Kentucky law requires that all structures built on or near an airport, as defined by KRS 183.861, must be approved and permitted by the Kentucky Airport Zoning Commission. This includes but is not limited to buildings, antenna towers, water towers, above ground electrical power lines, runway and taxiway extensions, apron expansion, parking lots and construction cranes.
Penalties: KRS 183.990
Any structure that is constructed or operating within the jurisdictional limits of the Kentucky Airport Zoning Commission must be approved and permitted.
Temporary Structure Permits are issued by the Administrator for a maximum duration of 4 months. This includes, but is not limited to, construction cranes and similar construction equipment. Reference 602 KAR 50:090, Permit Application Procedures.