Code Enforcement

Code Enforcement

Code Enforcement violations are enforced under the International Property Maintenance Code 2012 Edition and City of Ludlow Code of Ordinances Chapter 91 Nuisances.


Recent Revisions:

Concerns dealing with Property Maintenance issues should be referred to Planning & Development Services of Kenton County at 859-331-8980 or

Concerns dealing with nuisances or other violations of the City of Ludlow Code of Ordinances should be referred to the Code Enforcement Officer at 859-491-1233.

The Code Enforcement Department is available for assistance Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Mailing Address:

Ludlow Code Enforcement Department

Attn:  Jamie West

P.O. Box 16188

Ludlow, KY  41016

General Phone: (859) 491-1233

Facsimile: (859) 491-2966

Code Enforcement Lienholder Notification

The City of Ludlow complies with the system of lienholder notification requirements of KRS 65.8836; As a member jurisdiction of the Kenton County Joint Code Enforcement Board, our lienholder notification systems is administered by Planning and Development Services of Kenton County (PDS). To receive notifications of final orders issued within the City of Ludlow, please sign up utilizing the link below.

Ludlow Permits

Since March 15, 2012, Planning and Development Services of Kenton County has been the single place to visit for your building, improvement, or development projects as participants of the One Stop Shop program.  Visit or call them regarding:

  • zoning permits
  • building permits or inspections
  • electric permits / inspections
  • HVAC permits

Since January 1, 2006, PDS's One Stop Shop website has provided online access to all these application procedures and answers to our most frequently asked questions.

Visit the One Stop Shop to view the status of permits and code enforcement issues today.