Perry County Ordinances

KRS 67.083 Additional powers of fiscal courts.

(1) It is the purpose of this section to provide counties as units of general purpose local government with the necessary latitude and flexibility to provide and finance various governmental services within those functional areas specified in subsection (3) of this section, while the General Assembly retains full authority to prescribe and limit by statute local governmental activities when it deems such action necessary.

(3) The fiscal court shall have the power to carry out governmental functions necessary for the operation of the county. Except as otherwise provided by statute or the Kentucky Constitution, the fiscal court of any county may enact ordinances, issue regulations, levy taxes, issue bonds, appropriate funds, and employ personnel in performance of the following public functions:
          (a) Control of animals, and abatement of public nuisances;
          (b) Regulation of public gatherings;
          (c) Public sanitation and vector control;
          (d) Provision of hospitals, ambulance service, programs for the health and welfare of the aging and juveniles, and other public health facilities and services;
          (e) Provision of corrections facilities and services, and programs for the confinement, care, and rehabilitation of juvenile law offenders;
          (f) Provision of parks, nature preserves, swimming pools, recreation areas, libraries, museums, and other recreational and cultural facilities and programs;
          (g) Provision of cemeteries and memorials;
          (h) Conservation, preservation and enhancement of natural resources including soils, water, air, vegetation, and wildlife;
          (i) Control of floods;
          (j) Facilitating the construction and purchase of new and existing housing; causing the repair or demolition of structures which present a hazard to public health, safety, or morals or are otherwise inimical to the welfare of residents of the county; causing the redevelopment of housing and related commercial, industrial, and service facilities in urban or rural areas; providing education and counseling services and technical assistance to present and future residents of publicly assisted housing;
          (k) Planning, zoning, and subdivision control according to the provisions of KRS Chapter 100;
          (l) Adoption, by reference or in full, of technical codes governing new construction, renovation, or maintenance of structures intended for human occupancy;
          (m) Regulation of commerce for the protection and convenience of the public;
          (n) Regulation of the sale of alcoholic beverages according to the provisions of KRS Chapters 241 to 244;
          (o) Exclusive management of solid wastes by ordinance or contract or by both and disposition of abandoned vehicles;
          (p) Provision of public buildings, including armories, necessary for the effective delivery of public services;
          (q) Cooperation with other units of government and private agencies for the provision of public services, including, but not limited to, training, educational services, and cooperative extension service programs;
          (r) Provision of water and sewage and garbage disposal service but not gas or electricity; including management of onsite sewage disposal systems;
          (s) Licensing or franchising of cable television;
          (t) Provision of streets and roads, bridges, tunnels and related facilities, elimination of grade crossings, provision of parking facilities, and enforcement of traffic and parking regulations;
          (u) Provision of police and fire protection;
          (v) Regulation of taxis, buses, and other passenger vehicles for hire;
          (w) Provision and operation of air, rail and bus terminals, port facilities, and public transportation systems;
          (x) Promotion of economic development of the county, directly or in cooperation with public or private agencies, including the provision of access roads, land and buildings, and promotion of tourism and conventions;
          (y) Preservation of historic structures; and
          (z) Regulation of establishments or commercial enterprises offering adult entertainment and adult entertainment activities.

(4) The county judge/executive is hereby authorized and empowered to exercise all of the executive powers pursuant to this section.

(6) If a county is authorized to regulate an area which the state also regulates, the county government may regulate the area only by enacting ordinances which are consistent with state law or administrative regulation:
          (a) If the state statute or administrative regulation prescribes a single standard of conduct, a county ordinance is consistent if it is identical to the state statute or administrative regulation;
          (b) If the state statute or administrative regulation prescribes a minimal standard of conduct, a county ordinance is consistent if it establishes a standard which is the same as or more stringent than the state standard;
          (c) A county government may adopt ordinances which incorporate by reference state statutes and administrative regulations in areas in which a county government is authorized to act.

(7) County ordinances which prescribe penalties for their violation shall be enforced throughout the entire area of the county unless:
          (a) Otherwise provided by statute; or
          (b) The legislative body of any city within the county has adopted an ordinance pertaining to the same subject matter which is the same as or more stringent than the standards that are set forth in the county ordinance. The fiscal court shall forward a copy of each ordinance which is to be enforced throughout the entire area of the county to the mayor of each city in the county.​


 

 ​​Ordinances

​​2015

An ordinance approving a lease for the financing of a project, providing for the payment and security of the lease; creating a sinking fund, and authorizing the execution of various documents related to such lease.

 
An ordinance establishing a code enforcement board.

 
An ordinance establishing continuity of Government.
 

​2​013

An ordinance relating to the proper keeping and care of livestock and fowl in Perry County, and establishing standards and regulations for the proper keeping and care of livestock and fowl.

​2011


An ordinance relating to the reappointment and redistricting of the Perry County Magisterial District boundaries pursuant to KRS 67.045.

