Nelson County Permits (Kentucky)

Search for Nelson 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 Nelson County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Nelson County permits. Clerks in Nelson 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 Nelson County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a Nelson County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Nelson County Clerk Bardstown KY 113 East Stephen Foster Avenue 40004 859-289-3730


A Nelson County Town or City Hall provides municipal services for their community, which can include issuing and filing permits. These county permits may be required for a number of building projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and zoning compliance. In addition to building permits, Town and City Halls in Nelson County, Kentucky may also issue land use permits related to boundary lines, private roads, addresses, and water systems, as well as access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These records can be used to prove that a project has a valid permit or to look up county permit rules, apply for a permit in Nelson County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Bardstown City Hall Bardstown KY 220 North 5th Street 40004 502-348-5947

Bloomfield City Hall Bloomfield KY 141 Depot Street 40008 502-252-8222

New Haven City Hall New Haven KY 302 Center Street 40051 502-549-3177


A Nelson 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 Nelson 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. Nelson County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Nelson 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.

Joint City County Planning Department Bardstown KY 1 Court Square 40004 502-348-1805