The Division of Engineering oversees the design and construction of capital infrastructure projects, ensures new development is compliant with the community’s standards, and manages permitting within the public right-of-way.

PLEASE NOTE: In response to COVID-19 and the CDC’s recommendations, until further we will no longer accept in-person payments effective Monday, March 23, 2020. Land Disturbance Permit payments can be done by credit card online. Checks and money orders can be mailed to the address below. Checks, money orders, and cash payments can be deposited at the LexServ drop box in front of 200 East Main St.  Payments deposited in the LexServ dropbox need to include the purpose of the payment and applicant contact information. No permits will be issued until payment has been received.

Division of Engineering
101 E. Vine St.
4th Floor
Lexington, KY  40507

Manuals for New Development and Design and Construction can be found on their pages.

Paint markings on the street could be local utility companies marking their service lines.  Below are the standard paint colors used by each utility.

Call before you dig


Galata Drive/Clays Mill Road intersection to be closed for a week

Galata Drive at Clays Mill Road will be closed Jan. 24 - Jan. 28.

Two-lane travel on Clays Mill is expected to resume Saturday

Two-lane travel on Clays Mill Road is expected to resume Saturday.

Work on Clays Mill Road to prompt short-term detour

The lane closure is expected to start on Thursday, November 4 and continue through Thursday, November 18.