City Ordinances

Code of Ordinances for the City of Fort Wright, Kentucky

Property Maintenance Code Ordinance

Recently Passed Ordinances

Please click the links below to review our most recently passed legislation.

Ordinance 03-2022 Adding a Definition of Family Child-Care Homes and Making Them a Conditional Use in all Residential Zones as Required by KRS 100.8982

Ordinance 02-2022 Amending an Address Issue within the City's Zoning Regulations

Ordinance 01-2022 Amending Various Sections of the City Traffic Code

Ordinance 14-2021 Granting and Issuing a Competitive, Non-Exclusive Franchise to Cincinnati Bell Extended Territories LLC

Ordinance 13-2021 Establishing Requirements for Payment of Taxes, and Protocols for Imposition of Penalties, Interest and Attorney Fees Charged in Collecting Delinquent Taxes

Ordinance 12-2021 Establishing the Tax Rate for Fiscal Year 2021-2022

Ordinance 11-2021 Establishing Waste Fees for Fiscal Years 2022 and 2023

Ordinance 10-2021 Relating to the Police Department to Delete Reference to "Pay Levels"

Ordinance 09-2021 Establishing Non-Elected Offices of the City and a Plan of Personnel Classification and Organization

Ordinance 08-2021 Relating to the City's Committees and Their Meetings

Ordinance 07-2021 Adopting an Amended Interlocal Agreement with Kenton County Fiscal Court for Code Enforcement

Ordinance 06-2021 Adopting the Budget for the Fiscal Year 2021-2022

Ordinance 05-2021 Amending the Budget for the Fiscal Year 2020-2021

Ordinance 04-2021 Reducing Occupational License Tax Rate on Employees Effective 7-1-2021

Ordinance 03-2021 Adding Section 71.06 to the Traffic Code of the Fort Wright Code of Ordinances, Prohibiting the Operation of Commercial Trucks on East Henry Clay and West Henry Clay, and Providing for Penalties

Ordinance 01-2021 Establishing a Tax Amnesty Program for Fiscal Year 2020-2021

Ordinance 05-2020 Establishing Waste Fees for Fiscal Year 2020-2021

Ordinance 04-2020 Fixing the Tax Rate for Fiscal Year 2020-2021

Ordinance 03-2020 Adopting the Budget for Fiscal Year 2020-2021

Ordinance 02-2020 Amending the Budget for Fiscal Year 2019-2020

Ordinance 01-2020 Confirming the Sale and Awarding of a Non-exclusive Franchise to MCIMetro Access Transmission Services Corp. D/B/A Verizon

Ordinance 10-2019 Amending the Zoning Ordinance to Add Self-Storage Facilities as a Conditional Use in the HOC Zone, Subject to Certain Standards

Ordinance 09-2019 Fixing the tax rate for Fiscal Year 2019-2020

Ordinance 08-2019 Adopting the Budget for Fiscal Year 2019-2020

Ordinance 07-2019 Amending the Zoning Ordinance to Add Retails Sales and Services and Offices to Permitted Uses in the HOC Zone

Ordinance 06-2019 Approving a Sidewalk Waiver for Resurrection Church, Inc.

Ordinance 05-2019 Establishing Waste Fees for Fiscal Year 2019-2020

Ordinance 02-2019 Dissolving the Parks and Recreation Board and repealing sections 97.15 and 97.16 of the Fort Wright Code of Ordinances

Ordinance 01-2019 Approving the Amended Stage 1 Development Plan for Fort Wright SK Cornerstone, LLC

Ordinance 14-2018 Amending the Fee Schedule for Emergency Medical and Transportation Services

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)