Oldham County Planning & Development


As of March 17, 2020 at 4:30PM County offices are closed to the public.  A drop off  container will be located under the roofed area at the main entrance door from the courtyard.  The container will be labeled and envelopes will provided to put applications, plans and payment inside for safe keeping.  The container will be checked on a regular basis. Email will be the best form of communication to planning staff but you may call the office if you have questions at 502-222-1476.         


****Zoning Ordinance & Subdivision Regulation Approved Changes*** 

On September 17, 2019 the Oldham county Fiscal Court approved revisions to the Oldham County Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance regarding barrel warehouses, distilleries and signs abutting Interstate 71.  Please click ordinance KOC 19-920-11 to review approved changes.                               

On August 6, 2019 Oldham County Fiscal Court approved revisions to the Oldham County Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance.  Please click ordinance http://www.oldhamcountyky.gov/zoning-ordinance-updates-2019 to view the proposed changes.  

On September 6, 2016 Oldham County Fiscal Court approved revisions to the Oldham County Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance.  Please click ordinance  KOC-16-920-345  to review approved changes. 

                           On March 20, 2018 Oldham County FIscal Court approved revisions to tthe Oldham Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance and Subdivision Regualtions.  Please click ordinance KOC-18-920-447 to review approved changes. 

Our Purpose:

The Oldham County Planning and Development Services office is a land use agency created by local government to guide the county's physical development. To achieve this, the Planning & Develpment office prepares long range plans to provide for balanced growth. It reviews development proposal for compliance with locally adopted plans and regulations. It monitors development activity and requires conformance through property code enforcement. 

Mission Statement:

Oldham County Planning and Development Services provides exceptional customer service while furnishing advice and technical expertise to assist:

  • Citizens
  • Public Agencys
  • Elected and Appointed officials

Our department serves the community with integrity and high ethical and professional standards.

Our departmart focuses our efforts on long term commitment to:

  • Public Safety, Health and Welfare
  • Economic Vitality
  • Environment Integrity
  • Quality Design and Development

Forms and applications for the following are located in the left column:

  • Code Enforcement
  • Board of Adjustments
  • Planning and Zoning

For building and inspection forms and applications, refer the the Building and Inspections page. 

The application for sign permit is located on the Sign Regulations page. 


Amy Alvey Tom McIntyre Darrell Townsend
Assistant Director Senior Planner Code Enforcement
aalvey@oldhamcountyky.gov tmcintyre@OldhamCountyKy.gov dtownsend@OldhamCountyKy.gov



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