To review the Code of Ordinances for the City of Fort Wright, Kentucky, click here.
Common Violations of Property Maintenance Code:
Weeds - Grass and weeds needs to be kept trimmed less than 10 inches in height
Protective Treatment - All parts of the house and accessory structures need to be well maintained, painting or other type of protective treatment should be used when necessary.
Sidewalks and Driveways - Need to be kept in a state of repair and maintained free of hazardous conditions.
Accessory Structures - includes sheds, fences, walls, porches and pools - Need to be maintained and clean and sanitary (pools) and in good repair.
Roofs and Drainage - Should be maintained and free of obstructions.
Doors - Should be maintained in good condition.
Rubbish and Garbage - Exterior properties and premises should be free of any accumulation - rubbish and garbage should be disposed of in approved containers. (Cans should be placed at the curb after 6:00 PM the night prior to trash pickup and cans should be returned to their storage location in a timely manner following trash collection)
Kenton County Vacant Foreclosed Property Registry:
The Kenton County Vacant Foreclosed Property Registration Ordinance was adopted by the Kenton County Fiscal Court on November 9th, 2016 with an effective date of December 9th, 2016. The countywide registry is required for all applicable properties located within Kenton County, regardless of the local jurisdiction.
To view more information about this ordinance or to obtain a copy of the form, click here.
Code Enforcement Lienholder Notification:
The City of Ft. Wright 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 Ft. Wright, please sign up utilizing the link below.