Franklin, NC Public Works

Jay Gibson, Director
(828) 524-2516 ext. 398 or jaygibson@franklinnc.com

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Jay GibsonPublic Works Director

Welcome to the Town of Franklin's Public Works Department. Jay Gibson has served as the Town’s Public Works Director since 2001, and began his service to the Town in 1982. He is a graduate of Franklin High School, and holds his A Distribution License and his Collections II License. In addition to his duties as PW Director, Mr. Gibson serves on the North Carolina Rural Water Association Board of Directors.

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Public WOrksWhat We Do

Public Works provides the Town of Franklin with a variety of services including: daily operation of both the water and waste water plants, operation and maintenance of water and sewer collection & distribution systems (water & sewer lines), as well as meter reading. Town of Franklin Public Works also maintains sidewalks and several streets within the city limits. Crews remove snow in the winter and mow, edge and weed all Town owned properties in season.


Town of Franklin, NC Maintained Streets

The Town of Franklin, NC maintains hundreds of streets within the city limits. » Download List (PDF)

Town of Franklin, NC Utility Service Billing

Bills:
You can pay your water or sewer bill in person at Town Hall located at 95 East Main Street between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:55 p.m. Bills may also be mailed to: PO Box 1479, Franklin, NC 28744.

Billing questions:
For questions concerning your water or sewer bill contact (828) 369-5228 or (828) 524-2516, ext. 397.

Town of Franklin, NC Utility Service Requirements

Home Owners:
In order to obtain water & sewer service from the Town of Franklin, NC, Home Owners must complete the following forms and submit to Town Hall located at 95 East Main Street in Downtown Franklin.
- Application for Utility Service
- Valid Photo ID
- Copy of Deed or Settlement Statement

Renters:
In order to obtain water & sewer service from the Town of Franklin, NC, Renters must complete the following forms and submit to Town Hall located at 95 East Main Street in Downtown Franklin.
- Application for Utility Service
- Valid Photo ID
- Copy of Rental Agreement (or) Letter from Landlord
- $50.00 Water Deposit

Town of Franklin, NC Brush Pick-up

The Town of Franklin offers our residents the convenience of a Brush & Leaf PIck-up service. The rates are as follows:
- Brush - 1 load yearly - Free
- Brush Additional Loads - $50.00 per load
- Leaf Pick-up - 1 load yearly - Free (must be in plastic bags)

 

Water & Sewer Rates Residential

Size Min. Gallons Inside Outside
3/4 Inch 1,000 $16.40 $32.80
1 Inch 6,000 $54.60 $102.90
1.5 Inch 12,000 $92.85 $185.70
2 Inch 18,000 $152.90 $305.80
4 inch 24,000 $240.25 $480.50
6 Inch 30,000 $349.45 $698.90

Inside - Water Rate (per 1,000 gallons) - $2.80 | Sewer Rate (per 100 gallons) - $7.65 | Volume Charge - $0.39
Outside - Water Rate (per 1,000 gallons) - $5.60 | Sewer Rate (per 100 gallons) - $15.30 | Volume Charge - $0.60

Water & Sewer Rates Commercial

Size Min. Gallons Inside Outside
3/4 Inch 1,000 $21.85 $43.70
1 Inch 6,000 $71.00 $142.00
1.5 Inch 12,000 $120.15 $240.30
2 Inch 18,000 $185.65 $371.30
4 inch 24,000 $294.85 $589.70
6 Inch 30,000 $404.05 $808.10

Inside - Water Rate (per 1,000 gallons) - $3.30 | Sewer Rate (per 100 gallons) - $8.25 | Volume Charge - $0.39
Outside - Water Rate (per 1,000 gallons) - $6.60 | Sewer Rate (per 100 gallons) - $16.50 | Volume Charge - $0.77

Water & Sewer Tap Fee Schedule

  Size/Other Inside Outside
Water 3/4 Inch $1,200 $2,400
Water 1 Inch $1,500 $3,000
Water 2 Inch* $2,000 $4,000
Water 4 Inch* $2,750 $5,500
Water 6 inch* $3,300 $6,600
Water 8 Inch* $3,850 $7,700
Water Crossing Road (Punch) $300 $600
Water Cutting Road $500 $1,000
Sewer 4 Inch $880 $1,760
Sewer 6 Inch $1,100 $2,200
Sewer 8 Inch $1,320 $2,640
Sewer Cutting Road $500 $1,000

Availability Fee Schedule

  Meter Size Water Sewer
Size/Fee 3/4 Inch $700 $1,100
Size/Fee 1 Inch $1,750 $2,750
Size/Fee 2 Inch $5,600 $8,800
Size/Fee 3 Inch $10,500 $16,500
Size/Fee 4 Inch $17,500 $27,500
Size/Fee 6 inch $42,000 $66,000
Size/Fee 8 Inch $52,500 $82,500
Size/Fee 10 Inch $70,000 $100,000
Size/Fee 12 Inch $87,500 $137,500

Miscellaneous Charges

  Meter Size Water Sewer
Reconnection Fee 3/4 Inch $50 $75
Reconnection Fee Larger than 3/4 Inch $75 $100
Water Deposit   $50