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2014 Holiday Closing Schedule
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Franklin County
Fiscal Court
321 W. Main Street
Frankfort, KY 40601
502-875-8751 Phone
502-875-8755 Fax

Franklin County Court House.  Photo courtesy of Gene Burch.

Full Moon over Courthouse clock tower in downtown Frankfort.  Photo courtesy of Gene Burch.

Franklin County, Kentucky

Franklin County received its official charter on May 10, 1795, by act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The newly formed county was created from portions of Mercer, Shelby, and Woodford counties and named for Benjamin Franklin, early American patriot, inventor, diplomat, and signer of the Declaration of Independence.

Located in the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky with the state capital of Frankfort at its center, Franklin County has something for everyone, from the covered bridge at Switzer, to the natural beauty of the Kentucky River and Elkhorn Creek. There are rolling acres of bluegrass, farmland, distilleries, museums, and a wonderfully diverse selection of festivals, celebrations, and special events.

Our Community offers a wide range of employment and educational opportunities. Government and industry provide a diverse mix and stable economy for workers. The local school systems give students a wide range of choice in their education. Kentucky State University offers opportunities for higher education in a historic yet culturally diverse atmosphere. Our libraries are havens for casual readers, scholars, and genealogists.

Franklin County is a wonderful place to live, work and visit. Its rich heritage and history insure that both residents and visitors find a welcoming atmosphere. Please explore our website and enjoy all that our community has to offer.


Animal Composting - Frequently Asked Questions

Following are the most common questions we have been asked about animal composting. Please feel free to contact any of the individuals listed with additional questions or comments.

Frequently Asked Questions

Landfill Vouchers

Effective March 31, 2014 Franklin County and Republic Services will limit the number of free landfill vouchers to four (4) per resident per year. Residents can obtain vouchers beginning the Monday morning preceding each 'free dump' Saturday in person at:

Franklin County Judge/Executive Office
321 West Main Street
Monday - Friday; 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Free dump days typically occur on the first and third Saturdays of each month.

A Kentucky issued drivers license is required to obtain a voucher. The voucher recipient must be present in the vehicle in order to redeem the voucher.

This is a free service for Franklin County residents only. Contractors are not eligible for free dumping on Saturdays.

If you have questions regarding the voucher program, please call:

Benson Valley Landfill
(502) 227-7305
Report Litterbugs

Report Litterbugs: 502-465-3055



Public Meeting Notices and Announcements

Fiscal Court Meeting
321 W. Main St.
Friday, April 18
Work Session 9:00 a.m.
Fiscal Court 10:00 a.m.

Bid Opportunities

No Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

No Opportunities

Employment Application

Proposed Animal Composting Facility

Frequently Asked Questions

Bluegrass Pipeline Project
  On July 15, 2013, members of the public in attendance at a meeting of Franklin County Fiscal Court posed questions to Mr. Wendell Hunt, Strategic Outreach Business Partner of the Bluegrass Pipeline Project.  Mr. Hunt has returned these responses to the Franklin county Judge/Executive's Office and are posted here for the public to access.
Bluegrass Pipeline Q & A


Request for Public Records

To request documents under the Open Records Act, complete the Request for Public Records form.

Request for Public Records Form

All requests for open records should be made by U.S. Mail, fax, or in person.

All requests must contain the requestor’s name printed legibly (or typed), and signature.

Due to possible employee absences and/or business at hand that may delay the reading of e-mails, Franklin County does not accept open records requests via e-mail.


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Last Updated 4/8/2014
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