As of Monday, April 6th, Franklin County Planning & Inspections Department will be offering an online permitting process through Viewpoint. Please use this portal for all zoning and building permits. Click here for more information.
*Please be advised that beginning on March 19, 2020, the Planning & Inspections Department will be closed to the public. Staff can be accessed via phone, email or appointment only under special circumstances during normal business hours. All inspections will be performed as normal while the issuance of new permits will be conducted through the online portal.*
PLANNING DEPARTMENT MISSION STATEMENT
The Franklin County Planning Department strives to achieve excellence while fulfilling its role as administrator and advisor to the County Manager and governing body on land use, planning, zoning, subdivision, code enforcement and other regulatory programs to guide future growth and development within the county. Our commitment to excellence goes beyond our obligations to staff and elected officials.
We are committed to providing quality services to all citizens through innovation, continuous improvement, determination and excellence in customer service. We strongly believe in a community-oriented comprehensive planning approach and welcome any comments, concerns, or suggestions that citizens would like to offer.
INSPECTIONS DEPARTMENT MISSION STATEMENT
The Franklin County Inspections Department strives to achieve excellence in all facets of building inspections through providing timely, efficient and thorough building inspections. We are committed to providing quality services to all citizens through innovation, continuous improvement, determination and excellence in customer service. We believe that through education and cooperation, we can and will build positive working relationships within the building community, consumers, and citizens alike.
Our primary mission is to safeguard the public, promote the health, safety, and welfare of Franklin County through enforcement of the North Carolina Building Code. We believe in equitable treatment for all individuals regardless of circumstances and strive to enforce all building codes in a fair and considerate manner.
***Please note: The portal above is for green street-name signs only. All other roadway signage (stop, warning, yield, speed limit, regulatory, etc.) must be reported to the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) or your Homeowners Association (HOA).***