Building & Zoning
South Hills Civic Club Application - South Hills Civic Club is only available to Residents of Fort Wright.
Click here to review the zoning ordinances for the City of Fort Wright, Kentucky
Building and Zoning Permits are handled through Planning and Development Services of Kenton County. For questions regarding these matters please contact their office at (859) 331-8980.
Their address is 2332 Royal Drive, Fort Mitchell, Kentucky 41017.
Building & Zoning
Contractors doing repairs and renovations on homes often ask the homeowner for permission to put a small advertisement sign in the yard. This is permitted, as follows:
Fort Wright Zoning Ordinance 14.2-A-4 – Temporary Signs which states “Signs, not over twenty (20) square feet in outside area, single or double faced, maximum height of eight (8) feet, denoting the person/firm, architect, engineer, or contractor, when placed upon the premises where construction work is being performed. Said sign shall be removed by owner or agent within ten (10) consecutive calendar days after completion of project or that person/firm's part of the project.”
For all other signs for businesses whether temporary or permanent - the applicant must apply for a permit BEFORE erecting the sign. This can be done by visiting Planning and Development Services of Kenton County (PDS) at 2332 Royal Drive, Fort Mitchell, Kentucky 41017; by telephone at (859) 331-8980; or click here to download the application form.
Garage Sale Signs
No signs shall be postd anywhere except on the property where the garage or yard sale occurs, and only 1 sign is permitted. Signs are not permitted on telephone or other utility poles, on street corners, or in public right of way of any street in the city. Click here to review section 115.04 regarding garage sale signs.
To use Interactive Mapping - Click on Public Access - Fort Wright is the area in light pink. You may also locate your property by Clicking on Locate Parcel on the right - fill in the address, then click submit. The address information appears in the small box, click on that and it will change the map to the area around your property. A yellow outline will be around the property.
For Businesses wishing to Advertise in the Top of the Hill Newsletter, please click here for the Newsletter Advertisement Application.
For Local Businesses, Schools and other City non-profit organizations wanting to advertise an event on the City's Message Board, please click here. Also, please follow the guidelines on the form before submitting your request. All parts of the form must be filled out for the request to be considered.
You may mail these forms to:
City of Fort Wright
409 Kyles Lane
Fort Wright, Kentucky 41011
Or fax them to: