Airport Zoning Commission


The Kentucky Airport Zoning Commission provides protection of the public investment in Kentucky airports and its facilities, the interest of the public in developing a sound air transportation system within the Commonwealth. ​

 Applicable Airport Zoning Laws

KRS 183.861 - 183.873
KAR Title 602

​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 four months. This includes but is not limited to construction cranes and similar construction equipment. Reference 602 KAR 50:090, Permit Application Procedures.

IMPORTANT: Any construction or alteration to a structure requires that two forms (TC 55-2 FAA Form 7460-1) be submitted 90 days prior to the date the proposed construction or alteration is to begin.
NOTE: A permit from the KAZC does not relieve the permit applicant or representative of compliance relating to any law, ordinance, or regulation of any federal, state, or local government body. Please check with the Department of Housing, Building,​ and Construction for additional applicable permits.
Filing and Submitting Instructions
 Application for Permit to Construct or Alter a Structure: KYTC eForm or Form TC 55-2 replaces TC 56-50
 Notice of Proposed Construction of Alteration: FAA Form 7460-1 


Kentucky Airport Zoning Administrator
421 Buttermilk Pike
Covington, KY 41017
Phone: (859) 341-2700
Desk Phone: (502) 330-3955
Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm EST, M-F
June 2019 Agenda.pdfJune 2019 Agenda
Application Deadline: July 8, 2019
KY Transportation Office Building, 200 Mero ST, Frankfort, KY 406228/8/2019 9:30 AM8/8/2019 1:00 PM
Application Deadline: September 9, 2019
KY Transportation Office Building, 200 Mero ST, Frankfort, KY 4062210/10/2019 9:30 AM10/10/2019 1:00 PM
Application Deadline: November 11, 2019
KY Transportation Office Building, 200 Mero ST, Frankfort, KY 4062212/12/2019 9:30 AM12/12/2019 1:00 PM

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