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.

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

Visit Lexington's One-Stop Shop portal for help with permitting.

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


Sidewalks coming to Wilson Downing and Squires Roads

Sidewalk construction will begin April 15 to improve pedestrian access and safety in surrounding neighborhoods.

Lexington’s improved ranking means lower flood insurance rates for residents

The city has improved its ranking in the National Flood Insurance program through local flood mitigation activities.

Upcoming sanitary sewer construction on Locust Avenue

Part of Locust Avenue will be closed for sanitary sewer replacement beginning on Wednesday, Jan. 17. This is part of the Meadows/Northland/Arlington Project.