P&Z Joint Boards

Planning & Zoning COVID-19 Operations

Access to department Applications, Regulations, Forms and Mapping can be obtained from the Franklin County website at below.

Applications and Forms will be accepted by US Postal Service and email at pz@franklincountyky.com. Scans, photographs, PDF and JPEG file formats are acceptable. Acceptable forms of payment include check or credit/debit cards. All payments by card must be made over the telephone and a 2.49% convenience fee will be applied to all credit card transactions. Cash is not accepted at this time.

To schedule Electrical and Building inspections, please call the Planning and Building Codes office at 502-875-8701. Your call will be forwarded to the appropriate personnel. Inspectors will be preparing inspection schedules between 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. and 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Joint Boards

The Frankfort/Franklin County Planning Commission hears zone map amendments, certain development plans and/or subdivisions, modifications to standards, and all projects within a Planned Unit Development. The Board consists of 5 City, 5 County, and 1 representative appointed by the Governor.

The Board of Zoning Adjustments considers dimensional variances to setbacks or height, conditional use permits, and appeals of administrative determinations. The Board consists of 4 City and 3 County representatives.

Board Documents