Franklin County Code of Ordinances
Adopted 2013

Code of Ordinances by Section

Table of Contents

Title I. Organization and Structure 

1.1 Organization of the Board of Supervisors
1.2 Industrial Tax Credits
1.3 Special Assessment Reimbursement Fee
1.4 Local Option Sales and Services Tax
1.5 Acceptance and Reporting of Gifts
1.6 Highway 65 Urban Renewal Area
1.7 Chapin Urban Revitalization Area
1.8 Northern Pipe Urban Renewal Area
1.9 Repealed by Iowa Acts 2008 House File 2663
1.10 Assessment of Wind Energy Conversion Property
1.11 Dows Urban Renewal Are
1.12 Whispering Willow Urban Renewal Area
1.13 Bradford Revitalization Area
1.14 Latham Hi-Tech Seed Revitalization Area

Title II. Public Services

2.1 Reserved

Title III. Business and Occupations

3.1 Junkyards

Title IV. Streets, Roads, Public Ways, and Transportation

4.1 Secondary Road Right-of-Way
4.2 Uniform Rural Address
4.3 Snow Policy
4.4 Snow Removal Regulation
4.5 Utility Line Installation
4.6 Area Service System B Road Classification
4.7 Area Service System C Road Classification
4.8 Animal Safety

Title V. Public Order, Safety, and Health

5.1 Conservation Officers – Authority
5.2 Nuisances
5.3 Public Activities
5.4 Litter – Public Places
5.5 Hazardous Substances
5.6 Solid Waste
5.7 Yard Waste
5.8 Drug Paraphernalia
5.9 Residency Restriction for Sex Offenders
5.10 Liability of a Landowner
5.11 Intentional Consumption or intentional intoxication from inhalation in public place
5.12 Social Host and Underage Consumption

Title VI. Property and Land Use

6.1 Zoning
Unofficial Franklin County Zoning Map Atlas
6.2 Subdivision
*Subdivision ordinance was updated 6/22/2009
6.3 Hampton Airport Height Zoning
6.4 Flood Plain Management
* Flood plain ordinance was updated 10/19/2009
Current Floodplain Inundation Reference Map Atlas (2008)
1979 FHBM (Flood Hazard Boundary Map) Atlas

Title VII. Social and Human Services

7.1 Board of Health Regulations

Title VIII. Culture, Education, and Recreation

8.1 Conservation Board

Title IX. Franchises

9.1 Reserved

Title X. Administration

10.1 Recodification

County Code of Ordinances

The Franklin County Ordinances were updated and adopted in 2013.

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