Planning's mission is to provide a vision and strategy that will allow Lexington to grow and prosper while preserving, protecting, and enhancing existing neighborhoods, downtown and the rural Bluegrass cultural landscape.
If you have a question, comment or concern, email Planning and we’ll get your issue addressed by the right person.
The offices of the Division of Planning are open to the public, effective June 11, 2021.
Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about the meeting formats of our Boards and Commissions or if you would like to schedule a video-teleconference meeting with staff.
You may contact us by phone at (859) 258-3160 or through the Planning Mailbox at email@example.com.
For more information about transportation planning in Lexington-Fayette County, as well as the Lexington Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, visit the MPO website.
Ordinances and regulations
|Baillie, Hal||Planner Senior – Planning Services – Zoning||(859) 258-3184|
|Brown, Pamela||Zoning Enforcement Officer||(859) 425-2037|
|Castro, Samantha||Planner Senior – Long Range Planning||(859) 258-3179|
|Coy, Grace||Planning Technician||(859) 258-3152|
|Cunningham, Stephanie||Administrative Specialist – Planning Services||(859) 258-3189|
|David, Joey||Planner Senior – Transportation Planning / Lexington Area MPO – Transit||(859) 258-3178|
|Duncan, AICP, James||Director||(859) 258-3172|
|Emmons, Jimmy||Planner Senior – Transportation Planning / Lexington Area MPO||(859) 258-3165|
|Friedmann, Valerie||Planner Senior – Long Range Planning||(859) 258-3267|
|Gallt, Cheryl||Planner – Planning Services – New Development / Subdivision Plans||(859) 425-2208|
|Gleason, Kenzie||Administrative Officer – Transportation Planning / Lexington Area MPO||(859) 258-3605|
|Hedge, Lauren||Planner – Planning Services – New Development / Subdivision Plans||(859) 258-3298|
|Hu, Sam||Planner Senior – Transportation Planning / Lexington Area MPO – Congestion Management||(859) 258-3053|
|Jarman, David||Planner – Zoning Compliance||(859) 258-3885|
|Jefferson, Elizabeth||Administrative Specialist – Long Range Planning||(859) 258-3260|
|Johnson, Kenna||Staff Assistant Senior – Zoning Compliance||(859) 258-3261|
|Kearns, Grover S.||Planning Senior||(859) 258-3180|
Administrative Specialist – Zoning Compliance
|Martin, AICP, Tom||Planner Senior – Planning Services – Development / Subdivision||(859) 258-3182|
|Midyett Goderwis, Autumn||Planner Senior – Zoning Compliance – BOA||(859) 258-3187|
|Sherwood, Parker||Planner - Transportation Planning / Lexington Area MPO||(859) 258-3168|
|Taylor, Christopher||Administrative Officer – Long Range Planning||(859) 258-3181|
|Thompson, Philip Scott||Planner – Transportation Planning / Lexington Area MPO - Bicycle & Pedestrian||(859) 258-3173|
|Wade, AICP, Traci||Manager – Planning Services||(859) 258-3183|
|Walker, Greg||Zoning Enforcement Officer||(859) 258-3248|
|Weaver, Lauren||Planner Senior – Long Range Planning||(859) 258-3170|
|Whitaker, Pam||Administrative Specialist Principal||(859) 258-3164|
|Whittington, Brenda||Administrative Specialist – Transportation Planning / Lexington Area MPO||(859) 258-3162|
Manager – Long Range Planning
|Woods, Deborah||Administrative Specialist – Planning Services||(859) 258-3185|
The City is rethinking parking requirements for developments and is asking the public to weigh in.
The concept focuses on safety and efficiency for people traveling by car, bus, bike or on foot.
Imagine Nicholasville Road is a study of the U.S. 27 corridor extending between downtown Lexington and Brannon Crossing, just south of the Fayette-Jessamine Co. line.