Financial Reporting and County Transparency
Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports (CAFRs)
Complete information about the financial activities and status of the County is published every fiscal year in the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).
Comprehensive Annual Budget Reports (CABRs)
Complete information about the County's financial predictions for every fiscal year is available in the Comprehensive Annual Budget Reports (CABR).
Financial Management Department
Discretionary Spending Reports by Commissioner
Each district commissioner is alotted $12,500 to use annually. Below are records from the past 4 years.
The PILOT Program which stands for "Payments in Lieu of Taxes" program allows large companies to be exempt from certain property taxes. The taxes are handled by three boards. The Industrial Development Board of Chattanooga, Industrial Development Board of Hamilton County, and the Health Education and Housing Facilities Board.
PILOT Program (Information)
If you note an occurrence of fraud, abuse, waste, or unsafe situations report them to the proper authority. To request records under the Open Records Policy, visit the policies page.
The Sheriff's Office provides opportunities for reporting issues that relate to the safety of our citizens.