1st.
50 years old or over
Yes, call to schedule an appointment 423-764-4023.
So much to list here. Steele Creek offers golf, disc golf, playgrounds, shelters to rent, paddle boats, train to ride, trails to hike, a nature center full of information about Steele Creek, a creek to play in, a trail the goes from Steele Creek to Rooster Front park for walkers and bicyclers, and many, many, more seasonal events.
The admission into the park is $2.00 for cars and $10.00 for buses.
Yes, you can. There are several shelters available for rent and tons of stuff to keep all children and adults having a great time.
It cost $1.00 per passenger to ride the train.
Shelter B is the closest to where you board the train.
Go to bristoltn.org and click on the PAY NOW icon. The next screen will prompt you to select Login or Sign up. Follow the instructions accordingly.
Please contact a Customer Service Representative in the Finance Department by calling (423) 989-5500 or at email@example.com for assistance or to provide suggestions.
Please contact a Customer Service Representative in the Finance Department by calling (423) 989-5500 or at firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
In order to cancel your automatic bank draft for your utility account, please contact a Customer Service Representative in the Finance Department by calling (423) 989-5500 or at email@example.com for assistance.
Utility bills are mailed to the responsible party and mailing address listed on the utility account. In order for a spouse or third party to be able to conduct business for a utility account, the spouse or third party must be authorized to do so by the responsible party. At that point they will be added to the account and will also become a responsible party for the account.
Yes. 2.75% of total payment for debit or credit cards. $2.75 flat fee for payment by check. These fees go to the third party vendor that provides the service.
No. The online pay service should be available through any web browser.
The vendor will post a message anytime there is service down time or interruption giving you more information. If the problem persists or there is no message on the site you may contact Business Information Systems at (866)514-5192 or City of Bristol Customer Service at (423) 989-5500 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
The service is provided by a third party vendor, Business Information Systems (BIS). To receive more information on the online security, please contact BIS at (866)514-5192.
Yes. The City of Bristol charges a $20.00 fee for any returned checks or ACH payment.
Click on "make a payment". The next screen will give you the option to edit "Saved Payment Accounts". Follow the instructions accordingly.
If you process as a one-time pay it takes 1-3 days. If you setup as autopay, it will be processed 1 day before your bill is due.
Initially, autopay must be setup 4 days prior to your due date or payment will not be processed until your next billing cycle.
Online and phone payments are not allowed for utility accounts after 12 PM on the day prior to disconnect day. Payment on a disconnected account must be paid in person at City Hall in Room 203 to have service reestablished. There will also be a minimum $30 Service Charge added to the balance.
The online pay service does not allow for multiple accounts to be established under the same utility account registration. Each utility account must be setup separately.
Please select "forgot user/password" and follow instructions accordingly.
The utility account address is where you have instructed your bill to be mailed. The service address is the physical location where the utility services are being provided.