The utility payment dropbox on Second Avenue is inoperable until further notice. Please make payments inside City Hall between 8am and 5pm.  There is free 15 minute parking outside the office between the 2nd Ave. parking garage and city hall.  You can also make payments online at  or set up a bank draft by calling 615-794-4572.  We apologize for the inconvenience.

Engineering Development Services

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The Engineering Department requires that infrastructure is designed and constructed using state and national standards. The Department continues to review and update its standards and specifications in order to ensure that all infrastructure in the City is of the highest quality.

Construction and Development

Approved Surety Calculator

Standard Land Acquisition Agreement


Grading Permit Only

Stormwater Management & Grading Permit (SWG)

Water & Sewer Infrastructure Installation Permit

Critical Lot Peer-Reviewed Certification Documents

**Update** Grading Permit application required at submittal

Application Process Guide

Builder Certification Statement

Hold Harmless Letter

Critical Lot Site Plan Checklist


Connect Franklin A Comprehensive Transportation Network Plan August 2016

Franklin Transportation & Street Technical Standards UPDATED 7/1/2017

Standard Drawings

Typical Sections

ROW & Access Data Chart & General Notes

General Notes for Traffic Signal Construction

Apparatus Autoturn


**Qualified Local Program Status Information**

2016 Stormwater BMP Manual

Water Quality Calculation Tool

Stormwater Management Ordinance 2017-41

Standard Construction Documents

Post Construction & Maintenance

Urban Riparian Buffer Handbook

Infiltration Testing (City of Franklin)

Water & Sewer

Water & Sewer Specifications and Details

Water & Sewer General Notes & Data Charts 

Water and/or Sewer Availability Form

Resolution Adopting Policies and Procedures for Development of Reclaimed Water System

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