Welcome to the Town Clerk's Office
The Town Clerk assists the Town Manager with the preparation of materials, agenda, and other written documents for Board meetings as needed. The Clerk is responsible for adhering to the State’s open meetings and public records laws (NCGS 143 and NCGS Chapter 132 ) The Clerk also attends Town Council and Planning Board meetings, takes minutes, files records and minutes as required by laws. The Clerk also maintains the minute books and other official documents according to state archive requirements for the Town Council and Planning Board, in addition to maintaining and codifying the Town of Franklin Code of Ordinances on an ongoing basis. The Clerk provides a wide variety of information to employees and citizens regarding Town of Franklin records and ordinances.
For statutory duties of the Town Clerk please find NCGS 160A-171.
Contact the Town Clerk
Town Manager Town Clerk
PO Box 1479
Franklin, NC 28744-1479
Phone: (828) 524-2516 ext. 312
Forms & Downloads
» Record Retention & Disposition Schedule (PDF)
» Online Code of Ordinances (Opens in New Window)
» Public Records Request Form (PDF)