Friday, September 6, 2019

Applications for 61A and 61B status to be filed by Oct 1, 2019

The Franklin Agricultural Commission would like to remind all Franklin landowners of parcels of 5 acres or more that their applications for 61A (agricultural tax status) or 61B (recreational land tax status) must be filed with the Town Assessors office by October 1, 2019.

The application form is available at the Town of Franklin Assessors Office at 355 East Central Street (phone number: (508) 520-4920. 

A link to the document online can be found at:

General Law Chapters 61A and 61B allow for a reduced property tax on land that is primarily used for agriculture and/or recreational uses, including wildlife habitat and open space. The property tax is reduced to reflect the benefit to the community that such land provides. 

For more information, please contact the Franklin Agricultural Commission (email us at or the Franklin Tax Assessors office.

Public Service Announcement from the Franklin Agricultural Commission

Franklin Story map on the Agriculture Commission page
Franklin Story map on the Agriculture Commission page

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