Office of Construction Review to increase non-residential permit fees effective September 1

July 24, 2017

Louisville Metro Construction Review, a division of the Department of Codes & Regulations, will be increasing its building permit fees effective September 1. All fees, with the exception of residential building permit fees, will increase $0.01 per square foot. Any building permit applications submitted before September 1 will have its fee calculated at the current fee rate. The increased fees are reflected in the chart below.

Kentucky Building Code Occupancy Type Current Fee per square foot Fee per square foot effective September 1
Assembly $0.14 $0.15
Business $0.13 $0.14
Educational $0.13 $0.14
Factory $0.12 $0.13
High Hazard $0.12 $0.13
Institutional $0.14 $0.15
Mercantile $0.12 $0.13
Residential: 1 & 2 family $0.075 $0.075 (no increase)
Residential: other $0.13 $0.13 (no increase)
Storage $0.11 $0.12
Utility, miscellaneous $0.11 $0.12
Tents Per schedule set by Kentucky Building Code, Section 430