County Ordinances

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Adjustment – Board of Adjustment, created, joint city-county, 1989-03-24

Adjustment – Board of Adjustment, reimbursement, and compensation of members 2008-12-29

Administrative Code – Administrative Code 

Adult – Adult entertainment establishments, regulations and licensing 2006-09-01

Agreement – Agreement with City to provide financing for industrial park sites 1998-02-24

Alcohol – Alcoholic Beverages, licensing of businesses involved in sale 2018-12-06; 18-2018

Alcohol – Hours of Sale 2018-06-15

Alcohol – Mandatory responsible beverage server training 2006-03-16

Alcohol – Sale of souvenir packages at any licensed distillery on Sundays 2018-06-15

Alcohol – Sampling at any licensed distillery on Sundays 2018-06-15

Alcohol – Sunday sales for hotels, motels, convention centers, restaurants, etc. 2018-06-15. 2018-06-15

Animals – Barking dog 1984-07-19

Animals – Dog owner’s duties to maintain and keep animals under control 2018-02-22

Animals – Possession-keeping exotic-protected wildlife and dangerous species 2000-06-29

Auto – Nuisance, partially dismantled, wrecked, junked, discarded, non-operating 2005-09-02

Auto Dealer – Temporary Off-site Sale or Display Events of Motor Vehicles by Dealers 2004-10-21

Beverage – Mandatory responsible beverage server training 2006-03-16

Boards – Board of Adjustment, created, joint city-county 1989-03-24

Boards – Board of Adjustment, reimbursement and compensation of members 2008-12-29; 9-2008

Boards – CCEIDA, establishing joint, amendment 2018-02-02; 05-2018

Boards – Franklin Co Industrial Development Authority, creation 1989-05-12; 40-1989

Boards – Franklin County Industrial Development Authority, revolving loan fund 1999-04-15; 03-1999

Boards – Planning Commission created, joint city-county 1989-03-24

Boards – Planning Commission, reimbursement and compensation of members 2008-12-29

Boards – Tourist and Convention Commission, creating joint Frankfort-Franklin County 1988-06-10

Bonds – Sale and issuance of dedicated tax revenue refunding bonds, Grand Theatre 2015-10-27

Budget – Fiscal Year 2015-2016

Budget – Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Amendment 1

Budget – Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Amendment 2

Budget – Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Amendment 3

Budget – Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Amendment 4

Budget – Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Amendment 5

Budget – Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Ordinance 5

Budget – Fiscal Year 2016-2017

Budget – Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Amendment 1

Budget – Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Amendment 2

Budget – Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Amendment 3

Budget – Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Amendment 3-2

Budget – Fiscal Year 2016-2017, 9-2016

Budget – Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Amendment 1

Budget – Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Amendment 2

Budget – Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Amendment 3

Budget – Fiscal Year 2017-2018

Budget – Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Ordinance 9

Budget – Fiscal Year 2018-2019

Budget – Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Amendment 1

Budget – Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Amendment 2

Budget – Fiscal Year 2019-2020

Campers – Abatement of nuisances, mobile or manufactured homes, campers 2005-09-02; 14-2005

Car – Nuisance, partially dismantled, wrecked, junked, discarded, non-operating 2005-09-02; 14-2005

Car – Off-site sale or display events of motor vehicles by dealer 2004-10-21; 16-2004

CCEIDA – Establishment of CCEIDA, amendment 2018-02-02; 05-2018

Cell Towers – Wireless communication facilities (cell towers) 2009-11-12; 6-2009

Comprehensive Plan – Comprehensive Plan, adopting goals and policies for update to 2007-04-06; 5-2007

Conservation – Millage Tax for Soil Conservation District on all real property 2003-06-19; 10-2003

Conservation – Water conservation (advisory, alert or emergency phases) 1988-07-29; 19-1988

Construction – Erosion protection and sediment control 2018-01-09; 1-2018

Construction – Illicit discharge control 2018-01-09; 3-2018

Construction – Post-construction stormwater runoff 2018-01-09; 2-2018

Construction Fire New fire house, general obligation lease agreement 2015-09-24; 6-2015

