Building Permit


(A) Form. An application for a permit, signed by the owner or his authorized agent, shall be filed with the City Commission. The application shall be accompanied by the plans and specifications required by this section and shall provide information as may reasonably be required by the Commission for an intelligent understanding of the proposed work (B) Registered architects and engineers. Design for the construction or substantial remodeling of any building allowed by zoning regulation within the corporate limits of the city, except as listed below, shall be entrusted only to an architect or professional engineer acting within the scope of his professional registration under KRS Chapters 322 and 323. Single-family dwellings, and accessory building or structures thereto, are hereby exempted from this division. (C) Plans and specifications. (1) Two copies of plans and specifications shall accompany each application. Plans shall be drawn to scale with sufficient clarity to indicate the nature and extend to work proposed. The plans and specifications together shall contain information sufficient to indicate that the work proposed will conform to the provisions of this chapter and all relevant deed restrictions, laws, ordinances, rules and regulations. The information shall be specific, and this chapter shall not be cited in whole or n part, nor shall the term “legal” or its equivalent be used as a substitute for specific information. Each set of plans and specifications hall give the address of the work, the name and the business and home address of the owner and the name and business address of the person who prepared and is responsible for them. The City Commission shall require drawings showing the location of the proposed building or structure and of every existing building or structure on the site or lot. A boundary line survey, if and where necessary, prepared by a qualified surveyor, may also be required by the City Commission. (2) All plans submitted for approval shall contain a drawing or plat showing the lot plan, the location of the building on the lot, accurate dimensions of the building and lot, and other information as may be required by the City Commission. (D) Time limitation. An application for a permit for any proposed work shall be deemed to have been abandoned six months after date of issuance; provided that, for cause, one or more extensions of time, for periods not exceeding 90 days each, may be allowed by the City Commission. (Ord. 90-09, passed 12-17-90)
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