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EPD is receiving public comments on GRP Franklin’s NPDES permit renewal (wastewater permit renewal) until February 15, 2021

You can email your comments to: [email protected] Use “Public Notice No. 2021-01ML GRP Franklin” as your subject line to ensure that your email is forwarded to the correct officials.

A virtual public hearing on GRP Franklin’s permit renewal will be held on March 9, 2021, at 7:00 pm on the Zoom Platform. The log-in information is below:

Meeting ID: 968 8136 4173
Passcode: 572750
Dial in: 1-470-381-2552

Please see the following link for more detailed information about this EPD notice.


E911/EMA Director 

Franklin County is accepting applications for the position of E911/EMA Director. Applications will be accepted until the end of business hours on January 29, 2021.

Job Description & Application 


ATTENTION: Water Bills Now Available via Email
Go Paperless! The Franklin County Water System is excited to announce the launch of our quick and easy E-Bill notification for Water Bills. If you are interested in our convenient new program, enroll today! Feel free to complete the Customer Information Update Form, email us at [email protected], or come by the office. Share the news with your friends and neighbors so they don’t miss out on this new opportunity! Visit our Water Department Page for more information.

Franklin County Convenience Center Announcement:
Effective August 1, 2020, the Franklin County Convenience Center located at 4542 Harrison Bridge Road will no longer accept cash payment. The Convenience Center will only accept checks or credit cards with proper identification. Franklin County currently operates three recycling centers and one solid waste center.