Building Application Process
Please note that for all commercial projects, a meeting with the building inspector is required prior to application. Please call the office to discuss any potential commercial projects.
For new & existing private access/driveway entrances off State and County roads, Please provide with applications for new residential and garage permits.
For State Highway access, contact the Transportation Cabinet
tel. (270) 766-5066
For County Road access, contact Hardin County Road Dept.
tel. (270) 737-6046
On-Site Sewage System
An on-site sewage disposal system site evaluation must be conducted by the Hardin County Health Department prior to the issuance of a building permit for all dwellings or structures with plumbing.
Hardin County Health Dept.
tel. (270) 769-0312
If a residence contains 2,000 square feet or more under roof (including attached garages and covered decks), a set of construction plans must be provided for review. All commercial projects require a plan review. Please see the commercial application packet for building plan requirements.
Once a permit is issued, the owner or contractor must contact our office to schedule the appropriate inspections.
(*see checklist below)