107 North 2nd Street
Stanford, Kentucky 40484
Phone 606-365-4507 Fax 606-365-4805

Norma Atwood, Office Assistant
Rhonda Gooch Brown, 1 & 2 Family Residential Inspector
(Cell) 859-326-0099 or (office) 606-365-4507
William “Rusty” Cox, Commercial Inspector
(Cell) 859-238-1107 or (office) 859-238-1107

 


 

Covering the jurisdictions of Construction permits are required for:
Lincoln County all single family dwellings
City of Stanford additions to single family dwellings
City of Crab Orchard multi-family dwellings
City of Hustonville attached garages
Cedar Creek Watershed decks and porches
structural renovations
commercial buildings

 

Exempt (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

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 steel 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 electrical
Inspector and plumbing inspector and HVAC inspector

Final inspection-this inspection will be made after completion, prior to occupancy.
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. 

Permits are issued between the hours of 8:00am-4:00pm, Monday-Friday unless prior arrangements are made in advance with the inspector.

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


Building Permit Fee Schedule
Commercial Buildings/Local Jurisdiction (includes plan review)……………………….. $350.00
Commercial buildings under the 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.

Contact numbers

*Lincoln County/Cedar Creek Planning and Zoning office
606-365-4507/fax606-365-4805

*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
502-573-0364

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