New York State Real Property Tax Law [RPTL] Section 487, adopted in 1977, provides a 15-year real property taxation exemption for solar, wind, and farm waste energy systems. The Franklin Town Board has passed Local Law 2-2016, opting out of Section 487.
The Greater Franklin Chamber of Commerce, whose primary mission is to enhance and support local business in and around the Town of Franklin, needs your help to determine what is important to Franklin’s residents and visitors, as well as what might be needed in our community in terms of business and services.
The Comprehensive Plan covers many topics: land use, natural resource protection, agriculture and farmland protection, historic preservation, community aesthetics, traffic, recreation, community service, watershed protection, and economic development. Assessment of the situation in 2006 was documented for each topic, and recommendations were developed for the future of each area.