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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 and Home Additions - In addition to Historic
approval, all new construction and additions to your home or property must meet zoning regulations and be
Trenching, Drainage, Roadcut, etc. - This type of work must be approved before
work begins. (For sewer and septic system work use Tree Preservation Plan.)
Preservation Plan - Sewer and septic system work and
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, 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
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.
projects. (no permit needed to plant trees or shrubs)
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