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Services Offered by Giles County Clerk

The Giles County Court Clerk is responsible for issuing many of the licenses and renewals needed for daily life in Giles County. The County Court Clerk also serves as the official record keeper of the Giles County Commission.

Below is a full list of the County Clerks’ responsibilities:

  • Title and motor vehicle registration and licensing (forms)
  • Collection of sales tax on motor vehicles
  • Motor vehicle registration renewals
  • Issuance of vehicle tags and stickers
  • Renewals or replacements of driver’s license, not new issuance
  • For convenient online renewal or replacement of a Tennessee Driver’s License or to report a change of address, click HERE.
  • Issuance of passports (see all requirements and download forms here)
  • Issuance of manufactured home decals (must be accomplished in clerk’s office)
  • Tennessee Real ID (see all requirements and download forms here)
  • Issuance of marriage licenses and collection of state and other taxes on marriage (counseling form)
  • Performance of marriage ceremonies
  • Issuance of  hunting and fishing licensing
  • Distribution of gun locks
  • Issuance of  boat licensing
  • Issuance of business licenses, applications for which may be picked up in the Clerk’s office
  • Collection of minimal business taxes
  • Collection of hotel and motel occupancy taxes (form)
  • Recording the minutes of the Giles County Commission and maintains the minutes for public inspection upon request
  • Maintenance of the record of all active notaries public in the county and handles coordination between the secretary of state, the notary applicant and the County Commission
  • Issuance of beer permits
  • Convening of beer board meetings and recording of minutes, which are on file at the County Court Clerk’s office
  • IdentoGo fingerprinting services. Register online here to schedule an appointment.

Building Permits:  Tennessee building permits are processed through the County Clerk’s office to ensure that construction projects comply with applicable state building codes.  Please note the following:

  •  A residential building permit is required for new residential buildings, additions, and renovations that increase square footage. However, detached garages, sheds, barns, or other structures not used for living purposes do not require a permit.
  • Flood Plain:  Builders must document that their proposed site is not in the flood plan as determined by FEMA.  Assistance with the required flood plain document can be obtained through the County Office of Emergency Management.
  • Cost: The cost of a building permit varies depending on the actual expected construction cost and type of foundation.
  • Please call the Clerk’s office for assistance.

Carol Wade
Giles County Clerk

Email: carol.wade@tn.gov
Location: 222 W. Madison Street – Pulaski, TN 38478
Phone: 931-363-1509
Fax: 931-424-4795
Mail: PO Box 678, Pulaski, TN 38478
Hours: M–F, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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