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Luzerne County, PA

A Zoned Community


Phone: 570-333-5131

Fax: 570-333-5950

Road Dept: 570-333-4111

Emergency 911

State Police Wyoming Barracks: 570-697-2000




Zoning Ordinance

Zoning Map

Subdivision And Land Development Ordinance

Animal Noise Nuisance
Communications Towers
Ingress To Township Roads
Open Burning Of Combustible Materials
Nuisance On Private Or Public Property Download The Form

Rental Of PropertyDownload The Form

Ordinance Admendments

A-1 Zoning
Communication Towers

StormwaterManagement Ordinance

Property Line and Township Right of Way


Franklin Township residents and property owners are reminded not to place encroachments, such as fences, landscaping timbers, trees, shrubs, or any other items within the Township street right-of-way.

Property owners need to be aware that they do not own up to the edge of the roadway. Street right-of-ways vary from thirty-three feet to fifty feet. Residents that are unsure of the width of their street may call the Township Office for further information.

Residents are also reminded that this area is not their property and that the Township has the authority to order removal or to remove, the encroachments from the street or road right-of-way.






Franklin Townshiip Organizations


Township Office:

477 Municipal Road

Dallas Pa 18612





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last updated 06/2009