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We are pleased to offer our citizens, businesses, and visitors access to government services online, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Division of Codes, Planning, Safety & Risk Management

The Codes, Planning, Safety & Risk Management Division’s mission is to enforce the adopted codes regarding our structures in order to provide for the health, safety and welfare of the residents of the City of Richmond.
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Building Inspection

The Building Inspection Department’s mission is to enforce the adopted codes regarding the construction of buildings and structures in order to provide for the health, safety and welfare of the residents of the City of Richmond.
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Code Enforcement

Ordinance Enforcement

The Ordinance Enforcement Department’s mission is to enforce the adopted codes regarding the maintenance of buildings and structures in order to provide for the health, safety and welfare of the residents of the City of Richmond. This department works with the Code Enforcement Board.
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Planning & Zoning

Planning & Zoning

The Planning and Zoning Department’s mission is to review and provide guidance for development in the city related to relevant ordinances and the comprehensive plan. This department works with the Planning and Zoning Commission and Board of Adjustment.
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Stormwater & Floodplain Management

The Stormwater Department’s mission is the enforce regulations related to the quality and quantity of water in the City of Richmond. Floodplain management and the MS4 program are enforced for the betterment of the citizens of Richmond.
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GIS

GIS/Mapping

The Geographic Information Systems Department’s mission is to maintain mapping of the City of Richmond in relation to zoning, infrastructure, and compliance with 9-1-1 addressing.
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Safety

Safety & Risk Management

The Mission of Safety & Risk Management division is to effectively coordinate a holistic risk management approach that optimizes risk and fosters a culture that values and promotes employee and community wide health and safety.
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Location Information

The Codes, Planning, Safety & Risk Management Division is located within Richmond City Hall.

We are conveniently located at 239 W. Main Street, Richmond, Kentucky.

Visitor parking is available on each side of the building for ease of access.

Division Resources

01.

Fee Schedule

The City Commission has established a schedule of fees, charges, and expenses applicable to implementation of the Development Ordinance.
Fees & Applications

02.

Calendar

See our Codes, Planning, Safety and Risk Management Calendar for upcoming meetings, events and project openings.
Calendar of Events

03.

Forms

The City of Richmond is pleased to offer a Citizen Portal for our citizens, businesses, and visitors to access government services online, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Forms & Documents

04.

Contact

Meet our staff of inspectors, planners, officers, coordinators, and administrative team who enforce the adopted codes for the healthy, safety and welfare of our residents.
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Division Staff

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Division of Codes, Planning, Safety & Risk Management

Contact us for questions, information or needed services.

Address

239 West Main St.
Richmond, KY 40475

Business Hours

Monday – Friday
8:00am – 4:30pm
Closed most federal holidays

Phone

Main Phone: 859.623.1000
Codes: 859.625.6404
Planning & Zoning: 859.625.6426
Fax: 859.625.6401