The Property Maintenance division is charged with the inspection of all existing buildings and lots located within the City limits of Ashland to ensure compliance with City of Ashland ordinances that relate to buildings and property. The division can also inspect buildings under construction for compliance with the Kentucky Building Code and the Kentucky Residential Code..
- Inspecting construction projects to ensure conformance with building codes and the zoning ordinance.
- Inspecting properties to ensure compliance with the property maintenance code.
- Inspecting properties for the Assisted Housing Authority of the City of Ashland
- Preparing agenda and providing information to the Code Enforcement Board
- Maintaining the Registration of Rental Housing Units
The Code Enforcement Board meets the second Tuesday of each month at 2:00 PM in the Commission Chambers on the 3rd floor of the City Building. This board hears appeal cases for all code fines issued by the Property Maintenance Division. An appeal form must be submitted to the Property Maintenance Division within seven (7) days of the issuance of a citation.
Ordinance 73, 2021 established a requirement that all residential rental housing units within the city limits of Ashland must be registered in an effort to properly identify ownership and management of rental units to allow for effective enforcement of public health, safety and welfare ordinances of the City of Ashland, Kentucky and the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Registration of a rental property may be obtained by completing the registration form and emailing it to the Community and Economic Development office at firstname.lastname@example.org or return the completed form to our office in room 208 of the City Building during regular business hours. If you are unable to print the form copies are available in our office.
Access for lodging complaints of property maintenance violations is accessible through our Online Action Center 24 hours a day. You can also check the status of complaints on particular properties and check the status of your building permit.
Property Maintenance Staff:
Scott Niece, Property Maintenance Manager
Debbie Eoff, Property Maintenance Inspector
JP Pinson, Property Maintenance Inspector
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:
June 13, 2023 @ 2:00 PM
3rd Floor Commissioner's Chambers
1700 Greenup Ave.
Ashland, KY 41101