The goal of the members of the Franklin County Builders Association shall be to provide quality products and services at reasonable prices and thereby promote the well-being of our association, our industry, our community and our country through the American free enterprise system and by the following Code of Ethics:


1. Honesty

Honesty and integrity shall be guiding principles by which we conduct our business affairs.

2. Fairness

We shall be fair in our business relationships, particularly in the areas of pricing, contracts, restraint of trade and negotiation in order to give our consumers the best possible value.

3. Law

We shall comply with the letter and the spirit of all federal, state and local laws that affect the construction industry and work with legislators to improve these laws. We shall also abide by the by-laws of our association.

4. Insurance

We shall always maintain the proper amounts of insurance coverage for our businesses, employees and customers.

5. Safety

We shall provide safe and healthy work places as well as construct safe and healthy buildings.

6. Design

We shall strive to design environmentally sensitive, functional, well-situated and energy-efficient new and remodeled buildings with appropriate drawings, contracts and specifications.

7. Quality

We shall conduct all of our construction work and related services in a carefull workmanlike manner in keeping with industry standards of quality.

8. Professionalism

We shall strive to manage our businesses to meet professional standards of our industry and continue to learn by experience, education, research and sharing with one another in a healthy competitive spirit.

9. Scheduling

We shall provide customers with realistic schedules and make every effort to expedite our projects to meet these schedules.

10. Warranty

We shall acknowledge any defects in our materials and workmanship and correct them in a mutually agreeable and timely manner.

11. Payment

We shall pay all of our invoices in a mutually agreeable arrangement with our creditors.

12. Opportunity

We shall be equal opportunity employers and not discriminate in the sale of any of our product and services.