- Planning & Building
Planning & Building
The Franklin County Planning and Building Department strives to assure quality in the construction and land development process by effective administration of a multitude of local, state, and federal building and land use codes. The Planning and Building Department is guided by and committed to excellent public participation, customer service, and helping attain the highest possible quality of life for all Franklin County citizens.
The primary responsibilities of the Planning and Building Department are the administration of construction permitting and inspection, land use permitting and long range planning, code enforcement, business registration, outdoor burning regulations and the implementation of local fire codes. The Department is also responsible for undertaking special projects assigned by the Board of County Commissioners and the County Administrator.
The Franklin County Planning and Building Department provides professional support to the Franklin County Planning Commission, the Board of County Commissioners and the County Administrator.
Shoreline Master Plan Update 2023
Franklin County Planning and Building Department is in the process of updating the Shoreline Master Plan (SMP) for 2023. A public hearing for the SMP update will be held on Tuesday, April 11, 2023 at 6:30 PM at the Franklin County Courthouse in the Commissioner's Room at 1016 N. 4th Ave., Pasco, WA 99301.
Below is a link to the EZview Webpage for Franklin County's SMP update, where the proposed SMP documents can be viewed, along with additional information about upcoming meetings and events:
Shoreline Management Plan 2023 EZview Webpage