Other local regulations/permits may apply.  Please call the local economic development contact for details

Kentucky Public Protection Cabinet Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction Permitting Information

Typical Building Permits Responsible Division # of plans Time Frame (Days)
Site Plan Building Codes Enforcement 1 7-30
Building/Life Safety Building Codes Enforcement 1 7-30
Plumbing Plumbing 3 7
Fire Protection Fire Prevention 1 7-30
Fire Alarm and Monitoring Fire Prevention 1 7-30
Fuel Tanks Fire Prevention Hazardous Materials Section 1 7

Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection Permits, Fees, Regulatory Times, and Contacts Permitting Program Information: http://www.dep.ky.gov

Permit Type Renewal Period Fee Fee Description Regulatory Time Contact Division Telephone
Air Quality 5 years $150 Flat fee for 25 tons or less 120 days-Minor Air Quality 502-564-3999
    $30-$35 Per ton over 25 tons 210 days-Major Air Quality 502-564-3999
Kentucky Pollutant Discharge Elimination System 1 yr - Construction $900 Minor Construction 180 days Water 502-564-3410
Kentucky Pollutant Discharge Elimination System 5 yr - Operation $2,100 Minor Operation 180 days Water 502-564-3410
Kentucky Pollutant Discharge Elimination System 1 yr - Construction $1,800 Major Construction 180 days Water 502-564-3410
Kentucky Pollutant Discharge Elimination System 5 yr - Operation $3,200 Major Operation 180 days Water 502-564-3410
Water Withdrawal No Renewal No Fee     90 days Water 502-564-3410
Floodplain Reconstruction No Renewal No Fee     20 working days Water 502-564-3410
Drinking Water No Renewal $50-$800   45 days Water 502-564-3410
401 Water Quality Certification Includes Wetlands 1 yr No Fee   None Water 502-564-3410
Ground Water Plan Revise every 3 yrs No Fee   Complete prior to operation Water 502-564-3410
Storm Water New construction until construction complete Operation - 5 yrs No Fee   File 48 hrs. prior to construction Water 502-564-3410  
Wastewater Construction - 1 yr $450 -$1,800   45 days Water 502-564-3410
Sewer Line Extension Construction - 1 yr $200 -$800   45 days Water 502-564-3410
Hazardous Waste Storage 10 yrs $3,000 - $19,400 Tanks & Containers 180 day storage Waste Management 502-564-6716
Hazardouse Waste treatment/Disposal 10 yrs $3,000 - $19,400 Dependent on application type 180 - 365 days Waste Management 502-564-6716
Residual Landfill 10 yrs $5,500   180 working days Waste Management 502-564-6716