BUILDING INSPECTION

DEPTS

Commercial & Residential Building Inspector
Tim Scott
102 East Main Street (courthouse basement)
Stanford, KY 40484
Office: (606) 365-4507
Cell: (859) 339-0739
Fax: (606) 365-4805
tscottt@windstream.net

Building Inspection regular office hours are 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.  Permit pick-up and drop-off are available in the County Judge/Executive office 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

When possible, schedule appointments for inspections at least one day in advance.

Forms:

Building Permit Application
Manufactured Home Permit Application


Exempt Buildings - no permit required

  • Farm buildings (barns, storage buildings, chicken houses, salt houses, sheds, etc.)
  • Detached garages without living space
  • Unattached decks below 30' from finished grade
  • Non-structural renovations or repairs
  • Above-ground swimming pools
  • Sidewalks
  • Retaining walls less than 4' in height

Applicant/Agent must supply the following items to the inspector’s office:

  • Planning and Zoning approval
  • Septic approval from the Lincoln County Health Department
  • Proof of Registry with the Occupational Tax Office
  • Contractor’s proof of liability insurance/worker’s comp
  • A permanent address assigned by 911
  • Blueprints or detailed plan designs

Building permit fees will cover the following:

  • Footing inspection - prior to concrete, after concrete is tied in place on chairs
  • Basement wall steel inspection - prior to concrete, after formed and steel is tied
  • Framing inspection - prior to insulation and drywall, after rough-in inspection by electrial
  • Final inspection - prior to occupancy, after completion
  • A certificate of occupancy will be issued at this time, along with a lender letter if requested

 It is the responsibility of the applicant/agent to notify the building inspector’s office when required inspections are needed. 


Building Permit Fee Schedule
Commercial Buildings/Local Jurisdiction (includes plan review)……….. $350.00
Commercial Buildings/State Jurisdiction…………………….. $50.00
1 & 2 Family Residential/Multi-Family (includes plan review) & Manufactured homes as follows:
Less than 1000 square feet…………………… $100.00
1001 -1500 square feet …………………………. $150.00
1501-2000 square feet ………………………….. $200.00
2001-2500 square feet ………………………….. $250.00
2501-3000 square feet ………………………….. $300.00
3001 square feet and greater………………… $450.00
Unfinished basements…………………………….. $50.00
Porch and deck additions ………………….…… $50.00
Structural renovations……………………………. above table
Setback check fee………..……………………….…. $25.00
Additional inspections…………………………….. $50.00

Additions of increased living space, garages, etc. will be calculated by the above table.


Related contact numbers:

Property addressing
Russ Clark
(606) 365-4557

Lincoln County Health Department (septic approval)
Jack Metcalfe
(606) 365-3106

Electrical Inspectors
Tim Siler (East side of US Hwy. 27)
(606) 510-3886
Doug Neal (West side of US Hwy. 27)
(606) 346-5100

Plumbing Inspector
Wendell Lawrence
(859) 238-3338

Kentucky Department of Housing, Building and Construction
(502) 573-0395

Call Before U Dig
811 or 1-800-752-6007

Questions? Get in touch with us today.

phone

Phone: (606)365-2534
Fax: (606)365-4514

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102 East Main Street 
Stanford, KY 40484