Planning & Zoning Department
Welcome to the Franklin County Planning and Zoning Department Website
The Planning and Zoning Department is dedicated to providing professional and courteous assistance to all citizens and visitors with the various land use regulations that affect the built environment in Franklin County. Staff will be pleased to provide information on zoning, subdivision regulations, floodplain regulations and other development rules regarding the unincorporated areas of Franklin County. The department strives to provide sound land use guidance and services to all interested parties with interactions with the Franklin County Regional Planning Commission, the Franklin County Board of Zoning Appeals, the Board of Commissioners, Industrial Board, other County departments, E-911 Address Services, TN State departments, and Federal regulatory agencies. The department’s Staff utilizes modern planning tools such as a fully capable GIS system; cooperates with other GIS capable users; and pursues continuing education.
In addition, the department also assists interested parties with the Franklin County Growth Plan, information on Planning Regions, and information on Building Codes.