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For exceptions to certain requirements of the Unified Development Ordinance. Requires a public hearing and review by the Plan Commission and Board of Zoning & Building Appeals.
Area Exception Permit Application
Process of moving a building/structure from one parcel to another.
Building Move Application
Process for changes to the City of Franklin 2025 Comprehensive Master Plan.
Comprehensive Master Plan Amendment Application
Allows for a general staff review and comments from the Common Council. Only preliminary plans are required.
Concept Review Application
Process of creating no more than 4 parcels of land.
Certified Survey Map Application
The second step to creating a subdivision of 4 or more parcels of land.
Final Subdivision Plat Application
Final Condominium Plat Application
For property owners who would like to run low intensity businesses out of their home.
Home Occupation Application
UDO Section 15-3.0802(F)
UDO Section 15-3.0802(G)
Process of combining two parcels of land to be used as though they were one parcel without regard to lot lines for development purposes.
Land Combination Application
For minor changes to a site or building. Requires staff approval only.
Minor Site Plan Amendment Application
For appeals from the decision of the Zoning Administrator and the Building Inspector with regard to accessory buildings 150 square feet or less in area, decks and fences.
Minor Variance Application
Minor Variance Findings/Factors
Questions for Applicant
Affidavit for Minor Variance
For miscellaneous processes.
For exceptions to Unified Development Ordinance natural resources protection standards. Requires a public hearing and review by the Environmental Commission, Plan Commission, and Common Council.
Natural Resource Special Exception Application
Questions & Answer Form
Planned Development Districts create a new zoning district which is approved similar to the rezoning process.
Planned Development District (PDD) Application
For correcting errors on plats.
Plat Affidavit of Correction Application
Process of creating more than 4 parcels of land.
Preliminary Plat Application
A proposed change from one zoning district to another.
For requests to vacate public right-of-way.
Right-of-Way Vacation Application
For exceptions to certain requirements of the Municipal Code Sign Ordinance. Requires a public hearing and review by the Board of Zoning & Building Appeals.
Sign Code Variance & Appeals Application
For approval of signage specifically for a subdivision, residential, PDD 7, and PDD 18. All other commercial signage is approved through the Inspection Department.
Sign Review Application
For developments that are permitted in their respective zoning district. Requires review and approval by the Plan Commission only.
Site Plan/Site Plan Amendment Application
For developments that are permitted as a special use in their respective zoning district. Requires a public hearing held by the Plan Commission and Common Council review and approval.
Special Use/Special Use Amendment
Allows for the temporary use of commercial lands.
Process for modifying text within the Unified Development Ordinance.
UDO Text Amendment Application
For exceptions to certain requirements of the Unified Development Ordinance. Requires a public hearing and review by the Board of Zoning & Building Appeals.
Variance & Appeals Application
Variance Findings/Factors-Land Division
For permitted uses/businesses which are moving into an existing building.
Zoning Compliance Application
Community Development Authority
Economic Development Commission
Board of Zoning & Building Appeals
Quarry Monitoring Committee