The Town of Thompson’s Station is governed by a Board of Mayor and Aldermen, with day-to-day operations overseen by a town administrator. Citizen panels provide input and direction to staff and the Board of Mayor and Aldermen. The panels include the:


The Board of Mayor and Alderman (BOMA) is comprised of 5 elected officials: the mayor and 4 Town aldermen. The Board is responsible for establishing Town policies and procedures by considering and passing ordinances and/or resolutions that, in turn, are implemented by appropriate Town departments.

Planning Commission

The Planning Commission (PC) makes decisions regarding vision, growth, development and zoning for Thompson’s Station in accordance with the Town’s adopted Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Ordinance.

Parks and Recreation Advisory Board

The Parks & Rec. Advisory Board gives guidance and planning assistance to the Board of Mayor and Aldermen as to the creation, operation and maintenance of parks and recreation facilities and/or recreation programs of the Town. Decisions pass to the Board of Mayor and Aldermen for final approval.

Utility Board

The Utility Board is a volunteer participation group that acts in an advisory capacity to the BOMA with respect to wastewater and other, non-wastewater related utility issues as may be requested.

Board of Zoning Appeals

The Board of Zoning Appeals arbitrates issues involving implementation of the Town’s zoning codes.