Dealer, Auto – Off-site sale or display events of motor vehicles by dealer 2004-10-21; 16-2004

Debt General obligation lease agreement, new fire station construction 2015-09-24; 6-2015

Distillery – Craft distilleries and small farm wineries 2010-05-21; 3-2010

Distillery – Sale of souvenir packages at any licensed distillery of Sundays, 2011-12-08

Distillery – Sampling at any licensed distillery on Sundays 2011-12-08

Districts – Reapportionment of magisterial districts 2011-08-26

Dog – Barking dog 2018-02-22

Dog – Dog owner’s duties to maintain and keep animals under control 2018-02-22

E-911 – Enhanced 911 emergency telephone service, establishment 1991-03-08

Employees – Administrative Code

Entertainment – Adult entertainment establishments, regulations and licensing 2006-09-01

EPAD – Creating Frankfort/Franklin County Energy Project Assessment District 2019-03-12

Erosion – Erosion protection and sediment control 2018-01-09

Ethics – Code of Ethics 2014-07-11

Fair Housing – Adopting HUD Fair Housing Provisions 1991-03-29; 3-1991

Farmdale – Farmdale sanitation district, establish 2004-02-06; 4-2004

FC-IDA – Establishing a revolving fund for FC Industrial Development Authority 1999-04-15; 3-1999

FC-IDA – Industrial Development Authority, the creation of 1989-05-12; 40-1989

Fees – 2017-11-2; 8-2017

Fire – Open-burning ban in Franklin County 1986-10-03; 8-1986

Fire – Firehouse construction, new 15-09-24; 6-2015

Firefighter-Position of Firefighter, qualifications, and requirements for applicants

Flood – Flood control administrator 2012-03-01; 3-2012

Flood – Flood prevention ordinance 2012-03-01; 3-2012

Flood – Flood prevention ordinance-amendment, Article 3, Section B, Special Flood Hazard Areas 2013-05-17; 3-2013

Funding – Franklin County Industrial Development Authority, revolving loan fund 1999-04-15; 3-1999

Garbage – Solid waste, regulating storage and disposal 1990-08-10; 7-1990

Gold- Periodic reports of purchases by persons, pawnbrokers 1981-03-10; 1981

Grand Theatre – Grand Theatre, additional transient room tax 2015-10-27; 8-2015

Grand Theatre – Grand Theatre, sale, and issuance of dedicated tax revenue refunding bonds 2015-10-27; 9-2015

Grass – Grass and weed control 2018-07-19; 13-2018

Haz-Mat – Haz-Mat WMD cost recovery regulations 2003-05-15; 7-2003

Haz-Mat – Haz-Mat WMD team, establishing 2003-05-15; 6-2003

Home Occupations – Zoning Regulations 2012-03-01; 4-2012

Housing – Adopting HUD Fair Housing Provisions 1991-03-29

HUD – Adopting HUD Fair Housing Provisions 1991-03-29

Industrial – Industrial Development Authority, the creation of Franklin County IDA 1989-05-12

Industrial – Industrial Park Sites, financing for acquisition, improvement and development 1998-02-24

Insurance – Insurance premium tax 2006-12-01

Jewelry – Periodic reports of purchases by persons, pawnbrokers 1981-03-05

Landfill – Exclusive use zone for landfill, setback distance of 750 feet 2002-05-03

Landfill – License fee, offsite waste management facilities and solid waste landfills 2004-10-01

Licensing – License fee, offsite waste management facilities and solid waste landfills 2004-10-01; 15-2004

Licensing – Adult entertainment establishments, regulations and licensing 2006-09-01

Licensing – Imposing license fees on business, occupations, and professions – Amended 2016-03-31 Ord #4-2016

Licensing Occupational license fees, rules and regulations  – Amended 2016-03-31 Ord #4-2016

