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City of Franklin, Wisconsin


All City of Franklin buildings are open to the public.

  • If business can be completed online, we encourage residents to do so by visiting the respective department web pages or contacting the specific department via phone or email.
  • Please follow these updated COVID-19 recommendations:
    • Stay home if you are feeling ill.
    • Masks are encouraged indoors for those that are not vaccinated.
    • Maintain physical distancing from others when possible.


The Franklin Health Department is working with our local, County, and State partners to assure COVID-19 vaccines are available and accessible to all individuals over the age of 16.  For the most up-to-date information on vaccine providers in our area, visit to search by provider, location, and vaccine type.  Please continue to monitor this website and the Health Department's Facebook page for updates on vaccine availability.

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Fire & Police Spaghetti Dinner - October 21, 2021

The 23rd Annual Franklin Fire & Police Spaghetti Dinner will take place Thursday, October 21st, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Root River Center, 7220 W. Rawson Avenue.  Dinner includes salad, spaghetti, garlic bread, and beverage.  Tickets available at the door.  All raffle proceeds will go to local fire and police charities.

Franklin Unified Development Ordinance Rewrite

The City in concert with planning consultants Houseal Lavigne and Birchline Planning is preparing a comprehensive rewrite of the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO).  Information regarding the process, news and updates, how to get involved, and any documents related to the process (posted periodically) can be found at this website

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE RESIDENTIAL BRUSH DROP-OFF AND RECYCLING CENTER AT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS IS CLOSED FOR THE REMAINDER OF 2021.  Please see the Trash & Recycling Instructions for hours and locations for the Waste Management Metro Landfill for brush, recycling, and trash disposal and the Milwaukee County Hazardous Waste for acceptable hazardous waste disposal.

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Current Job Openings: Director of Finance & Treasurer, Building Inspector, Dispatcher, Equipment Operator (2 positions), Firefighter/Paramedic, Experienced Police Patrol Officer See details.

Mayor's Recommended 2022 Budget

The Mayor's Recommended 2022 Budget was presented to the Common Council on September 21, 2021 where it was forwarded to the Finance Committee for its review.

Trick or Treat Observance

Sunday, October 31, 2021, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

2021 Preliminary Assessments

View 2021 preliminary assessed values by street or parcel order for the City of Franklin, Wisconsin.

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