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


Work on Clays Mill Road Improvement project resumes this week

Work on the Clays Mill Road Improvement project resumes on Wednesday, April 7.

Mechanical problem delays work on rail trail bridge, road closure

Mechanical issues with a crane that will position concrete beams for the new Brighton Rail Trail Bridge over Man O’ War Boulevard, has pushed back that work to late Friday night/Saturday morning.

Placement of beams for Rail Trail Bridge will impact Man O’ War Blvd.

Motorists who drive Man O’ War Boulevard near Hamburg shopping center will encounter minor to major lane closures next week, beginning on Tuesday, Jan. 26, and continuing through early Friday morning, Jan. 28.