Environmental Services

PLEASE NOTE: In response to COVID-19 and the CDC’s recommendations, we are no longer accepting in-person payments. Checks and money orders for Commercial Landscape Sureties and Payment of Violations can be mailed to the address below. Checks, money orders, and cash payments can be deposited at the LexServ dropbox in front of the Government Center, 200 East Main St. Payments deposited in the LexServ dropbox need to include the purpose of the payment and applicant contact information.   

Division of Environmental Services
200 E. Main St.
9th Floor
Lexington, KY  40507

The Division of Environmental Services provides a wide range of environmentally-related services to city government and the public. These include civic beautification, urban forestry, greenway management, mowing of corridors and county roads, enforcement of environmental ordinances, public outreach and education, and internal energy initiatives.  


Lex Glow Ride to light up the night Nov. 5

Bring your bikes and scooters out for a spin at the first-ever Lex Glow Ride.

Get to know Lexington’s trees with the Go See Trees Fall Challenge

City is issuing a challenge to residents: go see Lexington’s trees.

Art by Nature offers an artistic take on Lexington’s trees

Experience the beauty of Lexington’s trees by visiting the Art by Nature: Trees exhibit in the Julietta Market at Greyline Station (101 W. Loudon Ave). The opening reception is Thursday, October 14 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.