Fayette County Permits (Kentucky)

Search for Fayette County, KY county permits. A county permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, building permits, land use permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, access permits, utility permits, special event permits, renovation permits, temporary event permits, reserving public property, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


The Fayette County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Fayette County permits. Clerks in Fayette County, Kentucky may be responsible for filing and issuing county permits, including building permits, land use permits, access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These permits may be required for installing or repairing septic systems, demonstrating that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, demolition, repairs, renovations, and adjusting boundary lines. They may also be required for temporary events, reserving public property, or a number of land development uses. The Fayette County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a Fayette County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Fayette County Clerk Lexington KY 162 East Main Street 40507 859-255-8683

Lexington Clerk Lexington-Fayette KY 120 North Limestone 40507 859-246-2141


A Fayette County Code Enforcement Office is responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes as well as other rules and regulations. As part of enforcing building codes and zoning regulations, Code Enforcement Offices in Fayette County, Kentucky may issue county permits. These Fayette County permits can be required for land development, installing septic systems, demolition, repairs, and renovations. They may also be required to show that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be known as a certificate of zoning compliance. These Fayette County public records can also show if a building had a valid permit, and they can be used to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Code Enforcement Offices typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Lexington Code Enforcement Lexington KY 101 East Vine Street 40507 859-258-3270


A Fayette County Building Department creates and enforces building codes and zoning rules to ensure the construction of safe buildings. As part of their job, Building Departments in Fayette County, Kentucky issue and file building permits. These county permits may be required for renovations, demolition, repairs, land development, and installing or repairing septic systems. Fayette County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Fayette County public records can be used to prove a building project has a valid permit or to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Building Departments often provide online access to county permit information and records.

Lexington Permits Lexington KY 125 Lisle Industrial Avenue 40511 859-425-2255