It was overhauled in fall of 2020 to make the zoning process easier and more customer friendly.
Yes, almost always.
Zoning permits authorize the use of a building or property as well as the construction of, or an addition to, a building.
A zoning permit is required before a building permit may be issued by Planning and Development Services of Kenton County.
Check out these application guides:
Additions to Existing Structures
Carports and Detached Garages
Change of Use and New Business Tenant
Driveways and Parking
Short Term Rentals
Subdivision Drawing Example
If the property is located within an Historic Preservation overlay, a Certificate of Appropriateness issued by the Historic Preservation Officer is required prior to a zoning review.
Apply for a right-of-way or encroachment permit
Tree mitigation and hillside development
Long-term and short-term rental licenses
Apply for a construction/building permit
Applying for Occupational License
Regulatory Services Manager & Zoning Administrator