Code Enforcement

The City of Hopkinsville contracts with Community and Development Services (formerly the Planning Commission) to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the general public through enforcement of building and other codes as part of efforts to eliminate blight throughout the city.

The public is encouraged to use the information below to become more familiar with the local code enforcement process.

Report a Property
To report a blighted property, overgrown yard/tree, or junk/abandoned vehicle, click here anytime or call (270) 887-4285 Monday - Friday between 7am and 6pm.

Find Out How the Code Enforcement Process Works
See a step-by-step explanation of what happens after a property is reported for code enforcement.

See the Code Enforcement Board Hearing Schedule
Code Enforcement Board meetings are open to the public and held the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month at 5:45pm in the Council Chamber of the Hopkinsville Municipal Center located at 715 South Virginia Street.  Click here to find out when the next meeting will be and review agendas from past meetings.

Locate Blighted Property Records
Click here to see records of Code Enforcement Board fines and final orders.

Pay Fines or Donate Property
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Learn About Us
Code Enforcement was established by city ordinance in 2002 as a division within Community & Development Services (formerly the Planning Commission) to ensure occupied houses meet basic property maintenance standards.  Over the years, additional ordinances have been adopted to strengthen local beautification and property maintenance efforts.