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Permits/Licenses

Click on the following permits and licenses for further information, requirements, and applications.  Where appropriate, links to the relevant part of the Municipal Code referencing the particular permit and/or license have also been provided.  The City of Franklin does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in its programs or activities.

Alarm Permit

At least 10 days prior to the installation of an intrusion alarm system, a fire, smoke, water flow and heat detection alarm system, or local alarm system, the owner or lessee seeking to install the system shall apply for an alarm permit.

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Ball Field Reservation Permit

Ball field reservations are available from April 1 until July 31 of each year.

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Bartender Operator's License

A Bartender Operator's License is required in order to serve fermented malt beverages and intoxicating liquor.

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Building Permits Issued by Inspection Services

Building Permits are required for 1 & 2 family dwellings; new construction, additions, & alterations of commercial, industrial, institutional, and multi-family dwellings; garages/accessory buildings; decks, fences, and pools; plumbing, electrical, HVAC work; reroofing and residing; signs; foundation repair; moving or demolition; occupancy, etc.

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Business/Development Permits

Applications and Information to assist residents, business owners, potential developers, or other interested individuals in understanding and working within the City's Development Process.

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Door-To-Door Sales Transient Merchant Permit

A license is required for any transient merchant to engage in door to door sales within the City of Franklin.

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Entertainment & Amusement Permits

Information and applications pertaining to a Temporary Entertainment and Amusement Permit, an Extraordinary Entertainment & Special Event Permit, and a Temporary Food License for a Special Event.

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Non-Intoxicating & Soda/Water Beverage License

A Class D License is required to possess, sell, or offer for sale non-intoxicating water or soda beverages.

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Open Burning Permit

An Open Burning Permit allows a residential owner to burn in accordance with Chapter 133-17.E.(3) of the Franklin Municipal Code from April 1 to June 15 and October 15 to November 30.

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St. Martins Fair Permits

To sell or entertain at the St. Martins Labor Day Weekend fair, vendors and entertainers must fill out an application to obtain a permit from the City of Franklin.

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