Details for City of Franklin Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting Agenda May 7, 2020

City of Franklin

Board of Zoning Appeals

Meeting Agenda

May 7, 2020


Public notice is hereby given that the Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) Meeting will be held on May 7, 2020 at 6:00 pm in the City Hall Board Room.  The City will restrict physical access in the meeting room to a small number of staff members due to current limitations on public gatherings to prevent further spread of COVID-19 and to protect the health, safety, and welfare of City of Franklin officials, staff, and citizens.  Accommodations have been made to ensure that the public is still able to participate in the meeting.  The public may participate in the following ways:

• Watch the meeting on FranklinTV or the City of Franklin website. • Watch the live stream through the City of Franklin Facebook and YouTube accounts. • Call 615-550-8420 to listen to the meeting. Callers will be unmuted and given an opportunity to ask questions and provide comments during the meeting at specific times. • Limited viewing will be available in the lobby of City Hall to watch the live video. •The public may email questions to to be read aloud during the meeting. Comments will be accepted up until one hour prior to the meeting.  • Share your official comment with the agenda item number specified in the comment section of the Facebook or YouTube live videos.

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City website:

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If you have any questions prior to the meeting, please contact the Planning Department at 615-791-3212.  


The purpose of the meeting will be to consider matters brought to the attention of the BZA and will include the following:






Consideration of Resolution 2020-54, “A Resolution Declaring That The Board of Zoning Appeals Members Shall Meet On May 7, 2020, And Conduct Its Essential Business By Electronic Means Rather Than Being Required To Gather A Quorum Of The Members Physically Present In The Same Location Because It Is Necessary To Protect The Health, Safety, And Welfare of Tennesseans In Light Of The COVID-19 Outbreak”



Approval of the April 2, 2020 Minutes





1. Variance Request To Permit 62 Parking Spaces Within The Urban Frontage And Side Yard Of The Building For The Property Located At 1306 Murfreesboro Road (F.Z.O §7.6).


2. Variance Request To Exceed The 40-Foot Maximum Front Yard Principal Building Setback By 20 Feet For The Property Located At 4419 South Carothers Road (F.Z.O §3.13.5).




Anyone requesting accommodations due to disabilities should contact the Human Resources Department at (615) 791-3216, at least 24 hours prior to the meeting.



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