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Any time a structure is erected, moved, added to, structurally altered, or changed from one use to another, or when grading takes place on any lot or parcel of ground. Examples of typical zoning permits issued are for fences, decks, sheds, additions, new buildings, signs, and placement of concrete.
The Zoning Permit application is available online via the Citizen Portal.
If you have any questions please call Development Services at 859-292-3637.
The City's Zoning Administrator issues all approvals for zoning permits in the City of Newport. Some more complicated projects may need approval from the Board of Adjustments or the Planning and Zoning Commission prior to the issuance of a Zoning Permit.
If you have questions about obtaining a permit or applying to one of the Boards, please contact Development Services at 859-292-3637.
Generally, applications for zoning permits will be reviewed within 14 days of receipt. Should your project require approval from the Board of Adjustments or Planning and Zoning Commission, the time frame can be substantially longer.
Please contact Development Services at 859-292-3637 for any questions.
The fees for zoning permits and applications of the Board of Adjustment and Planning Commission are set in the attached fee schedule (PDF). If you have any questions please feel free to contact Development Services at 859-292-3637.