The Construction Department is accountable for permitting, inspecting and monitoring many building and construction projects, including new / temporary buildings, additions, renovations, and demolitions.
Access information about local fire departments in the Franklin Township area, including contact information.
The Municipal Clerk acts as secretary for Franklin Township and the Township Committee, serves as chief registrar, accepts applications for licenses and permits, and manages township records.
Franklin Joint Municipal Court serves Franklin Township and Buena Borough, and shares services with Newfield Borough Municipal Court. It is an independent branch of government constitutionally entrusted with the fair and just resolution of disputes in order to preserve the rule of law and to protect the rights and liberties guaranteed by the constitution and laws of the United States and this state.
Planning & Zoning
The Planning and Zoning Department provides advice and direction on a wide variety of land use issues, from adjusting lot lines and preparing a property for subdivision and development to processing requests for use and density variances.
The Franklin Township Police Department is responsible for the safety of our 56-square mile township. In addition, and thanks to a shared services agreement, Franklin Township police also patrol the neighboring boroughs of Buena and Newfield.
Read about information concerning trash collection and recycling services in Franklin Township.
The Tax Collector arranges the billing and collection of all real estate taxes and maintaining all billing records, tax collections, municipal and third party tax liens, and results of tax appeals.
The Township Administrator coordinates the day-to-day operations of Franklin Township.