New program allows residents to view building permits in their neighborhoods

Residents can view land use and building permit activity in their neighborhoods and all of Fayette County by using the City’s recently launched web-based platform, AgencyCounter. The program offers an efficient, user-friendly way to view development activity throughout Lexington.

AgencyCounter features notification alerts that will email residents when construction-related activity is occurring within a neighborhood, council district or along an individual block.  Residents can follow what’s happening in the community on either a mobile device or desktop computer. It is updated daily.

To get started, visit  A link can also be found on the City’s open data portal. To receive notifications about permits in specific areas, residents will need to submit their email address.

AgencyCounter is a newer version of Buildingeye, the program the City previously used to share permit activity with the public.