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Long Range Planning

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The Long Range Planning Division is charged with the following responsibilities:

  • Providing recommendations about future land use and development based on Franklin's Land Use Plan and other guiding city documents
  • Assisting the Franklin Municipal Planning Commission in periodic maintenance of the Land Use Plan, including major updates and amendments, and providing staff review of applicant requests for amendments
  • Conducting special studies and preparing reports and other community-based plans
  • Presenting various items and recommendations for consideration by the Franklin Planning Commission, Board of Mayor and Aldermen, and Sustainability Commission
  • Engaging the community in long-range planning initiatives through various committees, task forces, community groups, non-profits, and citizens

For questions regarding long-range planning initiatives, please contact Andrew Orr, Long Range Planning Supervisor, at or 615-550-6741.