Franklin County Planning Department

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Franklin County Planning Department Contact Information

View Address, Phone Number, and Hours for Franklin County Planning Department, a Building Department, at South Main Street, Ottawa KS.

Franklin County Planning Department
1428 South Main Street, Ste 5
Ottawa, Kansas, 66067
Mon-Fri 7:00 AM-3:30 PM

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About the Franklin County Planning Department

The Franklin County Planning Department, located in Ottawa, Kansas, ensures the construction of safe buildings, primarily through the development and enforcement of building codes. The Building Department establishes building codes and standards for the construction of buildings and addresses virtually all aspects of construction, including design requirements, building materials, parking, resistance to natural disasters, and trades such as electric and plumbing.

You may contact the Department of Buildings for questions about:
  • Franklin County building codes and ordinances
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  • Zoning regulations and ordinances in Franklin County, Kansas
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Franklin County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Franklin County Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings, Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year, Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics, Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics, and Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Franklin County Residential Housing Units
 Franklin CountyKansas
Total Housing Units11,2131,259,647
Occupied Housing Units9,897 (88.3%)1,121,943 (89.1%)
Franklin County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Franklin CountyKansas
Single-Family Detached Homes7,657 (77.4%)829,981 (74.0%)
Single-Family Attached Homes129 (1.3%)53,090 (4.7%)
2 Apartments142 (1.4%)25,724 (2.3%)
3 or 4 Apartments147 (1.5%)36,681 (3.3%)
5 to 9 Apartments223 (2.3%)41,676 (3.7%)
10 or More Apartments537 (5.4%)88,695 (7.9%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing1,062 (10.7%)46,096 (4.1%)
Franklin County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Franklin CountyKansas
2014 or Later22 (0.2%)7,705 (0.7%)
2010 to 201376 (0.8%)23,424 (2.1%)
2000 to 20091,376 (13.9%)134,715 (12.0%)
1980 to 19992,576 (26.0%)286,124 (25.5%)
1960 to 19792,287 (23.1%)290,925 (25.9%)
1940 to 19591,367 (13.8%)208,283 (18.6%)
1939 or Earlier2,193 (22.2%)170,767 (15.2%)
Franklin County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Franklin CountyKansas
1 Room249 (2.5%)18,366 (1.6%)
2 or 3 Rooms484 (4.9%)92,994 (8.3%)
4 or 5 Rooms3,915 (39.6%)347,083 (30.9%)
6 or 7 Rooms3,164 (32.0%)350,256 (31.2%)
8 or More Rooms2,085 (21.1%)313,244 (27.9%)
Franklin County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Franklin CountyKansas
No Bedroom252 (2.5%)20,200 (1.8%)
1 Bedroom533 (5.4%)99,715 (8.9%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms7,335 (74.1%)704,321 (62.8%)
4 or More Bedrooms1,777 (18.0%)297,707 (26.5%)
Franklin County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Franklin CountyKansas
With Complete Plumbing Facilities9,779 (98.8%)1,117,473 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities9,723 (98.2%)1,110,377 (99.0%)