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Historic Preservation - In order to preserve the ambiance and historical look of our City all
home construction and additions to existing structures in the historic district must be approved by the Historic Preservation
New Homes, Additions, Accessory Structures - In
addition to Historic Preservation
Commission approval, all new construction and additions to your home or property
must meet zoning
regulations and be approved.
Trenching, Drainage, Roadcut, etc. - This type of
work must be approved before
work begins. (For sewer and septic system work use Tree Preservation Plan.)
Construction/Tree Preservation Plan - Sewer and
septic system work and
Tree Removal - Used when removing trees
(living or dead) greater than 3" in diameter.
Anchorage residents need permits for the following functions:
1) Construction or demolition of any structure or an addition or
alteration to a structure.
2) Projects such as driveways, fences, sheds, sidewalks and decks need to be reviewed
by the City's Zoning Officer. If you are in the historic district or in a community with
a homeowners association you will need additional approvals from them.
3) Tree Removal. (Needed only for trees with
a 3" or greater diameter.)
4) A trench in the ground that exceeds twelve feet in length such as during drainage work.
5) Repair or installation
of irrigation systems, burying of phone, gas, electric or cable lines,
septic systems, or the
installation of a patio or driveway.
6) Landscaping projects. (No permit needed to plant trees or shrubs.)
Please contact City Hall at 245-4654 to determine if your project requires a permit
and to find out the permit procedures and timelines.
City of Anchorage, Kentucky
1306 Evergreen Road
Anchorage, Kentucky 40223
Phone (502) 245-4654
Fax (502) 245-5651