Permits & Licensing

Permit Documents 

Building Permits

Electrical Permits

HVAC / Mechanical Permits

Print Applications for Paper Submittal - Fee schedules for all permit types can be found here by opening the permit applications 'in print.'

Residential Permit Checklist 

Commercial Permit Checklist

Sign Permit (refer to Planning & Design Services)


License Documents 

License Types and Renewal information

License Application - We now utilize a single license application for all license types

License Affidavits

Agents Questionnaire - Wrecking Only 

Bond Form - Wrecking Only 

Supervisor Affidavit - Wrecking Only 


Other Tools & Resources

Online Permitting Portal

Example Permit submittal documents

Request Inspections & Other inspection information

Frequently Asked Questions 


Code Updates and Changes

Memo Pertaining to Duct Pressure Testing: Effective July 1, 2015


Codes currently adopted by Kentucky: 

For more information, please visit the Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction website. 

All of these codes are currently observed and enforced by our department. 

2013 KY Building Code 2012 NFPA 1 Fire Prevention Code
2013 KY Residential Code 2010 NFPA 13 Installation of Sprinkler Systems
2012 International Mechanical Code 2010 NFPA 13D Installation of Sprinkler Systems in 1-2 Family Dwellings
2012 International Fire Code 2010 NFPA 13R Sprinkler System Installation up to & including 4 stories
2012 International Energy Conservation Code (KY Building Code) 2010 NFPA 14 Installation of Standpipe and Hose Systems
2009 International Energy Conservation Code (KY Residential Code) 2009 NFPA National Fuel Gas Code
2009 ICC/ANSI Accessible & Usable Buildings (KY Plumbing 815 KAR 20) 2014 NFPA 70 National Electrical Code
KRS 236, 815 KAR 15 State Boiler Regulations 2010 NFPA 72 National Fire Alarm & Signaling Code
  2000 NFPA 101 Life Safety Code