County Offical Info
Kevin Rush
Kevin Rush
Planning Director
67 S. Elm Ave.
Cookeville, TN 38501
(931 )372-0070
(931) 372-0071


The Putnam County Regional Planning Commission will have a public hearing on Tuesday February 1st, 2018  at 6:00 PM at the Putnam County Courthouse to consider revising the Water Pressure Certification By An Engineer Registered In The State Of Tennessee as found in the Putnam County Subdivision Regulations.   Go to for a draft of the proposed change under downloadables.  The public is invited to attend.


  • J. Richard Wright, Chairman
  • Jim Martin, Vice Chairman
  • Mike Atwood, Secretary
  • Phil Wilbourn
  • Kay Detwiler
  • Ronnie Lafever
  • Dale Moss
  • John Donnelly
  • Jere Mason

Planning Commission Engineer

Patrick Rinks of Richard C. Rinks & Associates located at 30 North Jefferson Avenue in Cookeville. A contact number to reach our Planning Commission Engineer is 931-528-5543.

Commission Meetings

Planning Commission meetings are conducted the first Tuesday of each month at 6:00pm in the Putnam County Courthouse conference room across from the Assessor of Property.

Important reminder for Developers, Surveyors and Property Owners:
At least eight (8) calendar days prior to the meeting at which it is to be considered, the subdivider shall submit to the Staff Planner of the Planning Commission one (1) digital copy (as a pdf) and one (1) printed copy of any plat of a proposed subdivision.  Plats must be turned into the Highland Planning Department located at 67 South Elm Avenue Cookeville, 38501.