City of Oak Ridge Boards and Commissions are authorized by City Council. At present, there are 17 such boards and commissions in the City, but Council can create other boards as it deems necessary.

Oak Ridge residency is required for appointment to a City Board or Commission unless otherwise specified by City Code. The City holds a mid-year and end-of-year election for expiring terms of City Boards and Commissions.

View the January 2024 election notice (PDF)