An ordinance relating to the proper keeping and care of livestock in Perry County, and establishing standards and regulations of the proper keeping and care of livestock.

​2010


An ordinance approving a lease for the financing of a project; providing for the payment and security of the lease; creating a sinking fund; authorizing the execution of various documents related to such lease; and making certain designations regarding such lease.

An ordinance​ approving a lease for the financing of a project; providing for the payment and security of the lease; creating a sinking fund; and authorizing the execution of various documents related to such lease.

2007

​An ​ordinance​ providing regulation of sexually oriented businesses and their employees.

2005

An ordinance pertaining to cost recovery for response to hazardous material releases in Perry County and its cities.

An ordinance​ relating to the use of lethal force by gunshot by Perry County animal control personnel.

2003

An ordinance requiring residents of Perry county to connect to an approved on-site wastewater system or a public sewer system if available; and establishing penalties.

2002

An ordinance pertaining to the public health, safety, and welfare; regulating the storage, collection, transportation, processing and disposal of solid waste; authorizing the advertisement, selection, and awarding of a franchise for the collection and disposal of solid waste; establishing the procedure​ for solid waste disposal site applications, review and approval/disapproval; prohibiting specific acts pertaining to solid waste disposal and littering; and providing a penalty for validation of the provisions of this ordinance.

2001

An ordinance pertaining to fair housing.

An ordinance of the County of Perry, Kentucky authorizing the issuance of general obligation public project bonds, series 2001 (Detention Facility Project) in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $6,175,000; approving a form of bond; authorizing designated officers to execute and deliver the bonds; providing for the payment and security of the bonds; creating a bond payment fund; creating a sinking fund; authorizing acceptance of the bid of the bond purchaser for the purchase of the bonds; and repealing inconsistent ordinances.

2000

An ordinance of the County of Perry, Kentucky authorizing the issuance of general obligation public purpose bond anticipation notes, series 2000A, general obligation public purpose bond anticipation notes, series 2000B and general obligation public purpose bond amount of $6,050,000; approving the forms of the series A notes, series B notes and series C notes; authorizing designated officers to execute and deliver the notes; providing for the payment and security of the notes; providing for the issuance of County of Perry, Kentucky general obligation public purpose bonds (Detention Facility Project) in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $7,000,000 to provide funds to retire said notes when due; creating a note payment fund; creating a sinking fund, and repealing inconsistent ordinances.

1999

An ordinance applying to all areas of special flood hazard within the jurisdiction of Perry County, as identified by the Federal Insurance Administration, and mandates that no structure or land in said areas shall hereafter be located, or extended, converted or structurally altered without compliance with it provisions; requires the obtaining of a permit from the County Judge/Executive/Mayor as administrator and the Kentucky Division of Water; permitting of manufactured homes within areas of special flood hazard; requires that all new construction and substantial improvements be constructed with materials and utility equipment resistant to flood damage; provides that in all areas of special flood hazard, the lowest floor of any residential structure constructed or substantially improved shall have the lowest floor elevated to or above base flood elevation or has said floor floodproofed; and provides penalties of $500.00 or imprisonment of not more than 30 days for each day a violation of this ordinance continues.

An ordinance ​creating the Perry County Office of Emergency Management

An ordinance ​creating a non-taxing solid waste district pursuant to KRS 109.041 (13)(o) and KRS 67.08 (3)(o) establishing the number, term and appointment of its directors; grant of power to the district.

An amendment​ to  ordinance creating a non-taxing solid waste district pursuant to KRS 109.041 (13)(o) and KRS 67.08 (3)(o) establishing the number, term and appointment of its directors; grant of power to the district. Original ordinance passed by the Perry County Fiscal Court on June 30, 1998.

An ordinance relating to the annual budget and amendment thereof: Whereas the County of Perry has realized unbudgeted receipts from Coal Severance.
An ordinance pertaining to abandoned and junked vehicles.

1998

An ordinance creating a non-taxing solid waste district pursuant to KRS 109.041 (13)(o) and KRS 67.08 (3)(o) establishing the number, term and appointment of its directors; grant of power of the district.

1992

An ordinance ​relating to the Hazard Perry County Airport Board to be re-constituted and created.

1987

​An ordinance of the Fiscal Court of the County of Perry, Kentucky, relating to a supplemental indenture of trust amending certain provisions thereof pursuant to which the County of Perry, Kentucky health care system revenue bonds series 1984 (Appalachian Regional Hospitals, Inc. project were heretofore issued.​

An ordinance relating to closing a county road located on Jackson Branch County Road.

An ordinance ​relating to the establishment of a public properties corporation for the County of Perry, Kentucky.

1985

An ordinance relating to the opening of a county road in Airport Gardens, Perry County, Kentucky.

An ordinance relating to widening of Napier Branch Road located on Napier Branch in Perry County, Kentucky.

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