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1. When is a permit required?
2. When is a permit not required?
3. What are penalties if I do not apply for a permit?
4. What types of permits are issued?
5. What is required for a permit?
6. What are some building requirements specific to the county?
7. Who may apply for a building permit?
8. What are hours of operation?
9. What forms of payment are acceptable?
10. When are requested inspections scheduled?
11. What are the fees associated with permits?
12. Do I need to be present for the inspection?
13. When is the best time to speak with an inspector?
14. What do I need when scheduling an inspection?
15. What inspections are required on my permit?
16. Where can I access a code book?
17. What codes are adopted in Virginia?
18. What is a manufactured home and differences between them and modular/stick built homes?
19. What steps are involved in obtaining a manufactured home permit?
20. What are recommendations made to the Franklin County Building Inspection Department?

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1. How does the Census Help Our Communities?
2. How do I respond to the Census?
3. What questions are asked on the Census?
4. Each household member will be asked
5. Will the Census be available in various languages?
6. What if I know this person's race but not their origin?
7. Will filling out the 2020 Census impact whether you receive a stimulus check?

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1. What are my rights?
2. What are the rights for children and youth eligible for special education?
3. What are the rights for children and youth receiving foster care?

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1. Where do I call to get my child enrolled in the 4-H program?
2. How old does my child have to be to be in 4-H?
3. When can I sign my child up for 4-H camp?
4. How can I sign up to be a 4-H volunteer leader?
5. Does my child have to live on a farm or own an animal to be in 4-H?

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1. What is the best variety of grass to plant for pasture or hay?
2. What varieties of corn are best to plant for silage in Franklin County?
3. How do I take a soil sample, and where do I send it?
4. What are the most common production concerns for Franklin County tobacco producers?
5. What types of tobacco are grown in Franklin County?
6. Where is Franklin County tobacco sold?
7. What issues are affecting County tobacco farmers?
8. Where can I find out about the latest environmental regulations?
9. I think I might have a stray voltage problem. Who can check for this?
10. Who can I call to give me an unbiased evaluation of my overall dairy herd status?
11. I think I have problems with mycotoxins in my feed. Who can help me find out?

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1. Where can information be obtained for limited resource clients in nutrition, money management, stress, and parenting?
2. Is there a nutritional class offered for senior citizens?
3. Where may I obtain publications or information on nutrition and food safety?
4. Where can I obtain information on food preservation, food storage, and food safety?
5. Does anyone offer programs on money management topics?
6. Where can I obtain information about home water quality problems and concerns?

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1. Are restaurants limited to a certain number of patrons?

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1. What do I do if an animal has showed up at my property?
2. What do I do if my neighbor's dog is coming onto my property, destroying my property, or constantly barking all hours of the night?
3. What is considered an emergency call?
4. I have stray/feral cats. What do I do?
5. Does Animal Control handle wildlife?

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1. Can anyone turn an animal in to your facility?
2. Are you a No-Kill shelter?

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1. Why is Straight Talk not listed as a service provider for the CodeRED alert?
2. What is CodeRED, and why is it important to me?
3. When will CodeRED be used?
4. How does CodeRED work?
5. Does the CodeRED system replace other systems that have been used to provide time-sensitive information to residents?
6. Does the CodeRED system already have my telephone number, or do I need to sign up to receive CodeRED notifications?
7. I have a business located in Franklin County. Can I arrange to have CodeRED messages sent to my business?
8. What if I want to register additional numbers for my address?
9. Is my personal information protected?
10. How will I recognize a CodeRED notification?
11. What should I do if I receive a CodeRED notification?
12. I have a cordless phone, and it does not work when the power goes out. How will the system be able to contact me?
13. Will the CodeRED system leave a message on an answering machine?
14. I received an emergency message that went to my home phone voicemail. Only part of the message recorded. Why does this happen, and what should I do?
15. What happens if the line is busy?
16. What circumstances might prevent a notification from being delivered to me?
17. Will I receive all notifications sent by the County?
18. How can I make sure I receive a CodeRED notification if telephone systems are overloaded?
19. How do I remove my number from CodeRED?

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1. When should I call 911?
2. Where should smoke detectors be placed in my home?
3. Where should fire extinguishers be placed in the home?
4. Where can I see if my child safety seat is installed properly?
5. What should I do if an emergency vehicle approaches with lights flashing and siren wailing?
6. What are the burning regulations in Franklin County?
7. Is there a charge for emergency medical services?
8. Where does the money from the emergency medical services revenue recovery program go?
9. Can I be taken to any hospital I choose?

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1. What is a Knox Box?
2. Is the Knox Box required?
3. Where can I buy a Knox Box?
4. Where do I install the Knox Box?
5. How do I secure my keys inside the box?

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1. How do I Apply for A Building Permit?
2. How do I Apply for A Business License?
3. How do I Apply for a Burn Permit?
4. How do I Apply for A Concealed Carry Permit?
5. How do I Apply for a Job?
6. How do I get fingerprinting?
7. How do I Apply for a Marriage License?
8. How do I Apply for Special Permits?
9. How do I Apply for a Passport?
10. How Do I Apply for a Police Report?
11. How do I contact Victim/Witness Program?
12. How do I get help with Violent Crime Expenses if I am a victim?

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1. How do I Pay Court Fines?
2. How do I Pay for a Dog Tag?
3. How do I Pay Personal Property/Real Estate Taxes?
4. How do I Pay a Traffic Ticket?

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1. How do I Volunteer for the Citizen's Academy?
2. How do I Volunteer for the COPS program?
3. How do I Volunteer for Fire/EMS?

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1. Where is the landfill located?
2. What are the hours at the landfill?
3. What are the tipping fees?
4. Do you accept credit cards?
5. Will the landfill accept waste oil or gas tanks?
6. Where are the roll-offs or large containers located?
7. What can homeowners put in the roll-offs or large containers?
8. How can an individual obtain a roll-off or large container?
9. Why are there no recycling boxes for glass and plastic?
10. If a Franklin County trash truck empties a recycling box, does this indicate that the recycling is going to be put in the landfill?