Attn: Please be aware of the following closures due to flooding.


  • Aspen Grove Park
  • Bicentennial Park
  • Eastern Flank Battlefield
  • Fieldstone Farms Tunnels
  • Pinkerton Park


  • Lewisburg Pike at Carriage Park 
  • 3rd Ave N b/t N Margin – 4th Ave N
  • Del Rio at Cotton Lane
  • Chestnut @ Maple-REOPENED!
  • Evans @ Buford-REOPENED

Stay tuned for any road closures here and on City socials. 

Zoning Ordinance Update

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The City Planning & Sustainability Department is working with Town Planning & Urban Design Collaborative, LLC (TPUDC) to update the City Zoning Ordinance.  The goal of the update is to guide the type of high-quality, vibrant and sustainable development prescribed by Envision Franklin.  The key outreach event is called PlanapaloozaTM which is an ordinance demonstration and design process where stakeholders and the community are invited to work directly with a multidisciplinary consultant team. All public meetings will be held in the City Hall Training Room.  

Tuesday, February 19

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm: Opening Presentation and Hands-On Workshop

Wednesday, February 20

Focus Meetings covering the following topics:

8:30 am -- 9:30 am:   The Future of Cool Springs

10:00 am – 11:00 am:  Open Spaces and Natural Resources

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm:  Architecture and Design

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm:  Connectivity

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm:  Housing and Neighborhoods

*The training room will be open until 9:00 pm to allow the community an opportunity to provide input if they are unable to make the scheduled events. 

Thursday, February 21

8:30 am to 9:30 am: Downtown Franklin Focus Meeting

*The training room will be open all day until 9:00 pm where TPUDC’s planners will be testing prototypical urban design scenarios.

Friday, February 22

3:00 pm –4:00 pm: Work-In-Progress TPUDC Presentation

*The training room will remain open until noon to allow the community an opportunity to provide input if they are unable to make the scheduled events. 


For more information, please visit, contact Andrew Orr at 615-550-6741, or email For accommodations due to disabilities, contact the Human Resources Department at 615-791-3216, at least 24 hours prior to the meeting.