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Code Enforcement is charged with the enforcement of the 2018 Kentucky Building Code and the 2018 Kentucky Residential Code for construction, remodeling and renovation. The division also enforces the property maintenance code, City of Ashland zoning ordinances along with multiple ordinances enacted by the City Commission relating to property and new or existing structures.

  • Issuing building, sign, and electrical permits.
  • Inspecting construction projects to ensure conformance with building codes and the zoning ordinance.
  • Enforcing property maintenance codes in target neighborhoods.
  • Providing leadership development and empowerment training for residents of target neighborhoods.

Use the links on the left side of this page to learn more about each of the department’s functions. Each page includes contact information for the appropriate staff. Should you have a general inquiry about the department or have difficulty contacting another staff member you may contact the director.

Code Enforcement Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled meeting of the Code Enforcement Board is the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 2:00 PM.

The next scheduled meeting is:

May 14, 2024 @ 2:00 PM

3rd Floor Commissioner's Chambers
1700 Greenup Ave.
Ashland, KY 41101

Online Action Center - Temporarily disabled due to software conversion
Check the status of your building permit or code violation or lodge a complaint of violation 24 hours a day through our Online Action Center.