Recent Legal Notices


Some Public Legal Notices filed in local newspapers and made available to the public via the web site and other sources:

N.B.: There was no “Recent Legal Notices” last week because we were unable to locate any filings related to Franklin.

71 A North Park Street LEGAL NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the Town of Franklin Board of Appeals will hold a Public hearing on December 1, 2022 via Zoom Platform. Please go to to view meeting access under ZBA. At: 7:30 PM Applicant: Jerry Lawler Address of Subject Property: 71 A North Park Street (297-129-000-000) Petition Type: Variance From Section (or Schedule): 185 Attachment 9 Schedule of Lot, Area, Frontage, Yard and Height Requirements To Allow: Applicant is seeking to construct a single family home that is 5.0' from the right side yard setback where 20' is required. The building permit is denied without a Variance from the ZBA. An appeal from the decision of the Board of Appeals may be made by any person aggrieved pursuant to MGL Chap. 40A, Section 17 as amended, within twenty (20) days after the date of the filing of the notice of decision with the City Clerk. All records and files for this project can be viewed in the Building Department on the 1st floor of the Franklin Municipal Building during regular business hours or Visit under ZBA for applicant application. Franklin Zoning Board of Appeals: (508) 520-4907. Any person or organization so wishing will be afforded the opportunity to be heard. The hearing is accessible to persons with physical disabilities.

PROPERTY TAX CLASSIFICATION LEGAL NOTICE FRANKLIN TAX HEARING NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING PROPERTY TAX CLASSIFICATION The Franklin Town Council will hold a Public Hearing in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Building, 355 East Central Street, Franklin, MA on Wednesday, November 30, 2022 at 7:00 P.M. on the issue of allocating the local property tax levy among the 5 property classes for the Fiscal Year 2023. The hearing will provide an open forum for the discussion of local property tax policy. Interested taxpayers may present oral or written information on their views. Prior to the setting of the tax rate, the Town Council must adopt a Residential Factor following which the Council selects the percentage of the levy to be borne by Commercial, Industrial and Personal Property. Citizens are welcome to attend public meetings in person. Additionally, citizens will be able to continue to participate remotely via phone OR Zoom. Residents can visit the Town Website ( and click on the Town Calendar for up to date information on how to access the meeting. If you have any questions, please call the Town Administrator's Office at (508) 520-4949. Submitted by, Alecia Alleyne Assistant to the Town Administrator

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