Residents of the country usually experience more problems when the elements and earth turn unfriendly. Here are some thoughts for you to consider:

This information is by no means exhaustive. There are other issues that you may encounter that we have overlooked and we encourage you to be vigilant in your duties to explore and examine those things that could cause your move to be less than you expect. We at the Franklin County Planning Department will be happy to answer any questions you may have. We have offered these comments in the sincere hope that they can help you enjoy your decision to reside in the country.

Helpful Telephone Numbers

Franklin County

  • Planning Department: 509-545-3521
  • Building Department: 509-545-3523
  • Public Works: 509-545-3514
  • County Assessor: 509-545-3506
  • Benton-Franklin Health District: 509-582-7761
  • Burn Control Program: 509-545-3586
  • Cooperative Extension: 509-545-3511

Washington State

  • Department of Health: 509-586-5846
  • Department of Ecology: 509-456-2926
  • Department of Fish/Wildlife: 509-456-4082