Welcome to the City of Belle Meade Tennessee

Mission Statement

The City of Belle Meade, including the Board of Commissioners, citizen advisory groups, and employees, strives to maintain and enhance our City’s beauty, security, and livability, all of which contribute to the exceptional quality of life enjoyed by Belle Meade residents.

The City pledges to provide the creative leadership, efficient administration, and responsive municipal services necessary to meet these goals. The City values citizen involvement in planning and assessing City development, services, and sound investments for the future, including development of its employees to ensure courteous and efficient service to residents in all facets of municipal government.

City employees adhere to the highest possible standards of professionalism in the areas of fiscal responsibility, friendly service, and organizational effectiveness to win and sustain the trust of people who live or work in the City of Belle Meade.


In carrying out its mission, the City of Belle Meade is guided by the following values:

  • Compassion – Empathy for the concerns of others.
  • Courtesy – Politeness in our dealings with others.
  • Creativity – Innovative solutions to problems.
  • Fairness – Consistent and equitable enforcement of the law.
  • Integrity – Strict adherence to moral and ethical principles.
  • Respect - Respect for the views, rights, and dignity of others.
  • Service – Prompt and competent service to others.
  • Teamwork – Trusting cooperation with other employees and residents.
  • Tolerance – Acceptance and support of diversity