All public hearings in front of the Planning Commission, unless otherwise advertised, are held the second (2nd) Tuesday of each month in the Board of Supervisors Meeting Room in the Franklin County Government Center, beginning at 6:00 PM. Once a recommendation has been made on the petition by the Planning Commission, the petition requests will be heard by the Board of Supervisors on the third (3rd) Tuesday of the following month, unless otherwise noted, beginning at 6:00 pm in the Board of Supervisors Meeting Room in the Franklin County Government Center. For more information, contact Hannah Powell or call 540-483-3027.

The Franklin County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at 6:00 pm to hear public comments on a proposal of the Franklin County Board of Supervisors for the Ferrum Area Plan. Upon recommendation by the Planning Commission and adoption by the Board of Supervisors, the  draft Ferrum Area Plan dated June 6, 2019 that will become an amendment to the Franklin County 2025 Comprehensive Plan. The Ferrum Area Plan intends to identify transportation needs, community goals, and revitalization concepts, a designated growth area, and implementation actions for the plan. The public hearing will be held at Ferrum Faith Ministry Center located at 10070 Franklin Street, Ferrum, Va, 24088.

To review the draft Ferrum Area Plan you may go to To submit written comments or obtain additional information regarding this request, contact the Planning & Community Development Department, 1255 Franklin Street, Suite 103, Rocky Mount, Virginia, 24151, (540) 483-3027 or email to  Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.   

All requests for reasonable accommodations due to a disability should be made to the Planning & Community Development Department within 48 hours prior to the meeting.

Hannah L. Powell, Clerk

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