Building Departments in Franklin, New Hampshire

There are 2 Building Departments in Franklin, New Hampshire, serving a population of 8,491 people in an area of 28 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 4,245 people, and 1 Building Department per 13 square miles.

In New Hampshire, Franklin is ranked 33rd of 311 cities in Building Departments per capita, and 43rd of 311 cities in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Franklin Building Departments

Find Franklin, New Hampshire building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Franklin Building Department and Zoning 59 West Bow Street Franklin, NH

Franklin Planning Department 316 Central Street Franklin, NH

About the Franklin Building Department

Building Departments in Franklin, NH are responsible for ensuring safe construction of buildings located in their jurisdictions. Building Departments create building codes and standards for building construction to ensure building safety. The Franklin DOB is involved in all aspects of construction, including zoning laws, design requirements, building materials, trade and professional license regulation.

You may contact the Building Department for questions about:
  • Franklin, New Hampshire building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Franklin building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Franklin, NH zoning laws and requirements

Franklin Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Franklin Residential Housing Units, 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, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Franklin Residential Housing Units
 FranklinMerrimack County
Total Housing Units4,30964,675
Occupied Housing Units3,760 (87.3%)57,843 (89.4%)
Franklin Occupied Residential Buildings
 FranklinMerrimack County
Single-Family Detached Homes2,230 (59.3%)37,085 (64.1%)
Single-Family Attached Homes15 (0.4%)2,944 (5.1%)
2 Apartments365 (9.7%)2,958 (5.1%)
3 or 4 Apartments451 (12.0%)3,214 (5.6%)
5 to 9 Apartments388 (10.3%)2,705 (4.7%)
10 or More Apartments199 (5.3%)5,556 (9.6%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing112 (3.0%)3,381 (5.8%)
Franklin Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 FranklinMerrimack County
2014 or Later70 (1.9%)594 (1.0%)
2010 to 201324 (0.6%)1,023 (1.8%)
2000 to 2009296 (7.9%)7,204 (12.5%)
1980 to 1999601 (16.0%)18,106 (31.3%)
1960 to 1979699 (18.6%)12,277 (21.2%)
1940 to 1959620 (620.0%)5,219 (5,219.0%)
1939 or Earlier1,450 (38.6%)13,420 (23.2%)
Franklin Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 FranklinMerrimack County
1 Room90 (2.4%)952 (1.6%)
2 or 3 Rooms2,267 (60.3%)39,961 (69.1%)
4 or 5 Rooms1,264 (33.6%)19,168 (33.1%)
6 or 7 Rooms1,109 (29.5%)18,547 (32.1%)
8 or More Rooms668 (17.8%)12,967 (22.4%)
Franklin Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 FranklinMerrimack County
No Bedroom90 (2.4%)1,038 (1.8%)
1 Bedroom794 (21.1%)6,071 (10.5%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms2,267 (60.3%)39,961 (69.1%)
4 or More Bedrooms609 (16.2%)10,773 (18.6%)
Franklin Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 FranklinMerrimack County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities3,742 (99.5%)57,635 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities3,751 (99.8%)57,432 (99.3%)