Licensing Occupational tax – Amended 2016-03-31 Ord #4-2016

Metals – Periodic reports of purchases by persons, pawnbrokers 1981-03-10; 1981

Millage Tax – Millage Tax for Soil Conservation District on all real property 2003-06-19; 10-2003

Minors – Explicit sexual materials, prohibit dissemination-display to minors 1978-07-01; 1978

Misc – Conservation of water shortage during an advisory, alert or emergency 1988-07-29; 19-1988

Misc – Control of backflow and cross connections to protect public potable water supply 1991-03-29; 4-1991

Misc – Movement of over width, over length, over-dimensioned vehicles, objects, etc. 1989-06-23; 44-1989

Misc – Orphan roads – minimum standards of construction 2006-09-01; 9-2006

Misc – Prohibit dissemination, display of explicit sexual materials to minors 1978-07-01; 1978

Misc – Reapportionment of magisterial districts 2011-08-26; 7-2011

Misc – Roads – minimum standards of construction for orphan 2006-09-01; 9-2006

Misc – Temporary off-site sale or display events of motor vehicles by dealers 2004-10-21; 16-2004

Mobile Home – Abatement of nuisances, mobile or manufactured homes, campers 2005-09-02; 14-2005

Moratorium – Establishing property assessment and reassessment moratorium 2016-06-24; 12-2016

Nuisance – Grass and weed control 2018-07-19; 13-2018

Nuisances – Abatement of nuisances, mobile or manufactured homes, campers 2005-09-02; 14-2005

Nuisances – Property, buildings, land, lumber, junk, trash, debris, etc. 2005-09-02; 14-2005

Numbering – Numbering of structures 1998-03-20; 6-1998

Occupational – Occupational license fees, rules and regulations 2016-07-01 – Amended 2016-03-31 Ord #4-2016

Occupations – Home Occupations – zoning regulations 2012-03-01

Open Burning – Open-burning ban in Franklin County 1986-10-03

Pawnbroker – Periodic reports of purchases by persons, pawnbrokers 1981-03-10

Planning – Numbering of structures 1998-03-20

Property – 2018 Tax Rates, Property and 2019 Tax Rates, Motor Vehicle and Watercraft 2018-08-30

Property – Establishing property assessment and reassessment moratorium 2016-06-24

Property – Maintenance of property, duty of 2005-09-02

Regulations – Adult entertainment establishments, regulations and licensing 2006-09-01

Regulations Erosion protection and sediment control 2018-01-09; 1-2018

Regulations Flood control administrator, creating 2012-03-01; 3-2012

Regulations – Flood damage prevention ordinance 2012-03-01; 3-2012

Regulations – Illicit discharge control 2018-01-09; 3-2018

Regulations – Open-burning ban in Franklin County 1986-10-03; 8-1986

Regulations – Post-construction stormwater runoff 2018-01-09; 2-2018

Regulations – Sediment control and erosion protection 2018-01-09; 1-2018

Regulations – Wireless communication facilities (cell towers) 2009-11-12; 6-2009

Roads – Minimum standards of construction for maintenance by county 2006-09-01; 9-2006

Roads – Orphan Roads – Minimum standards of construction 2006-09-01; 9-2006

Roads – Over width, over length, over-dimensioned vehicles, objects, contrivance 1989-06-23; 44-1989

Sale – Off-site sale or display events of motor vehicles by dealer 2004-10-21; 16-2004

Sanitation – Farmdale sanitation district, establish 2004-02-06; 4-2004

Sediment – Sediment control and erosion protection 2018-01-09; 1-2018

Server – Mandatory responsible beverage service training 2006-03-16; 1-2006

Sewer – Farmdale sanitation district, establish 2004-02-06; 4-2004

Sewer – Mandatory sewer connection 2002-11-01; 12-2002

Sewer – Sewer use ordinance 2002-11-01; 12-2002

Sexual – Sexual materials, explicit; prohibit dissemination-display to minors 1978-07-01; 1978

