The Franklin City Commission approved an ordinance rezoning undeveloped property on West Madison Street where an apartment complex is planned during a special called meeting on Tuesday, June 1.

Commissioners approved second and final reading of the ordinance rezoning 7.6 acres at 707 W. Madison St. from multiple zones to R-4 (multiple family/high density residential district).

The proposed 104-unit apartment complex would consist of 13 buildings with eight one and two bedroom apartments in each building.

The commission heard first reading of an ordinance that establishes a local development area for economic development purposes.

The Franklin Gateway Local Development Area consists of more than 43 acres near I-65 Exit 2.

No vote is taken on first reading of a city ordinance.

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