Silver – Periodic reports of purchases by persons, pawnbrokers 1981-03-10; 1981

Smoking – Regulating smoking of tobacco products in buildings open to general public, 2012-05-04

Soil Conservation – Millage Tax for Soil Conservation District on all real property 2003-06-19

Solid Waste – Adopting area solid waste management plan 2008-2012 update (Resolution) 2007-09-28

Solid Waste – Landfill, exclusive use zone for, 2002-05-03

Solid Waste – Solid waste, regulating storage and disposal

Species – Possession-keeping exotic, protected wildlife and dangerous species 2000-06-29

Speed Limit – Reduction of Speed Limit of Swallowfield Road 2019-03-28

Stormwater – Erosion protection and sediment control 2018-01-09

Stormwater – Illicit discharge control 2018-01-09

Stormwater – Post-construction stormwater runoff 2018-01-09

Stormwater – Stormwater management review fees, Zoning and 2009-05-08

Tax – Insurance premium tax 2006-12-01; 16-2006

Tax – Millage Tax for Soil Conservation District on all real property 2003-06-19; 10-2003

Tax – Transient room tax, imposing 1988-06-10; 12-1988

Tax Occupational tax  – Amended 2016-03-31 Ord #4-2016

Tax Transient room tax, imposing, additional, Grand Theatre 2015-10-27; 8-2015

Tax – Tax Rates, Property and 2019 Tax Rates, Motor Vehicle and Watercraft 2018-08-30; 16-2018

Telephone – Cell phone, wireless communication facilities, zoning 2009-11-12; 6-2009

Telephone – Enhanced 911 emergency telephone service, establishment 1991-03-08; 1-1991

Tourist – Tourist and Convention Commission, creating joint Frankfort-Franklin County 1988-06-10; 12-1988

Training – Mandatory responsible beverage server training 2006-03-16; 1-2006

Transient – Transient room tax, imposing 1988-06-10; 12-1988

Transient – Additional transient room tax, Grand Theatre 2015-10-27; 8-2015

Trash – Solid waste, regulating storage and disposal 1990-08-10; 17-1990

Vehicles – Nuisance, partially dismantled, wrecked, junked, discarded, non-operating 2005-09-02; 14-2005

Vehicles – Off-site sale or display events of motor vehicles by dealer 2004-10-21; 16-2004

Vehicles – Over width, over length, over-dimensioned vehicles, objects, contrivance 1989-06-23; 44-1989

Waste – License fee offsite waste management facilities and solid waste landfills 2004-10-01; 15-2004

Waste – Solid waste, regulating storage and disposal; provide penalties 1990-08-10; 17-1990

Wastewater – Wastewater collection (sewer use ordinance) 2001-07-19; 14-2001

Water – Conservation of water shortage 1988-07-29

Water – Water supply, Control of backflow and cross connections to protect 1991-03-29

Weeds – Weed and grass control 2018-07-19

Wildlife – Possession-keeping exotic-protected wildlife and dangerous species 2000-06-29

Wineries – Craft distilleries and small farm wineries 2010-05-21

Wireless – Wireless communication facilities (cell towers) 2009-11-12

WMD – WMD Hazardous materials cost recovery regulations 2003-05-15

WMD – WMD-HAZ-MAT team, establishing 2003-05-15

Zoning – Cell towers 2009-11-12

Zoning – Craft distilleries and small farm wineries 2010-05-21

Zoning – Home occupations 2012-03-01; 4-2012

Zoning – Landfill, exclusive use zone for; setback distance of 750 feet 2002-05-03; 3-2002

Zoning – Stormwater and Zoning management review fees 2009-05-08; 1-2009

Zoning – Wineries, small farm, and craft distilleries 2010-05-21; 3-2010

Zoning – Wireless communication facilities (cell towers) 2009-11-12; 6-2009

Zoning – Zoning and stormwater management review fees 2009-05-08; 1-2009